In this series, we look at the responses to our IT Priorities survey to find out just what business professionals around the world -- and in specific regions -- see to be their most important IT issues. These articles drill down into the wealth of data we've collected to bring you new insights around what your peers are thinking and doing. Stay tuned for more coverage.
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'The idea of planning a year in advance is absolute nonsense, and we all know it.'
Accenture says higher-performing IT teams are more open to new projects, cloud and virtualization.
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The biggest risk "by far" for IT leaders is being shortsighted and entrenched in status quo over cloud adoption, who will then get caught out by rivals, says Rackspace's Asia-Pacific CTO.
When asked how many of the features added to AWS have been inspired by customer request, Selipsky replied without a pause, "All of them."
Virtual desktops have always been a tough sell in business, but now Amazon is giving it a try with its Amazon WorkSpaces. Can Amazon do for the virtual desktop what it already did for the cloud?
As well as outlining the typical backgrounds of current chief digital officers, CDO Rich Gallagher offers his views on the skills they need and the issues they grapple with.
New initiatives such as analytics as a service is 'really where we wanted SOA to go all along,' says industry veteran John Crupi.
The endless parade of technologies to improve workforce collaboration has certainly led to the shrinking of time and distance, but has it actually let to a long-term increase in engagement and business performance? What should enterprises do today?
The journey for that shiny box under the tree often starts with decisions made in the IT office.
Paychex used to take phoned or mailed-in timesheets and cut checks. Now it's a software company. So, does it compete with ADP or Oracle PeopleSoft?
DevOps means both more collaboration and end-to-end automation -- a boost to IT service management.
The region's tech expenditure is expected to hit US$767 billion next year, as companies gear up to tap opportunities created by a "Digital Industrial Economy", according to Gartner.
CIO of Rio 2016 presents key numbers of the IT operation supporting the Games
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