Survival tactics during a business merger

Author :cdalog     Category : News     25 Aug | No Comments
When engaging in a merger or acquisition the complexity of issues for consolidation of staff and technology becomes a highly charged and often underestimated undertaking. Apart from the obvious joining up of financial and fiscal systems in an acquisition, IT plays a major role as different ...
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The CIO becomes the Chameleon In Chief

Author :cdalog     Category : News     12 Jun | No Comments
The two-speed CIO just isn’t going to cut it – tech chiefs need to be able to respond to changing environments and requirements more quickly than ever. The modern CIO must act like a professional chameleon, changing their form and their IT function to suit the ...
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Cloud technology trends in 2015

Author :cdalog     Category : News     6 May | No Comments
As the IT world looks past the UK elections and into the fundamental budgeting period of 2015, which new technologies will take off? “Enterprises and IT pros are permanently inching towards cloud services no matter what industry”, states Craig Ashmole, Founding Director for London based Change ...
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Five CIO Technology Trends

Author :cdalog     Category : News     31 Mar | No Comments
1. A Paradigm Shift in Technology Services We hear the phrase “paradigm shift” too often. Sometimes it’s mostly marketing hype. But other times the new paradigm is a real game-changer for businesses, such as the arrival of online commerce. This is one of those times. Mobile ...
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Predictions of Enterprise IT in 2020

Author :cdalog     Category : News     19 Feb | No Comments
How will enterprise IT change in the coming years? Why now is the time for IT leaders to redefine their roles and responsibilities. Enterprise IT has undergone a major shift recently, with an interesting and occasionally conflicting combination of end-user and business unit empowerment, combined with ...
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CIO vs the CDO ‘chief data officer’

Author :cdalog     Category : News     6 Jan | No Comments
The implications for CIOs are huge, whether you happen to be a CIO who decides to own that chief data officer role, or whether you will find yourself working alongside a new chief data officer. As most CIOs know, the talent out there to spin big ...
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Outsourcing hits record levels across EMEA in 2014

Author :cdalog     Category : News     6 Dec | No Comments
According to Information Services Group (ISG), the outsourcing industry in EMEA is on the up and is set to achieve one of its strongest years in a decade. The Q3 2014 EMEA ISG Outsourcing Index, measuring commercial outsourcing contracts with an annual contract value (ACV) of ...
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2014 the year outsourcing became cool again

Author :cdalog     Category : News     6 Nov | No Comments
With 2014 drawing to a close, after a year of major IT Transformation and change management activity, I had some time to read a report from Information Services Group (ISG), where the market intelligence firm was reflecting on the last year (2014), where it laid down it’s ...
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The inner circle of CIOs

Author :cdalog     Category : News     12 Aug | No Comments
IBM’s recently published study into how members of the C-suite are working together to prepare for the digital era contains some key takeaways for CIOs who want to play a bigger role in shaping and leading the digital transformation of their organisation. The report, “Exploring ...
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Agile vs Waterfall Project Management changing the Business

Author :cdalog     Category : News     5 Jul | No Comments
Once considered a fad, Agile has matured into a popular and respected set of development methods In fact, you may have seen Agile expanding outside of software development and IT into sectors like banking, management consulting, automotive manufacturing, and healthcare. Companies are moving to Agile methods ...
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