This overview of six of the CIO Executive Council’s most important pieces of intellectual capital
represents the thought leadership of literally hundreds of global CIOs spanning over half a
decade. It is intended to convey the Council’s position on the current and future CIO role and
the value that IT should be creating for the enterprise. We hope that it offers the IT community
an intriguing and comprehensive roadmap for continued success.
The Future-State CIO is a chief information office who has built a sound foundation of operational excellence, aligned IT with the business and enabled initiatives that transform how the enterprise operates, Building on this foundation and the credibility it created, the future-state CIO then devotes more time (in fact, the majority of his or her focus) to the role of business strategist— driving business strategy and innovation for competitive advantage. The CIO will act not just as a function head and transformation enabler, but as a co-leader of the business in identifying and capitalizing on new possibilities to deliver value with information. Read on.
This whitepaper provides information on the strategic imperative to integrate enterprise applications from SAP with broad ECM strategies, including the role of Microsoft platform and looks to explain the relationship between OpenText, SAP, and Microsoft, plus its value to your organisation.
The City of Los Angeles has 30,000+ employees and 44 different departments. When the city’s information technology agency, responsible for managing enterprise applications, was facing a $400 million deficit, it looked to Google Apps to provide the richest, most cost-effective and efficient communication solutions.
The financial pressures of the past two years have dramatically changed the decision making landscape for CIO's. The exponential growth of information and data is not being met with increased budgets and moreover, business divisions are increasingly reluctant to pay internal charge back rates for the skills that have traditionally coded, patched, backed up, recovered and secured IT systems. Read on.
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