Corporate IT: How to Get the Most From an IT Roadmap


Following three simple guidelines can improve communication across IT. Align with the Organization's Strategy Blog Budgeting and Planning Corporate IT Information Technology Information Technology Governance Project Management

Hardship Distribution Changes: Impact on Retirement Plan Sponsors

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While those changes never made it to the final version, many of them are included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. They generally followed the safe harbor guidelines, so these plans primarily allowed withdrawals only from pre-tax elective deferrals (as opposed to matching money or any other sources), and only of the amount contributed to these sources (i.e.,

- Kurmudgeons and Kids

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Where are my guidelines for the use of social media like Facebook and Twitter and Blogs (oh my)? BlackBerry blog budget iPhone Mac vs PC Mike McGinn Bill Schrier: Mac or PC? Oh gee, I think I’ve become a Kurmudgeon. Or maybe a naysayer.

Why You Need to Rethink Your IT Operating Model


Products over Projects: Priorities and budgets are set for business capabilities and products, not projects. Data Strategy Over Ownership: Coherent strategy and guidelines around data allow for rapid exploitation by distributed teams.

Should You Build in-house or Outsource Development of Your Mobile Apps?


Budget: The budget for the project should include the following two components: Cost to outsource the first version of the application development AND. The owner participates in choice of platforms, technologies, design, development guidelines and code throughout the project.

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Developing a PaaS Migration Strategy

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Re-platforming applications includes lift-and-shift (containerizing) applications with minor changes, refactoring applications to adhere to twelve factor app guidelines and complete application rewrites to best leverage native cloud and DevOps.

Pros and cons of low-code development platforms

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However, IT can mitigate that risk by providing a sanctioned low-code platform and guidelines on how to use it. With simple subscription billing that can be tucked into Opex budgets, low-code platforms can enable non-IT teams to build their own solutions,” says MacQuarrie.

Corporate IT: How to Stop Digitization Turning Your Firm into a Digital Gulliver


It’s no longer just the IT function delivering IT projects; business leaders now feel confident to spend their own money on technology, as much as 50 cents spent on top of every dollar in the official IT budget.

IT Applications: Three Questions You Should Ask About the Applications Portfolio


How should we allocate the applications portfolio budget between maintenance, business enablement, and innovation spending?

Fed Tech Roundup November 4


Task force to hammer out drone registration guidelines - (blog). We have a budget deal. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. Northrop Grumman Foundation Congratulates Air Force Association on Another Record-Breaking Year for CyberPatriot Registrations. The Data Briefing: Is That Drug Safe? – The FDA’s RR-Drug R/Shiny App. NIH Image Gallery Now on Flickr.

3 Strategies to Decrease IT Costs and Increase Business Impact

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As a result, we are witnessing a growing gap between the total IT spend of an organization, which is increasing as users buy their own SaaS solutions, and the IT budget controlled by CIO, which is under constant cost pressure. Guest post by Suheb Siddiqui and Chetan Shetty.

CIT (@CITorg) Announces New Solicitation for Commercialization Fund (pls help spread word)


Details on the FY2014 spring solicitation, including program guidelines, sample applications, proposal and budget templates, FAQs, and webinars are available on CIT’s website at crcf/fy2014-solicitation/. Eligible technologies are identified in program-specific guidelines and include sectors such as advanced manufacturing, cyber security, data analytics, energy, life sciences and modeling and simulation.

The Monthly “Digitizing Boardroom” Book Tuning: The BoardRoom Innovation June 2019

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Many Boards are often stuck with a view of the rear mirror mindset, looking at the past quarter results, supervising the audit, and reviewing a budget of the coming months. An Innovative Board: Setting Guidelines to Catalyze Innovation Digital businesses encourage autonomy and innovation.

CIOs Need To Change How Their Department Deals With Sexual Harassment

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The material was added as a result of two Supreme Court rulings and the creation of federal guidelines on how to enforce anti-discrimination laws. We spend a lot of our time (and our budgets) trying very hard to protect our networks and our applications.

Key Differences Every IT Professional Must Know: ITIL 2011 vs. ITILv3


The Major activities supported by ITIL 2011 for design coordination are: Maintain the standards, guidelines, policies, models, budgets, capabilities and resources. There are many modified guidelines included in the ITIL 2011 for the IT professionals.

Avoid Becoming Digital Prey: How to Optimize Operations to Transform Your Business

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Gain valuable insight into how to navigate this journey by following these 10 guidelines for ECM and BPM system optimization. The good news – the budgets necessary to digitally transform operations are on the rise. tech budgets will grow nearly six percent in 2018. Now is the time to make the case for ongoing investments in business technology rather than only budgeting for backend technology like outdated legacy systems or infrastructure.

Data Center Jobs: CBRE » Data Center Knowledge

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The Project Manager – Data Center must be able to create and establish the Master Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and Key Project Milestones, then update and enforce team compliance during project life, create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs, bonds, insurance, contingencies, allowances, etc., About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Data Center Jobs. Data Center Jobs: CBRE. Data Center Jobs: CBRE.

