CIO Symmetry

February 2011

  • Pros and cons of disaster recovery in the cloud

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 15 Feb 2011
  • Disaster recovery in the cloud is manna from heaven for some IT executives. There’s no grappling over IT dollars for DR for a given project. The cost of DR is simply slipped in as part of the ...

  • Effects of the Egypt Internet shutdown

    Scot Petersen - Editorial Director 10 Feb 2011
  • It's a sign of how dependent our lives have become on the Internet, or more accurately, of "being connected." News of Egypt cutting off Internet and cellular service for five days this week shocked ...

  • Software tools can be basis for successful ITIL strategy

    Scot Petersen - Editorial Director 08 Feb 2011
  • The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) can be a useful tool -- for those who have ventured into it. Just 40% of 169 IT managers at midmarket firms surveyed by last year ...

  • Is there an iPhone business app for that?

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 03 Feb 2011
  • I’ve had an iPhone 4 for a few months now and I haven’t even begun to tap all the things I can do, and I’m nowhere near taking advantage of all the iPhone business apps. I know this because the ...

  • IT innovation is just a matter of time

    Scot Petersen - Editorial Director 01 Feb 2011
  • Innovation is a popular topic among IT professionals and media. It's also one of the more misunderstood concepts. If you ask 10 CIOs what IT innovation means to them or to their companies, you will ...