CIO

Six Considerations: The “How” of Digital Transformation

We see the pattern all the time. An innovation launches a trend. The trend coins a phrase. The phrase becomes a top-of-mind topic, prompting lively boardroom discussions. Generally, everyone agrees why the topic is important, but the practical aspects—the what and the how—sometimes lack clarity.  The increasingly urgent buzz around digital transformation fits the pattern. […]

April 18, 2017

GOVERNMENT

The One Thing Your State Needs to Effectively Connect, Collaborate, and Create

The Internet of Things continues to enable digital transformation for cities, counties and states across America. As a result, residents are reaping a variety of benefits such as improved parking and traffic, enhanced safety due to lighting and cameras, and shortened emergency response times thanks to connected vehicles and video triage systems. Looking in from the […]

August 15, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

CDO and CIO: Partners in Digital Transformation

CDO and CIO: Partners in Digital Transformation Kevin Bandy, SVP and Chief Digital Officer, Cisco We recently hosted the largest Cisco Live! ever, with more than 28,000 attendees on hand in Las Vegas. The theme was digital transformation. We focused on how Cisco’s latest innovations and acquisitions help customers use the network to reimagine how […]

January 12, 2016

GOVERNMENT

New Year’s Resolutions for CIOs

As 2016 begins, people all around the world are making resolutions to improve themselves in the coming year. While you might be dedicating yourself exercising more and eating healthier, I encourage everyone in government IT to think about resolutions you can make to help your organizations better embrace digital transformation. In no role is this […]

October 29, 2015

EDUCATION

Checking in from EDUCAUSE 2015

Hello from EDUCAUSE 2015! I’m checking in from Indianapolis to share a little bit about what has been discussed so far. Yesterday, I heard an excellent general session from Daniel Pink, had the chance to attend multiple sessions on everything from the affordability of course materials to the personalization of the student experience, and spoke […]

October 19, 2015

CLOUD

Let’s Talk: Tackling the Shadow IT Tsunami @ #CIOsynergy San Francisco

Did you know it pays to optimize your cloud strategy? (Literally) A recent IDC/Cisco report shows that key business indicators (top-line revenues, strategic IT budget allocations, greater IT asset flexibility) all increased with a better cloud strategy. You see this in the results. On average, companies who optimized their cloud experienced: 4% increase in revenue […]

August 6, 2015

CLOUD

Do You Know the Way to Ballylickey? Shadow IT and the CIO Dilemma

I was once on a driving holiday in southern Ireland. As anybody who has been to that beautiful part of the world will know, the scenery is magnificent, but the road signs can be very confusing. Totally lost I pulled over to ask directions to Ballylickey and a local farmer uttered the immortal phrase: “Well, […]