Leading CIOs share the decisions that they'd still like to take back. Check out their lessons learned from mistakes on costs, culture, career path, and more.
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Dennis Strong, McCoy's Building Supply CIO: This isn't really all that major, but it sure was aggravating. I switched from our local exchange carrier to a competitor, to save about $120,000. In my zeal to save money, I didn't do the necessary due diligence. The savings was there, but the timeliness for repair and new service didn't support our business requirements. In addition, its billing systems were a disaster and added an incredible amount of work.
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.