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CIO Talk Network Podcast

Aug 29, 2012

Data centers are quickly becoming the new nerve centers of organizations. As dependency on them increases, so does the need to reduce costs and increase performance and productivity. Automation promises all these benefits. if automating the data center is beneficial, how close can we get to complete automation?...


Aug 22, 2012

Traditional wisdom counsels the avoidance of conflict, but organizations don't grow by being passive or complacent. To meet their full potential, business and its IT must be able to channel conflict, both internal and external, into beneficial progress. But how does a leader help his/her team distinguish between...


Aug 15, 2012

Recent technology innovations have introduced the potential for IT to be nimble and efficient, but have these innovations alone achieved these goals? Which traditional practices should be abandoned? Also, what should be done about the siloed monolithic mental structures that exist in the minds of business leaders,...


Aug 8, 2012

Some organizations are adopting a “fail small” and/or “fail quick” approach to technology that pushes internal IT and leverages shadow IT to see what works. If everyone were to approach business this way, then what happens to the strategic innovation that a CIO is expected to enable/lead/drive? Instead of...


Aug 1, 2012

In the new global economy, how can manufacturers create value, cut costs, and reduce their exposure to volatile commodity price swings that squeeze profits? Perhaps by collaborating with suppliers and customers to extend the lifecycle of products, components, and materials while rethinking their business model to retain...