You can think of its a two modes or two hats but in either case, according to the analysts at Gartner, the successful CIO is the one who can operate at two speeds.
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Former Australian government CIO Glenn Archer will join Gartner in May where he will provide advice to governments globally on how they can better leverage technology solutions available to them.
New research from Gartner and CIO Magazine describe the shift from infrastructure to digital transformation. But, not all organizations are ready to change.
Tony Scott resigned as Microsoft's CIO in May. Now he's filling the same position at VMware. So we can strike his name off the Microsoft CEO replacement list, yes?
Microsoft is now on the hunt for a new CIO after Tony Scott resigned to follow up on his own personal projects.
Last week, Gartner released a report that had tech bloggers falling over themselves to declare Microsoft obsolete and the PC dead. Two problems. First, it's Gartner. And second, a closer look at the data paints a surprisingly rosy picture for Microsoft.
As the management of information assets become more important, chief data officers (CDOs) are beginning to emerge. Together with chief technology officers (CTOs), the CDOs may render the role of the CIO redundant, according to Gartner analyst Douglas Laney.
Having been a Microsoft client for a long time, CBA is locked into a Windows environment unless a viable alternative comes along, according to the bank's CIO, Michael Harte.
Australian Power and Gas has implemented Microsoft Dynamics CRM and other Microsoft software to handle a skyrocketing number of customer queries, but the company's CIO has said that he won't complete the ecosystem with Windows 8 tablets, as the iPad works just fine for a BYOD model.
Gartner's latest tablet prediction data is out. In spite of Windows 8's imminent arrival, Microsoft and its OEM partners don't fare well.
The increasing use of smartphones and tablets for personal computing tasks is leading users to put a "personal cloud" at the centre of their digital lives, according to Gartner Inc. Where once they would have centralised their data on a PC, probably by synchronising with Microsoft Outlook, they will increasingly synchronise their data using cloud-based services.
It will be no surprise Gartner is reporting that CIO's believe their 2012 IT budgets will be flat. What's interesting is the way in which top business priorities match topics du jour.
Notebook PCs and media tablets are clearly different beasts, and today, research companies such as Gartner and IDC count them separately. This is easy because the vast majority of notebook PCs run Microsoft Windows on Intel processors, while the vast majority of tablets run Apple's IOS on ARM chips.
Google's cloud email catching up on its main rival, say analysts...
Microsoft may be discontinuing its Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) product, according to information from analysts with the Gartner Group. But Microsoft is neither completely confirming nor denying Gartner's assertion.
Microsoft wants to spend less on cooling and more on processing in its datacentres over the next two years by increasing the efficiency with which the facilities consume power.On Tuesday, at a Samsung CIO Green Forum in Munich, Rick Bakken, Microsoft's senior director of datacentre evangelism within its Global Foundation Services department, said the company is attempting to slash the average power usage effectiveness (PUE) of all Microsoft datacentres from 2.
Both IDC and Gartner have reported weak first quarter sales for the PC industry, and that's likely to translate into some profit headwinds for Microsoft in its fiscal third quarter.
Both IDC and Gartner reported weak first quarter sales for the PC industry and that's likely to translate into some profit headwinds for Microsoft in its fiscal third quarter.
Gartner projects that Apple's iOS will hold 47 per cent of the tablet operating system market in 2015, with Android at 38.6 per cent. RIM's QNX will have a respectable 10 per cent of the tablet market in 2015. The big assumption for Gartner over the next 4 years: Microsoft will have no tablet answer.
Gartner doesn't see Microsoft as a tablet player at all through 2015. To grasp, this prediction you have to assume that the software giant won't figure out tablets---period.
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