Gary Scholten, CIO for Principal Financial Group, tells ZDNet the benefits and challenges of integrating IT with the cloud, including agility, cloud bursting, governance, vendor management, and more.
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Adaptive Insights, a cloud-based corporate performance management vendor, has a new CEO. Tom Bogan comes from a lengthy finance career - something that could be of value as the company (and the sector) continues to experience growth.
Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) tightens the security screws in Windows and applications. It's set up for enterprise deployment and management.
Microsoft's MDOP 2014 R2 set of management and deployment tools for Windows, adds new application and user-experience virtualization features.
A Fujitsu research report has highlighted that while Australian industries are using IT to achieve improved emissions management, they've stalled in the last two years and have therefore missed out on financial benefits.
Mega IT outsourcing deals spanning multiple years are no longer a fad due to business concerns over vendor lockin and lack of transparency, but multi-sourcing models are also challenging to manage and require additional resources that companies may not have.
The human capital management provider says the new user experience will become native to its entire product portfolio.
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Mastering digital transformation under the pressure of possible disruption is challenging, especially with so many lacking the management and experience necessary. Clear direction and initiative from the right leader can make a substantial push forward.
Research into the gap between customer expectations and their experience have profound implications for IT and the CIO.
Here are some thoughts on how I see the CRM market moving and various tech companies and projects that I think you'll find to your liking.
Along with user experience improvements, the SunSystems 6.2 financial management platform offers expanded social business capabilities.
Companies should remember to align potential benefits with business objectives, and be prepared to ask vendors critical questions about the architecture and management of the service being considered.
Rajul Garg and Dinesh Singh have devised a cost-effective solution for the beleaguered Indian techie.
A recent skills and jobs survey is a harbinger to a nightmarish future that awaits the average Indian engineer.
Learn about dark meat turkey, Jedi family management skills, and a little tech. Plus some tips about how to have and enjoy a non-traditional holiday and giving Mom a break.
Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
Enterprises have to decide whether to look at hiring new talent for big data or infusing existing data management talent with new skills.
The real advantage to everyone in the Microsoft/Nokia deal is that the user experience will be better. That benefits everyone...
The benefits of teaching entrepreneurial skills to younger students.
Preparing for the NBN is far and away the last priority for Australian IT managers, according to survey findings that suggest they're more concerned about finding the skills to support BYOD, mobility and cloud rollouts.
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