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5 Reasons The Chief Information Officer (CIO) Matters More Than Ever

The fact that some Chief Information Officers (CIO) are poor executives has been misinterpreted to mean that the entire genus is suspect. It is true that ongoing longitudinal research associated with the CIO Solutions Gallery Program hosted by the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University indicates that 61% of CIOs in the Global […]

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Hungry For Efficiencies, Mitsui Foods Turned To Sungard AS For Oracle Application Management

If you enjoy drinking a hot cup of gourmet Arabica coffee or sipping a refreshing glass of fruit juice, chances are you’ve consumed a beverage touched by Mitsui Foods. Mitsui Foods is an importer and distributor of a diverse line of food and beverage products including coffees, juices, and packaged and frozen foods. Global companies […]

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Author: Thornton May on

Who’s Stopping You From Getting The Most Out Of Big Data Analytics? (Hint: Could be the CFO)

Every industry has the potential of being transformed by the innovative combination of big data analytics and modern IT. The question many boards of directors are asking is – “if analytics is such a game-changer, if the disruptive potential of collecting and analyzing massive amounts of data is so powerful, why aren’t we getting the […]

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Think You Don’t Work In Information Security? Think Again!

Admiral Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, said he expects a major cyberattack. “It’s only a matter of the ‘when,’ not the ‘if,’ that we are going to see something dramatic.” Many other security experts would agree with him: John Masserini, the charismatic Chief Information Security Officer at Miami International Holdings, recently […]

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6 Key Information Technology Outsourcing Considerations for CIOs To Avoid “Gridlock”

I’ve been on the buyer side of the information technology (IT) outsourcing equation, so I know how it works. The majority of the time, companies reduce selection criteria to a commoditized IT services grid. In such a grid, services are put along one axis and potential vendors along the other. Services are checked off, and […]

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