Issue OverviewCIO Decisions - August 2014, Vol. 34
The hybridized cloud was once regarded as a short-term bridge between on-premises computing in the enterprise and the untested landscape of the public cloud. However, CIOs are coming to see the value of a computing environment that manages some applications and systems in-house and relies on external public cloud services for others. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t big challenges when the private and public cloud coalesce. In this issue of CIO Decisions, SearchCIO contributor Dina Gerdeman speaks to a number of CIOs about benefits and drawbacks around the hybridized cloud, and the accompanying mindset shift
Also in this issue: A craft brewing company brews up a business-focused cloud ERP strategy; Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski explores the buzz around sensor data as well as a congressman’s declared war on cyberattacks; and the chief marketing technologist enters the C-suite. Access >>>
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CIOs embrace hybrid computing, warts and all
by Dina Gerdeman
CIOs have come to see the value of a hybrid computing environment that manages some applications and systems in-house and relies on external public cloud services for managing other data. That doesn't mean there aren't some challenges.
- CIOs embrace hybrid computing, warts and all by Dina Gerdeman
CIOs share secrets on reaping hybrid computing benefits
by Dina Gerdeman
These CIOs were early adopters of hybrid computing architecture. Here they share their tips for reaping the benefits and dodging the landmines.
- CIOs share secrets on reaping hybrid computing benefits by Dina Gerdeman
Cloud ERP to the rescue for fast-growing startups
by Christine Parizo
Two rising startups in the craft brewery business reap tangible rewards when they move from ad hoc processes to cloud ERP.
Chief marketing technologist emerges to align marketing and IT
by Emily McLaughlin
There's a new exec at the C-suite table: chief marketing technologist. Learn how CIOs, CMOs and CMTs work hand-in-hand to bridge marketing and IT in this week's Searchlight; plus, Riley v. California and aircraft IoT.
- Cloud ERP to the rescue for fast-growing startups by Christine Parizo
When are the private and public cloud like a cronut?
by Rachel Lebeaux
Done right, a blend of the private and public cloud can lead to an IT strategy that’s greater than the sum of its parts.
Congressman prepares for cyberwar, calls on IT experts
by Nicole Laskowski
Congressman Joe Kennedy looks at the threat of cyberwar and decides to muster a Massachusetts defense.
Hype is rising over sensor data but success will hinge on fundamentals
by Nicole Laskowski
The buzz is on for sensor data but extracting value, as always, will hinge on mastering the data fundamentals: The Data Mill reports.
- When are the private and public cloud like a cronut? by Rachel Lebeaux
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