We're on deck for two weeks of all cloud all the time. Cloud, outsourcing etcetera may just be excuses for a lack of CIO influence.
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New CIO survey finds somewhat tighter IT budgets, and a couple of surprises: less money for cloud, and a new outsourcing destination.
While CIO says outsourcing deal with Capgemini will allow tech team to work on other projects...
Call centre and business outsourcing provider Stellar has named a new chief information officer (CIO) for its Asia Pacific business.
Customer communications outsourcing firm Salmat has appointed former Babcock and Brown CIO David Hackshall as its chief information officer, filling the vacancy left when Aaron Panozza resigned in May 2009.
Australian Customs CIO Murray Harrison dislikes SLAs and runs away if a vendor talks to him about innovation. In this interview, he also explains why getting excited about gadgets can be dangerous and talks about how Customs' outsourcing strategy has evolved.
In the second part of his interview, Defence CIO Greg Farr talks about outsourcing, the skills crisis and reveals his most urgent IT priority.
Australian Tax Office CIO Bill Gibson believes that with the days of one-vendor-fits-all type outsourcing now over, long-running rivals will be forced to enter marriages of convenience if they are to get a share of the government dollar.
The Australian Tax Office's past outsourcing contracts were too rigid to cope with technological change, according to its CIO, Bill Gibson -- so this time, business gets shotgun and IT will take a back seat.
Australian Customs' CIO, Murray Harrison, says service level agreements (SLAs) don't work in outsourcing arrangements and when vendors use the term "innovation", their suggestions generally works against the interests of the customer.
Not according to research described in CIO Insight:“Right now, anybody who is working in the SAP world, either with functional or technical skills, is doing great,” said Jim Lanzalotto, vice president of strategy and marketing for Yoh, a recruiting and outsourcing firm, based in Philadelphia. “The demands are for specialized skills, and if you’ve got to pick the right market to be a specialist in, the world of SAP is hot.
In this latest CIO Visions interview Wybrow explains how he fosters a culture of innovation against a backdrop of IT consolidation and outsourcing across Vodafone's mobile communications empire and 4,000-strong IT workforce.
Virgin Group CIO Gareth Lewis gives an insight into the innovative culture at Sir Richard Branson's company, explains the fine balance between standardisation and unique technology for the various business units and the benefits of offshore outsourcing in this latest CIO Visions interview.
'It's mine and you can't touch it' versus 'why on earth would I still want to manage that?'...
Years of frustration with "unfair" IT outsourcing contracts and chronic IT underfunding have driven Victoria Police CIO Valda Berzins to shake things up at the organisation, with a new senior staffer soon to come onboard to help her guide a major overhaul of the organisation's IT strategy.
Karenann Terrell, CIO of Chrysler Group and Mercedes Benz North America, talks with ZDNet editor-in-chief Dan Farber about the challenges of integrating the two companies into a global business. She also discusses outsourcing, Web 2.0, RFID, open source, and utility computing.
Ten years of outsourcing have left the South Australian government with a shortage in skilled technology workers and at "the mercy of the market", according to the man behind its AU$250 million infrastructure procurement program.
Coca-Cola Amatil chief information officer Peter McNamee claims companies which outsource large projects effectively surrender any chance of lowering costs.Citing industry debate over the cost benefits of the practice, McNamee believes outsourcing comes at the expense of improving in-house skills, which might reduce those costs over time.