Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine Archive

IT and business strategies for CIOs.

Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine offers IT and business strategies and insights on the latest technologies. Catch up on past issues focused on spending, automation, business continuity, disaster recovery and more.

Table of contents:

Running Lean CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 1

Running lean, in IT speak, refers to the process of doing more with less inside your enterprise IT organization. In the April 2010 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, find out how IT Service Management (ITSM), outsourcing, agile project management and other tactics are turning IT into a lean, mean fighting machine.

Cloud Computing CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 2

CIO cloud computing perspectives run the gamut, as early adopters tout already achieved savings and efficiencies, while those just entering the cloud seek advice on expectations and payoffs for the emerging service delivery model. In the June 2010 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, find out how to sift through the hype to achieve business value of cloud computing.

IT Business Services CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 3

Enterprises interested in providing new services to business users are increasingly focusing on building strong IT business service management strategies. In the July 2010 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn how to craft business services and generate opportunities for new market penetration.

Data Center Outsourcing CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 4

Many enterprise IT organizations face a dilemma when it comes to data center outsourcing: Is it better to pass those duties onto an outside vendor, or to house the data center in-house? In the September 2010 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, find out how to weigh your options when considering data center outsourcing vs. owning.

IT Automation Strategy CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 5

Automation’s promises of efficiency and cost savings have made it the mantra of many CIOs since the recession hit. How can IT departments get the most out of an IT automation strategy? In the November 2010 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, find out how to automation can make your organization run efficiently.

Data Center Strategies CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 6

Enterprise CIOs are grappling with oversized or inefficient data centers and turning to new and energy-efficient technologies to help ease the pain. In the February 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, read expert advice and strategies for making data centers more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.

BC and DR strategies CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 7

CIOs are finding that effective business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) plans hinge on an understanding of emerging technologies and confidence in their supply chains. In the April 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn now to establish BC and DR strategies that will protect your organization in case a crisis strikes.

Mobile Workforces CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 8

Smartphones, tablet computers and other on-the-go devices are transforming enterprise operations. In the June 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn about managing the mobile workforce and preparing for the mobile revolution.

Business Intelligence CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 9

Business intelligence data is a boon to executives looking to better understand their enterprises, but the ever-growing quantities of information can be unwieldy. As the CIO, do you have a strategy for taming and harnessing all that crucial intel? In the August 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn how to tackle your organization's business intelligence data.

Virtual Desktops CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 10

CIOs aren’t the only ones behind the push to virtual desktops -- cost savings, greater mobility and employee demand have turned business executives into fans as well. In the October 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn how to get the most out of deploying virtual desktops in your organization.

Agile methodologies: CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 11

Agile project methodologies are transforming enterprise project management strategies, delivering fast, effective results. In the December 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn how an Agile project management approach can benefit your team.

Shared Services: CIO Decisions Ezine Vol. 12

The topic of shared services is an important one as the promises of virtualization, cloud computing and even centralized IT become fully realized in enterprise computing. In the February 2012 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, find out what a shared services strategy can do for your organization.