CIO

Does the modern telecommunications CTIO know how to deliver a 5G digital revolution?

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ASIA, Kuala Lumper, Malaysia – November 13, 2018 - Despite a growing number of communications service providers (CSPs) converging CIO and CTO functions and teams, there is no single technology strategy in place to help guide this process. This is a key takeaway from a new report from TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, launched at Digital Transformation Asia in Kuala Lumpur today. 

5 Data Science Skills You Need in 2016

Are you cut out for the challenge of being Chief Information Officer? The wide range and difficulty of tasks at the CIO level can instantly become crushing to those who have previously been warehoused in managerial positions. The new generation of CIOs has to deal with customers that want instant access and support, wherever they happen to be. As a data science expert, a CIO needs not only technical skills, but leadership skills as well. In order to make it in 2016, you need to be strategic about your career. You need to be a negotiator of change.

CEO Corner: CMS Build or Buy–Where's the Respect?

I've been pitching one of Canada’s largest and most interesting brands for about 5 years now. It’s one of those dream customers that every CEO has. They are the perfect fit for our unique mix of capabilities and I was fully convinced that with a little patience, we would be given the chance to prove it to them. My systematic, persistent relationship building and follow-ups finally paid off early this year when a they emailed me an RFP for a new CMS.

I became giddy as I read through it as it basically described the features of Agility in minute detail.

Over Half Of CIOs Fail To Test Cloud Vendors' Security Systems & Procedures

  • Only 45% of CIOs report that they test security systems and procedures provided by cloud vendors
  • Security issues remain the biggest concern for CIOs migrating their systems to the cloud
  • Vast majority (84%) of CIOs are either concerned or very concerned about cybersecurity

LONDON, 5 December, 2012 – Cybersecurity tops CIO’s concerns, with 84% of CIOs stating that they are either concerned or very concerned about the risks associated with IT security breaches.

First U.S. Federal CIO: Vivek Kundra

The United States federal government finally appoints the country's first Chief Information Officer.  For a bureaucracy that is having a difficult time handling a President that wants a computer in the Oval Office and a Blackberry in his hand, I'd say the new CIO has his work cut out for him.

The U.S. government's first CIO, Vivek Kundra, introduced himself today as someone who will act aggressively to change the federal government's use of IT by adopting consumer technology and ensuring that government data is open and accessible.