cloud governance

October 17, 2017


Adding Governance and Controls to Multicloud

IT Governance is all about having a system that determines who gets to make decisions. IT Controls provide a framework to make sure things are done a certain way.

June 23, 2017


Traits of Cloud Optimized Organizations

I am headed to Cisco Live in Las Vegas and I am looking forward to meeting with our partners and customers to learn more about their cloud plans and challenges. Believe it or not, cloud has been around for at least ten years, and yet all the data points at my disposal tell us that there is room for continuous improvements since very few organizations have optimized cloud strategies in place. In other words, not many organizations have been able to define and implement their multicloud strategy to meet their objectives while extracting maximum value.

April 20, 2016


Q&A: 1 CTO sheds light on his battle with Shadow IT

Meet Derek: the man, the myth, the legend. As deputy CIO and the CTO, he is tasked with the overall technology strategy and oversees day-to-day operations for infrastructure, enterprise apps and research computing teams at the University of Arizona. By 5pm, he is enjoying the finer things in life like his scotch, the walking dead, […]

October 2, 2014


Q&A: Cisco IT’s Lessons Learned In Assessing the Risk of New Cloud Services

2,000+ That is the approximate number of cloud services that Ken Hankoff, Manager of Cisco IT Risk Management’s Cloud and Application Service Provider Remediation (CASPR) Program believes Cisco’s 70,000 employees use. For the last 14 years, this program has assessed and remediated risks associated with using a cloud-hosted service. An assessment process for new cloud […]