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10/19/2015
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Comic: CIO Horror Stories

These are the things that go bump in the night for the CIO.

It might be Halloween, but these scary stories keep CIOs up at night all year long.

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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shamika
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shamika,
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1/26/2016 | 9:13:45 AM
Re: CIO
@JimC I agree with you. In my opinion I think they are stupid when taking strategic decisions which will benefit both business and the IT department.
JimC
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JimC,
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1/26/2016 | 6:44:11 AM
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There are plenty of stories about CIOs themelves.  The most horrific are those of CIOs and their VPs of IT who are dishonest, cowardly and stupid.  Few things are as dangerous as a decision maker who's about to retire and knows (s)he'll never have to answer for idiotic, self-serving, IT purchases that cause harm to their company/organization.
impactnow
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impactnow,
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10/28/2015 | 12:50:28 PM
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Data Breach has to be a top title!
SaneIT
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SaneIT,
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10/23/2015 | 8:06:35 AM
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I have to agree, Non Stop Demand sounds like the most frightening one.  Maybe some BYOD titles, Can't we put this in the cloud or I have a nephew who does IT would work in that stack of stories too.
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jastroff,
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10/20/2015 | 12:07:41 PM
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@brian -- You won me over with "Non Stop Demand"

perfect!
shamika
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shamika,
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10/20/2015 | 12:52:29 AM
CIO
I wonder whether there will be an opportunity to write a horror story about my CIO. 
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