Small and medium businesses are increasingly more mobile as their employees are demanding increased access from both the home and the road like never before. SMBs face a wide range of challenges when it comes to providing this access for these mobile workforces.
Well it turns out the outsourcing movement over the last tens years was not a sustainable strategy for companies looking to squeeze more profits and productivity from their IT infrastructure and IT human resources. This has lead to a steady but growing need for senior IT managers and CIOs to recruit and retain top IT talent so that important projects can be implemented successfully in a timely manner.
The resignation of Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs is old news already and expected by many analysts for some time. His timely departure opens the door for rivals - especially Samsung Electronics and HTC. There is now a new battleground in consumer electronics especially smartphones dominance in both the public and pri vate sector.
Jobs annointed long time COO Tim Cook as CEO on saying he could no longer fulfill his duties.
Federal chief information officers should have more responsibility ( I am sure private sector CIOs would agree with this notion as well), this is according to the US Federal Office of Management and Budget in an Aug. 8 memo. The memo was signed by OMB Director Jack Lew and it outlines four areas where agency CIOs should have a lead role. These include the following: