Workday transforms risk management into strategic advantage

Risk management is becoming increasingly complicated, thanks to the growing volume and complexity of security threats, and it is leaving many organizations awash in security risk data without the means for assessing or contextualizing its potential business impact. According to a recent report from the ERM Initiative of North Carolina State University’s Poole College of…

Shadow IT reconsidered: The case for losing control

Employees who go off the reservation to acquire software outside official channels can provoke consternation and alarm in CIOs. But when the digital dust settles, IT organizations and the staff they serve often emerge from these events in a stronger relationship and with improved management. Cloud-based application delivery and subscription business models from vendors create…

JLL is digitally transforming the office space

From farm-to-table catering to pet care and dry cleaning, corporate offices operated by Silicon Valley titans such as Google and Facebook have forced commercial real estate companies to up their game. Nowhere is this more apparent than at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), which is pairing mobile software with sensors, analytics and other technologies to woo…

CIO Leadership Live with Douglas Blackwell, CIO at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey | Ep 12

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Douglas Blackwell, senior vice president and CIO at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, about digital transformation in the healthcare industry, including voice enablement and cutting-edge digital tools. Read More from This Article: CIO Leadership Live with Douglas Blackwell, CIO at Horizon Blue Cross Blue…

Get ready for blockchain’s big business breakout

For all the hype, blockchain has yet to go mainstream in the enterprise. That may well change this year as the technology’s reputation for trusted transactions continues to grow among IT leaders. Blockchain is a shared digital ledger for recording transactions. Each transaction among participants in a network is tucked into a record known as a…

Technology at the helm in the Volvo Ocean Race

It was during the brutal seventh leg of the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race in March 2018 when the unthinkable happened. The 65-foot ocean yacht Scallywag, Hong Kong’s first-ever entry into the grueling race held every three years, was 1,400 nautical miles west of Cape Horn and slicing through rough seas, high winds, and driving rain…

6 most-dreaded IT projects

The projects that most IT professionals dread are the thankless yet essential tasks that garner little acknowledgment or respect. Patch management isn’t glamorous, but fail to keep up and your organization could suffer a massive security breach. Cloud migration projects aren’t often sexy, but running email servers on premises in 2018 is a bit like…