Re-architecting IT for multicloud: 5 key steps

CIOs today are operating in a complex technology and political climate as they architect their IT infrastructures for a hybrid cloud environment of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud computing services used by both IT and end users. This complexity is reflected in a February, 2017 survey of more than 1,000 IT executives and practitioners by…

How GM CIO Randy Mott rebuilt IT for success

Randall Mott joined General Motors as CIO in 2012 with a direct mission from then CEO Daniel Akerson: Establish a competitive advantage by bringing IT in-house, reversing the auto giant’s decades-old practice of outsourcing technology to third parties. As daunting an IT strategy as it may have been, it was music to Mott’s ears. After…

7 keys to self-service BI success

Self-service business intelligence (BI) is becoming more popular, as organizations look for ways to make it easier for business users at all levels to glean insights from growing volumes of data. Research firm Gartner in a January 2018 report predicted that by 2019, the analytics output of business users with self-service capabilities will surpass that of…