CIOs, to deal with shadow IT, have to provide business units with the means to do what they need to do without having to resort to sourcing technology on their own.
Stan Black, Citrix's first CSO, says he implemented a more consistent and uniform approach to how every function at Citrix consistently protects the business.
Despite all the negative headlines associated with the shadow IT phenomenon, it really isn’t a problem, as long as the right relationships are in place.
The 2017 findings are based on 17 factors that include job openings for STEM graduates per capita, share of the work force in STEM professions, projected demand for STEM jobs by 2020, annual median wage for STEM workers.
Stan Black, chief security officer at Citrix Systems, says companies need to be focused on data analytics, machine learning, and an understanding of individuals’ roles.
The key to making an impact as an IT leader is to come to the table as a business leader who happens to be running the technology team, rather than purely as a technologist waiting to receive requirements to fulfill.
“Citizen developers,” line-of-business employees with little or no expertise in traditional software development, are helping to relieve IT of the burden of application development.
While public cloud can be less expensive for some workloads, it can be more expensive for others; without a thoughtful, strategic approach, it can destroy value rather than create it.
Michael G. Winston has become something of a folk hero in the recession’s aftermath, never shying away from speaking out on corporate malfeasance. The author speaks about how to proceed.
A key line of defense will take the form of “security operations centers,” or SOCs. And with SMBs expected to be targeted more aggressively by the bad guys, making the SOC approach affordable is going to be essential.
Enabling all of the stakeholders in a technology project to have a voice, and dramatically streamlining the procurement process, SelectHub helps to eliminate the drivers of the shadow IT problem.
Aaron Elder, co-founder and CEO of Crelate Talent, sees his startup as focusing not just on the technology, but on the human dimension of hiring.
Michael Fauscette, chief research officer at G2 Crowd, has looked extensively at the software the Trump campaign used, and how its software strategy might have helped Trump win the presidential election.
Venkat Devraj, SelectHub CEO, argues that the issue isn’t that one CRM package is good, and another is bad. At issue is the need for the organization to look at technology purchases more holistically, and in a way that’s much more collaborative.
Rob Wilson, president of Employco USA, makes a compelling argument on the importance of the executive team, including the CIO, taking the time to ensure that the employee handbook is everything it needs to be.
Kevin Niblock, president and COO of Software AG North America, explains why CIOs are equipped to understand the “art of the possible,” and move into the CEO role.
Only one in five millennials ranks leadership as a top career goal; they value IT, technical, and interpersonal skills over managerial skills; millennial men are more likely than millennial women to aspire to fill leadership positions.
What is CRMNEXT, an Indian company, getting right, that U.S. CRM software providers have gotten wrong?
Telnyx, a VoIP services provider in Chicago, has its first overseas office in Dublin. Cofounder and COO Ian Reither discusses the choice and the benefits.