ZDNet IT Project Failures
- A new study shows increasing dissatisfaction with IT and the CIO. Here's the problem and some solutions. - A new list of Chief Information Officers emphasizes the importance of communication as a driving force for CIO value and innovation. - New research concludes ERP budgets are shrinking but project length and delays have increased. Why the contradictory data? - As social media strategy becomes more important, CIOs and IT have a new lever to drive conversation with peers in marketing and other departments across the company. - Innovative Chief Information Officers can apply for a prestigious award at the MIT CIO Symposium, however, the deadline is approaching. - A top US Air Force leader offers advice on managing business transformation, people, and technology on a huge scale. - A special edition of CxOTalk (episode 44) brings together three top analysts to discuss why enterprise software is so uninspired and how to fix the problem. The conversation is fun, exciting, and completely engaging. - During a conversation with Workday's Chief Technology Officer, Stan Swete, we spoke about simplifying enterprise applications for the cloud. - Many startups (and even large software companies) focus on features instead of customers. Stanford professor, Steve Blank, redefines how a software startup should approach... everything. - The Chief Marketing Officer of LexisNexis describes how to achieve traditional marketing and demand generation objectives with social media. - New research from Gartner and CIO Magazine describe the shift from infrastructure to digital transformation. But, not all organizations are ready to change. - Three of the most innovative CIOs in government suggest ways to improve federal, state, and local information technology. - The Chief Scientist of salesforce.com, JP Rangaswami, discusses new styles of management on the latest episode of CxOTalk. - Venture capitalist, Fred Wilson, presents important business model innovations in enterprise technology. Corporate leadership should listen and learn. - New data shows that the enterprise apps is most profitable for mobile developers. There are clear implications for both software companies and CIOs. - CxOTalk brings together top executives, authors, and analysts to a live forum every week. Here is what you need to know. - A contest on BYOD, and similar, failures in the enterprise exposes rifts and missed expectations between users and IT. - In an unusual public relations strategy, IBM lashed out against Bridgestone over fault on an IT failure. Although one-sided claims on both sides lack credibility, there are important PR lessons to learn. - Salesforce.com's annual conference brought together many great startups among the 135,000 registrants. Invoca, Introhive, and Addvocate are among the best of these startups. - California's Marin County has started a new enterprise implementation and learned lessons from the past. Meanwhile, Deloitte consulting is under scrutiny for recent IT failures in Massachusetts and California.
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