Cloud Services Brokerage Lessons From Alex Rodriguez, Baseball's Trade Deadline

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playbook and set of guidelines with effective cloud services brokers. your budget, an effective GM or CSB will offer the best course of when. budget and achieve your primary goal—increasing efficiency while. ( A guest post from Ray Holloman, NJVC Corporate Communications ).

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Quality vs. Agility

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Quality is a function of scope, budget, and resources. Quality is a function of scope, budget, and resources. Agility should not be translated to sacrificing planning, management guidelines or lifecycle of processes, projects and/or products.

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Monitor the Pulse of Digital Innovation

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Therefore, it is important to set guidelines for monitoring innovation pulse and handling risk in a structural way. Part of innovation is not knowing how and for what you will use the budget; and some innovation needs to be fed with resources while others get better by 'starving' them.

Best Practice vs. Lesson Learned

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BEST PRACTICES are a set of guidelines, ethics or ideas that represent the best way of doing something. Best Practice is something you should do, but Lesson learned helps you learn what not to do.

The Monthly “100 Digital Rules” Book Tuning: Digital Management Rules Apr. 2018

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The purpose of “100 Digital Rules: Setting Guidelines to Explore Digital New Normal “ is to establish digital principles and update business policies that can be applied holistically and guide the digital transformation systematically.

Digital IT Tuning: How to Harness IT-Business Collaboration

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The CIO must be a partner with every aspect of the business: The supporting IT budgets must reflect business priorities and urgency. IT budgeting is not done in a vacuum. The CIO can embrace it by setting down rules and guidelines and working with the business to get it done correctly.

Five Key Trends in DCIM » Data Center Knowledge

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For sourcing, they make decisions, and thus own the hardware budgets. See our guidelines and submission process for information on participating. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Industry Perspectives. Five Key Trends in DCIM. Five Key Trends in DCIM. By: Industry Perspectives July 19th, 2013. Tweet. Matt Bushell leads Nlyte ’s Product and Corporate Marketing efforts as their Sr. Product and Corporate Marketing Manager.

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7 Software Defined Networking Considerations » Data Center.

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Controllers will be a new line item in the IT budget, and it’s expected that VM vendors would want to control the vSwitch, rack, and core as a single unit with their software. An IT organization with a limited budget or only a handful of specialists may not be a viable candidate for SDN. See our guidelines and submission process for information on participating. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Industry Perspectives. 7 Software Defined Networking Considerations.

Are You Up in the Air with Cloud Computing Benefits? » Data Center.

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You’ll also save budget, since you won’t have a lot of servers or hardware sitting around that you simply don’t need most of the time, but only reaches capacity during heavy traffic times. See our guidelines and submission process for information on participating. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Industry Perspectives. Are You Up in the Air with Cloud Computing Benefits? Are You Up in the Air with Cloud Computing Benefits?

Do you have Enterprise-Wide Data/Information Strategy

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The third is that most organizations are in transitions , data is in dissimilar systems which are being migrated, converted or just staying out due to budget and time constraints. As a good strategy can provide guidelines for the business’s digital transformation journey.

Three Aspects of Improving IT Maturity

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The CIO can embrace it by setting down rules and guidelines and working with the business to get it done correctly. IT continues to grow in importance to organizations, both operationally and as a competitive advantage.

The Digital CIO’s Role in Transaction vs. Transformation

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A transaction needs plans, budgets, and designs detail steps. A transformation needs strategic guideline and policy. The CIO requires being confident to create and manage changes, being both strategic and hands-on.

The Gaps Caused by Silo-Thinking

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So, people will focus on inward protecting budgets and power structures rather than focusing outward on customers and problem-solving thinking. Silo thinking builds the wall in people’s mind and sets barriers in the human's heart.

“CIO Master” Book Tunning XXXXXXXV: Three Aspects in Running a Hybrid IT and Digital Organization

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Set guidelines to centralize what makes sense from a decision-making perspective - strategy formulation, common and shared services like economies of scale and unification across the business, risk/disaster management.

Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv.

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Great for SQL database applications where tons of storage is required, but budget for dedicated SAN equipment isnt present - Hadoop, Staging tables, etc. Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 ( particularly the section for OLTP workloads ). Sign in. IT Pros ROCK! at Microsoft. Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Search Blogs. Search this blog. Search all blogs. Follow Keith. FREE IT Pro Resources.

CIOs as "Chief Investment Officer": The Practices of IT Asset Management

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The IT accounting/finance best practices are going to vary somewhat from company to company, from state to state, and from nation to nation- due to standards and guidelines on depreciation of assets and taxes on assets.

IT Governance Principles: Is Simplicity the Key?

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Do not follow IT service management framework blindly but adopt a process that is less cumbersome, allows nimble movement and integrates request, analysis, implementation using a prioritization and resource/budget triaging process that is transparent.

"CIO Master" Book Tuning XXXVIIII: Three IT Management Dilemmas

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The very meaning of Agile philosophy is to set the guidelines and build more productive and happy working environment for both individuals and teams; for both engineers and managers, with the result to bring happy customers as well.

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