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11/2/2015
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Comic: Are CIOs Going Down With The IT Ship?

CIOs and children first! Is this generation of CIOs just being asked to go down with the IT ship? Or are its members plotting a new course?

CIOs keep taking broadsides from CFOs, the public cloud, consumerization, and more. Is IT sinking or floating?

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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12/1/2015 | 10:07:27 AM
Re: IT still not understood
@StaceyE I have to admit I'm not shocked because such waste tends to be the rule rather than the exception at organizations. I just wonder why she didn't bother telling you earlier.
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11/30/2015 | 1:59:58 PM
Re: IT still not understood
@StaceyE exactly so, it needs to be applied and contextualized if it is to bring value to a business.
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11/4/2015 | 5:02:59 PM
Re: IT still not understood
<without IT there is no business and without business there is NO IT too.> @Gig3 very true. What Oliver Ratzesberger, Senior Vice President of Software at Teradata  said about big data applies to all of IT. "without business results [it] is just a science project."
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Ariella,
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11/3/2015 | 9:32:47 AM
Re: new reality of todays IT's
I could withstand the other things, but not the coffee going over the rails.
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11/2/2015 | 3:06:58 PM
Re: new reality of todays IT's
Indeed, the best approach, it seems to me, is to actively work with all departments to make sure they're supported if not internally, then through secure vendors.
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11/2/2015 | 3:05:22 PM
The obvious...
So what data analytics computing program are they using?

I'm guessing R.

#rimshot
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