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Cloud computing governance: Know thy users
CIOs are facing mounting pressures to flex their cloud muscles, but concerns about security still abound. Some CIOs are balancing the cloud's agility with its inherent risks by establishing an airtight cloud computing governance model. In this month's issue of CIO Decisions, SearchCIO Senior Features Writer Karen Goulart dives into the fray, asking CIOs and experts what it takes to build a strong cloud computing governance program and how to succeed as an IT service broker. In addition, we check in with TopGolf CIO Tom LaPlante, who has turned every one of his employees into an innovation ninja; share eight tips for succeeding with social collaboration; and consider whether the CIO position in regressing rather than advancing. Plus, check out our On the Job feature on CIO John Bowden, whose ERP project boosted the bottom line; a One on One with CIO Bill Miller and more.
Features in this issue
Lifetime Products CIO John Bowden oversaw a successful ERP deployment that not only transformed company culture, but improved profits as well.
Is cloud governance possible when many of a company's cloud tools are procured on the sly? Yes, but only if IT buddies up with the business.
Is your organization moving toward offering IT as a service? Find out what CIOs and experts have to say about succeeding as an IT broker.
TopGolf CIO Tom LaPlante helps drives the tech-enabled business by implementing stable processes and turning every employee into an innovation ninja.
The seamless integration and provisioning of IT services is a lofty goal for even the most seasoned CIO. We don't have time for that.
Columns in this issue
Are cloud computing security risks on your mind? Do you have a cloud governance strategy? If not, better develop one: It's a jungle out there.