I’ve shared my thoughts on questions that CIOs ought to ask themselves – whether it be about their priorities, how they deal with information, engaging with the CMO or innovating the planet by 2020. But the dialog referenced in the HP Discover BB3219 session on Security 101: Five questions CIOs should ask of their CISOs raises a different vantage point in my mind. Like many other strategies, there isn’t a single security strategy that fits all enterprises. It behooves the CIO to ask the CISO key questions that address the security concerns pertinent to the given enterprise. A conversation driven by the CIO with the CISO is likely to surface the right concerns, so that they can strike the balance that best fits their enterprise.
Happy New Year! Before writing my first post in 2013, I reviewed all my 2012 posts and found that they cover a wide range of topics in our Journey through Enterprise IT Services.
Here is a guided tour of my 2012 blog posts, classified by areas, themes and interesting facts, starting with a big thank you to IT:
I looked forward to hosting my first blogger Coffee Talk at HP Discover. I was eager when I chose the topic of Transforming Applications to new Frontiers. As I outlined in an introductory post, over the years, Applications Transformation methodology has reached a steady state. But today we are in a world where there are several more options available to us, and we need to synthesize those in a systemic manner. So, what is different about Applications Transformation going forward? This set the stage for the discussion.
“By developing a financial roadmap to complement the CIO's technology roadmap, CFOs can maximize the benefits of cloud for their organizations,” says Gerri Gold, Vice President - Global Sales, Business Development and Asset Management, HP Financial Services in this article on the CFO's journey to the Cloud. Gold reinforces some of the thoughts that I have already shared in the context of the CIO and the CFO roles. The article also provides valuable insight into key steps that enterprises can take to bridge the gap between the financial and technology worlds within the enterprises.