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Posts Tagged ‘CIOs’

  • T-Systems

    The changing role of the CIO – driving innovation

    October 28, 2014 • OpinionComments (0)

    Considering that IT touches almost every aspect of business operations, the CIO and his/her leadership team are in the unique position to identify innovation opportunities across the enterprise and develop rapid and aggressive ‘digitalisation’ strategies....

  • sappi

    CIOs are today’s chief innovation officers

    June 19, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off

    The IT department is in a very fortunate position to have both the foresight and hindsight of an organisation, in addition to knowing what goes on in the engine room, placing the chief information officer of a business in the valuable position of also...

  • Cyber-attacks remain problematic

    October 19, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    Symantec Corp today announced the results of its 2011 Symantec State of Security Report which reveals a unique concern among South African businesses. The survey found that compliance is the top concern for local organisations, in addition to the more common...

  • IBM offers qualified SMEs access to Global Financing

    October 13, 2011 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off

    IBM South Africa today announced that credit-qualified small and medium businesses will be able to access IBM’s Global Financing’s $1 billion pot of funding made available to SMB’s, to take advantage of a new suite of advanced technologies such as...

  • The future business is ‘Everything as a Service

    October 13, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    It’s no secret that any successful company has the ability to respond quickly to changes in the business environment. While a significant portion of this agility comes down to effective management structures, an equally large segment can be attributed to...

  • Communications consolidation: The strategic fundamentals

    September 21, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Corporate life has long featured a gulf between the interests, motivations, budgets and actions of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department and, well, everyone else. This was true as long as communication technologies were largely hidden...

  • Q&A: Is cloud computing confusing CIOs?

    September 16, 2011 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off

    IBM has opened new facilities, an IBM Cloud Data Centre and Cloud lab this week, to extend the company’s cloud delivery capabilities and to meet market demand in sub-Saharan Africa. IBM has deployed Cloud Data Centres in Singapore, Germany, Canada, the US...

  • CIOs under pressure to support employee-owned devices

    September 16, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Increasing numbers of employee-owned laptops, tablets and smartphones crossing the corporate threshold are forcing organisations to embrace bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies. At the same time, they’re challenged to strike a balance between enablement...