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Embracing Change for IT in the Construction Sector
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Jason R. Kasch, CIO, Structural Group

The need to get our hands around data sprawl has proliferated itself more so recently than at any time in the past. Numerous trade magazines I have read, analysts I have talked to, and CIO events I have attended over the past 5 years, have tried...

Calibrating Healthcare Information Technology
ES Outlook >> news

Health Information Technology (HIT) is used for design, development, maintenance, and use of information systems for the healthcare industry. It is proven that automated healthcare systems will improve medical care, lower healthcare costs,...

At the Cross-junction of IoT and IT Infrastructure
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Alex Bazin, VP, Head of IoT, Fujitsu

The heart of any successful IoT project is a clear business need. In recent years, these projects have tended to focus on efficiency savings or productivity gains, but this is changing. Today companies are looking to use technology to create new...

Bridgewater State University: Revamping IT Infrastructure
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Steve Zuromski, AVP of Information Technology, Bridgewater State University

"21st century businesses need 21st century infrastructure," is an adage most decision makers today firmly believe in. Quite obviously, since an enterprise’s infrastructure plays a vital role in determining its success, CIOs...

Technology's Role as Interpreting Becomes More Important
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

David Fetterolf, President, Stratus Video Interpreting

Where would modern translation and interpretation be without technology? Imagine overcoming a language barrier even as recently as one hundred years ago. You would have to transcribe the spoken language by hand, translate your transcription to the...

Technology Key to Building a Disruptive Networked Business
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Robert Crudup, EVP and CIO, SEI Investment Company

Industry after industry are being disrupted by new business models supported by technology platforms.  The rate of an industry’s disruption can be dramatic as exampled by firms like Uber which has redefined the for-hire personal...

Leveraging the Power of the Enterprise to Streamline and Secure DoD's IT
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Terry Halvorsen, CIO, US Department of Defense

This is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) primary mission. Our IT infrastructure must effectively and efficiently support this wherever, whenever and however the mission calls. IT Infrastructure There has never been a time of such...

U.S. Army Shared Services Center - Finding The Right Mix of People, Process, and Strategy to Become a "Smart Buyer" of ERP Services
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

George Albinson, Director, U.S. Army Shared Services Center

Re-shored Information Technology (IT) services, outsourcing vs. insourcing, and associated implementation strategies are major discussions affecting Chief Information Officers (CIOs) about how they manage their organizations. What are the costs...

It's the Time to Optimize Your Storage Technology
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Kathleen Hurley, IT Director, Madison International Realty, LLC

You may not see it coming, but you will know it when it happens. A user has accidentally deleted a file, and asks Information Technology to restore that file. They give the advertised logical file path where the file was last stored. The IT...

Driving Engineering through Process Optimization
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Jason Kephart, CIO, Terracon

Sometimes the technology landscape can seem overwhelmingly diverse and challenging. As an IT leader it is important to observe the IT landscape, identify technologies or services that fit our business needs, and develop a strategy that leads to a...

What's Really Better: Workforce Training Or Four-Year College?
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Stuart Udell, CEO, K12

Graduation season is upon us. Corporate recruiters will soon be flooded with resumes from eager young people looking to land their first jobs. But their job hunt may take a while. That’s because more than half of U.S. employers surveyed say...

Revolutionizing the Education System to Face the Real World Problems
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Ann Kovalchick, CIO, Daniel Feitelberg, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor, UC Merced

Higher education is a sector deeply steeped in tradition and ritual. As a young campus coming of age in a period of emergent change, UC Merced needs to manage the tensions inherent in establishing a legacy while remaining nimble and open to...

The Age of Cyber-Cloud Networking
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Sandy Jacolow, CIO, Silverstein Properties

The Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Everything as a Service and implications of Cyber Security are transforming today’s network at a frenetic pace beyond the boundaries of Moore’s Law. Brian Solis best described this shift...

Sustainable Supply Chain Transformation -The Role of Information Technology
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Louis Cheung, Head of Supply Chain Management, Bostik Inc

Supply Chain is comprised of interlinked processes and systems that are used to plan and execute activities involving suppliers, internal operations and customers. From a manufacturer’s perspective, it begins when customer demand is created...

Water and Wastewater Utility Revolution: Operational and Information Technology Integration
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Mark S Smith,

You have likely heard references to the “Internet of Things”. Simply put, the “Internet of Things” can be described as a series of devices connecting people, process, data, and things to one another via the internet....

How Mobile Fundraising Innovation is Amplifying Donations and Revenue?
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Ashok Vantipalli, VP-IT, American Cancer Society

What are the key trends, challenges and opportunities for Not-For-Profit organizations and what role does technology play? Not-For-Profits such as American Cancer Society (ACS) for over 100 years have worked relentlessly to further the...

IT-DR plans-a Critical Intersect with Business Continuity Recovery
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Jim Satterfield, Chief Information Officer, Firestorm Solutions, LLC

Today, 80 percent of the value of corporate assets has shifted from physical to virtual. Accordingly, the business risk has increased dramatically over the last two decades. Corporations face accelerated, complex, sophisticated attacks...

Azure Cloud at the Forefront of Development
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Phillip R. Kennedy, Director IT, PANDORA

At PANDORA, our mission is to celebrate women and special moments in their lives by offering them the opportunity for personal expression. We happen to use high-quality, contemporary jewelry at affordable prices to do this. The vision is to become...

Friends Don't Let Friends Run Exchange Servers
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Chris Shull, CIO, Engagement Partner, Tatum, a Randstad Company

Several years ago, my former company invested heavily in sophisticated, state-of-the-art servers to provide Microsoft Exchange email services to roughly 15,000 users. To ensure high reliability, we devoted five highly experienced and expert FTEs...

The"Barbarians" Are Adapting and Evolving, Are We?
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Sam Segran,

From the early days of pranks in college computer labs by inquisitive students to today’s government-sanctioned cyber-espionage, hacking has evolved to become a full-fletched profession. It is nourished by a growing industry of...

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