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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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tag4001
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tag4001,
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11/3/2015 | 5:15:23 AM
IT still not understood
What's new.  IT has and continues to be perceived as an expensive operational cost that hinders profitability.

Little do they consider that profitability happens to run on the network, servers, applications and all of IT.

On this perspective, IT understands business, but business doesn't understand IT.

 

CIOs who understands the business and drives business strategies by leveraging IT will survive.  Others who leverage their CIO status to drive pet projects, will ultimately fail, but the most detrimental aspect is its contribution to the demise of a CIO.
batye
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batye,
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11/2/2015 | 9:09:07 PM
Re: new reality of todays IT's
@jastroff, I think it will develop and adjust :)
jastroff
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jastroff,
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11/2/2015 | 3:53:56 PM
Re: new reality of todays IT's
so you don't think CIOs are doomed? or will morph into something else?
Joe Stanganelli
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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.
Joe Stanganelli
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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
batye
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batye,
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11/2/2015 | 2:19:25 PM
new reality of todays IT's
new reality of todays IT's or life in IT sector.... 
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