Worthwhile Reading
Bimodal IT: A Two-Pronged Approach to Delivering Innovation and Maintenance
One group is tasked with keep-the-lights-on functions, the other on business-advancing tasks. Is this new setup the answer to IT’s dual responsibilities?
Computerworld, September 21, 2015
Bonding with the CFO
It pays to learn the finance lingo.
CIO, November 2015
Advocate Health Uses Big Data To Improve Value-Based Care
The health system partners with Cerner to develop analytical tools hosted on the vendor's cloud-based population-health management software platform.
Information Management, November 4, 2015
Evolving to the Next Generation of ERP Systems
The enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a pillar of nearly every company’s record-keeping and management of business processes.
Information Management, November 30, 2015
How to Reduce IT Complexity and Increase Agility
Overlapping, outdated systems cost money, hobble innovation and confuse users. 5 execs share strategies for simplifying your tech stack.
Computerworld, August 5, 2015
When Disaster Recovery Plans Are a Disaster
Only a minority of organizations are able to activate their disaster recovery/business continuity (DR/BC) plans with minimal difficulties, according to a recent survey from Janco Associates.
CIO Insight, September 23, 2015
Mercy's Big Data Project Aims To Boost Operations
The St. Louis-based health system continually collects data--such as lab tests, prescriptions and payments--but it needed a data-management infrastructure that would allow it to leverage all of that information to improve the quality and efficiency of the healthcare services it delivered.
Information Management, October 7, 2015
How to Avoid an ERP Implementation Nightmare
Every ERP implementation project will have hiccups and obstacles to overcome. How you respond to these challenges will determine your project’s outcome.
Baseline Magazine, October 5, 2015
10 IT Infrastructure Skills You Should Master
Infrastructure is no longer static, immovable, or inflexible -- and neither should be an IT pros skill set. Take a look at 10 of the hottest infrastructure skills that IT pros should be considering today.
Information Week, September 24, 2015
10 TED Talks for Techies
These inspiring, sometimes frightening presentations detail how technologies from bionics to big data to machine learning will change our world for good or ill -- and sooner than you might think.
Computerworld, September 25, 2015