TO DO LIST: CIOs: Try These Simple Tasks To Better Align IT To The Business. There has never been a better, more exciting time to be a CIO. Running IT is no longer just about making sure your systems are reliable, available, and at the lowest cost. These days, IT enables everything a business does. I see IT as the weapon to truly increase the speed of business.
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IT ORGANANIZATION: How the Elite Eight of IT Will Lead You to Victory. When it comes to essential IT elements to run a successful IT organization, we’re ready to declare our Elite Eight IT bracket. These eight elements will help bring your IT organization success and acclaim. Read more

C-SUITE: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: The Way For CISOs To Get and Keep It. While they have a “C” at the beginning of their title, CISOs are held in generally low regard in the executive suite. The way to reverse that, say those who are familiar with, or have held, the position, is to be more than a geek. Read more


CMS SECURITY: 9 Metrics To Assess SharePoint Content Security. Is your SharePoint content secure? More importantly, do you know how to assess your content security? Given the number of SharePoint environments, it’s likely that a lot of people would answer “no.” Read more

ROLLBACKS: Microsoft Rescinds Windows Update Policy for SharePoint Server. Microsoft has rolled back its policy, established last month, of pushing SharePoint Server product updates through Windows Update. Read more

REPORT FINDINGS: SharePoint Projects Are Stalling, As User Resistance Rises Says New AIIM Report. Only one in ten businesses feel their use of Microsoft’s collaboration platform has been a total success, citing a lack of senior management endorsement as the main reason for failure. Read more

MANAGED SERVICES: SharePoint Online… A Real Cloud Alternative. Today’s work environment is changing rapidly, with more people demanding the ability to perform their daily activities from anywhere, and at any time of the day. At no point previously has this been more possible than it is today, due to the advancements in technology, broadband connectivity and software as a service. Read more


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