The short answer to the above question is “no”. But let’s get into the specifics. Clearly for many companies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the range of Cognitive Technologies are strategic to their businesses and organizations. Indeed, for many companies, AI is as fundamentally important to their long-term well being as their IT organizations and finances. So, if you have a … [Read more...] about Do Companies Need a Chief AI Officer (CAIO)?
Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards. Within the past five years, the way we construct data centers has changed dramatically. David Cappuccio, the Chief of Infrastructure Research at Gartner, told CIO that “Data centers will no longer be constrained by one specific site. Instead, organizations will have multiple sites, connected by high … [Read more...] about Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond
Everyone with any history in or around government has stories they can tell about federal government procurements. It really is a different beast. There are many reasons why. Perhaps the first 535 reasons are the 535 voting members of the US Congress that have the funding, oversight and legislative powers for how government works. Name another organization in the world that has … [Read more...] about Have You Ever Had A Complaint/Suggestion About How The Federal Government Buys Technology
I just read a review of a a 13 March session of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (see AFFIRM). AFFIRM is a non-profit collective seeking to improve the management of information and related systems in the federal government. Lord knows we need AFFIRM now! The panel of 13 March was part of their monthly speaker series and included Kirit Amin, … [Read more...] about AFFIRM Panel: Kirit Amin’s Concepts Continue To Have Positive Influence In Government Business Models
Applications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 40% of her annual budget on applications. To address this, CIOs look at private and public clouds, SAAS, and … [Read more...] about Delphix: Virtualize applications and databases to save billions of dollars and hundreds of work hours