CIO magazine continues its reporting on the IT enterprise at CIA and the CIA's CIO (Al Tarasiuk). I have little more to add: My comments from before still stand: Al is a world class leader and this follow on report just underscores that. I imagine Al is similar to other great CIOs from industry (folks like HP CIO Randy Mott, for example) and my old boss Mike Pflueger of … [Read more...] about CIA IT Leaders Are World Class IT Leaders (continued)
On 21 April 2009 Intel corporation held an “Intelligent Processors” event which highlighted Intel’s next generation chip architecture and the industry leading companies who are incorporating this technology into their products. The event, pulled together by Nigel Ballard of Intel, included demos by companies like Endeca, Cisco, Cray, Dell, HP, Oracle, VMware, Microsoft and … [Read more...] about Intel's Next Generation Chip Architecture
Netbooks, the hugely popular and (surprisingly) successful mini-notebooks are taking the workforce by storm. These lightweight accessories are becoming a must-have for the professional on the go. A combination of processing speed, hard drive space, and portability, they are what laptops were meant to be. But are they right for you, or your end-users? Here at CTOvision.com, … [Read more...] about Are Netbooks the Solution for You and Your Firm?
Monday 12 July 2010, Microsoft announced and released a new version of its Windows Azure platform which will operate as an appliance. This platform, which is supported by a strong partner community (including Dell, Fujitsu and HP), provides enhanced means for enterprises to run cloud services, either internally or for their own customers. This is not, in my opinion, just your … [Read more...] about Azure Cloud Platform Deployable to Enterprises
This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. How is your enterprise dealing with Big Data? We’ve written much about the growing benefits and challenges Big Data is posing in the Federal enterprise and have highlighted a number of tools and approaches to addressing issues of big data analytics. While the analytics piece is important and is certainly a significant … [Read more...] about Is the Instant-On Enterprise Right for You?
A recent IDG interview of Bob Gourley of Crucial Point and Andrzej Kawalec of HP delved into the problem of the "traditional" method of enterprise security, a paradigm under severe challenge. We can sum up the traditional approach as less a certain tactic, technique, technology, or policy than a way of viewing the world. As Gourley has noted, traditional enterprise security … [Read more...] about Thinking About the Traditional Approach
The second interview for IDG on Monday, September 12, featured Andrzej Kawalec, HP's CTO of Enterprise Security along with Bob Gourley. The two first discussed changes in the enterprise threat environment, which have been dramatic. They agreed on three major emerging challenges in enterprise cybersecurity. The first is simply the nature of the threat, which is growing more … [Read more...] about The Evolving Enterprise Threat Environment