CIOs Struggle To Keep Their Airlines In The Air

The Accidental Successful CIO

Airlines run on their IT systems and CIOs have to keep these running. However, when it comes to airlines, their CIOs are spending their time thinking about more practical things like just exactly how to go about keeping their critical IT systems up and running. The Challenge Of Running An Airline. Just in case you were not aware of it, it turns out that running an airline is really hard work. How To Fix The Airlines’s IT Problems.

The airline industry is ditching change fees because it’s desperate for people to fly

The Verge

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both said they would permanently eliminate fees associated with changing or canceling a flight. The news comes less than a day after United Airlines first announced a permanent end to its change fee policy.


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EasyJet faces £18 billion class-action lawsuit over data breach


UK budget airline easyJet is facing an £18 billion class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of customers impacted by a recently-disclosed data breach.

EasyJet Hit With Massive Breach Exposing Data of 9 Million Flyers


The UK-based budget airliner EasyJet told investors earlier today that it’d suffered a “highly sophisticated” cyberattack that compromised the credit card details of more than two thousand customers—not to mention the itinerary info for millions more.

Just Exactly How Much Should You Be Paying Your Workers?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The old ways of setting salaries that included matching competing offers and basing it on the budget that a department got from their remote finance department just don’t seem to do it anymore. carrier, Delta airlines, suffered a major melt down when their headquarters experienced a power outage. Management ad hoc process budget competing offer gender pay gaps Glassdoor pay pay practices performance-based compensation

It’s More Than Technology in the Car Rental Industry

Perficient Data & Analytics

hotels, airlines). Although investing in technology plays a big role in digital transformation, transforming or growing a car rental company isn’t just about the deployment and modernization of front- and back-end systems. Transformation initiatives also require the development, implementation, and execution of strategies and programs capable of delivering operational efficiency, reducing expenses, and increasing revenue.

EasyJet says hackers stole info from 9 million of its customers

Mashable Tech

British budget airline EasyJet said that hackers have accessed travel details and email addresses of 9 million of its customers, BBC News reported Tuesday.

10 Tips On How To Save Money For Travel


Budget. If you want to meet your travel saving goals then you must budget. Travel rewards can reduce the cost for airline tickets and hotel reservations. Airlines such as JetBlue offer travel rewards to loyal members.

Corporate IT: Five Trends for 2017


IT risk management gets real : In 2016 technology outages left a number of airlines, banks, and others temporarily unable to operate their businesses. While cybersecurity and compliance feature prominently, other major risks relate to IT strategy, project delivery, legacy system maintenance, budget discipline, vendor performance, data quality, and shortages of critical IT skills.

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Top 10 Best Apps For Saving Money


Moreover, there are apps that will help you track your bills and the ones that you can use to plan your budget. Let’s see some of the best money-saving apps that you can use to plan your budget and of course, save. Planning the budget is one of the essential things you need to do if you want to save some money. However, you need to plan a budget in a way that you can actually stick to it and with the Mint app, you can do just that.

This Is What a Pandemic Does to the Cybersecurity Marketplace

SecureWorld News

The airline industry is one example, including Delta. Budgets will have more scrutiny than ever before, however, a risk-based approach is still required.

Looking for cheap flights from the UK? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need

Mashable VR

Just because you’ve got a tight budget or are looking last minute doesn’t mean you can’t travel. Momondo searches nearly every airline, online travel agency, and travel booking site to provide the best prices. It’s time for a holiday, and you probably can't wait to get out of here (we know the feeling). If you haven't yet booked a flight anywhere, do not fear, because we're here to help. SEE ALSO: 8 of the best travel pillows in the UK.

Stand By For Reporting From the Intelligence and National Security Summit 18-19 Sep 2014 #Intelligence2014


Office of Management and Budget. United Airlines. By Bob Gourley. For the next two days in DC over 1000 key leaders from the national security community will be converging in a dynamic examination of intelligence and national security issues at the Intelligence and National Security Summit.

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Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly after deadly crashes forced a two-year ban

The Verge

The FAA says its safety staff has “worked diligently to identify and address the safety issues” that contributed to the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 on October 29th, 2018, followed by the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10th, 2019. Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images.

What You Need to Know About Investing in Tech Stocks


This means that, when there is an economic downturn or even a financial crisis, people do not abandon tech and some companies can even begin to gain value over competitors by, for example, offering the best budget personal devices. There is always scope for innovation, too – if you invest in an airline, all they can really do to shake things up is add a new route or come up with a new pricing model.

How CIOs Work With Their Board Of Directors (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

The Board is not interested in what you spend most of your time worrying about – budget details, hiring issues, etc. How hard can it be to be a CIO at a major airline? Well it turns out that over at the Virgin America airline, their CIO appears to have made a very bad decision and everyone is now paying for it. Presenting To The Board Is A Big Step For CIOs. Congratulations CIO – you’ve been asked to make a presentation to your company’s board of directors.

Strategic positioning in the flow economy: 3 action steps

Trends in the Living Networks

Walk into a youth hostel or budget hotel in any exotic country around the world, and you’re more than likely to see someone reading a guidebook from Lonely Planet, the dominant global brand in budget travel. American Airlines was a very early leader in redefining its participation in the emerging information flows in the economy.

If it is always “Day 1” at Amazon, it is Day 10 in Government

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

The ugly episode where United Airlines recently had police drag a customer off a plane is a one example. Mistakes such as a $43 million budget overrun for the City of Seattle’s utility billing system make headlines and are featured on the 11:00 PM news. “I’ve been reminding people that it’s Day 1 for a couple of decades. I work in an Amazon building named Day 1, and when I moved buildings, I took the name with me. [So] So] what does Day 2 look like?”.

Re-imagine Enterprise Architecture, Re-energize Enterprise Architect

Future of CIO

Let’s imagine to re-invent the City The city plan could help us perceive the future of city --blueprint the modern City to attract millions of tourists or visitors, to modernize the transportation Systems –the premium airport & airline services, hi-speed rail & freeway, with the landmark building, the amusement park, the scene, and the enforced security regulation, to welcome the potential customers.