Category Archives: Business Strategy

Five points to consider as you develop a cloud strategy

The buzz around the cloud is very real. It offers considerable business agility, cost efficiencies and service improvements. What the buzz doesn’t tell you is that getting to the point where the cloud brings these benefits to your organisation isn’t …read more

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Weathering the storm: Four ways DRaaS can help you sleep easy

As the UK begins to recover from its wettest winter for 100 years, while the US and Australia remain in the grip of extreme weather, Mark Rogers looks at how Disaster Recovery as a Service could help keep businesses running …read more

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The hot ICT trends for 2014? You tell us…

Joanne Nelson looks ahead to the hot ICT trends for 2014.  But this is no ordinary ‘new year predictions list.’  It is based on analysis of online conversations between IT leaders, professionals and influencers, so it’s completely free from sales …read more

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The future of the CIO: Delivering the ‘pseudo service provider’ IESP model

In the third of a series of blogs about the future of the CIO and the IT function, Chris Gabriel looks at some of the changes he expects CIOs to make as they seek to transform IT functions into ‘internal …read more

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The future of the CIO: What is driving change?

In the second of a series of blogs about the future of the CIO and the IT function, Chris Gabriel looks at the business issues that are driving change, and how he expects roles to change in step with the …read more

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Rumours of the CIOs’ demise are wildly exaggerated

Chris Gabriel looks at the changing role of the CIO and argues that, far from becoming irrelevant in a new ‘agile business’ reality, the CIO will be more important than ever – driving a services-led transformation of the IT function, …read more

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Is it time for CXOs to ‘get real’?

Logicalis recently launched the results of the 2013 Realtime Generation Survey (RTG), which looks at the digital footprint of today’s 13-17 year olds and captures their opinions on the digital future of the UK. Gerry Carroll asks if CXOs are …read more

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It’s time to get inspired by IT (again)

Chris Gabriel argues that IT is primed to take on a unique role at the strategic heart of organisations – but must once again be driven by inspiration – by remembering to focus not just on what technology does and …read more

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Is your data centre fit for the future?

Bob Mobach, Practice Director, Data Center Solutions, Logicalis US argues today’s data centres are struggling to keep up with the sheer pace of change in enterprise technology – and that a new, more strategic approach to data centre planning is …read more

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The Virtualisation Journey. Part 2 – Brave new world

In this second of a two part series, Alex Watson-Jackson points out how a far-sighted virtualisation strategy can push the benefits well beyond consolidation and cost saving, to enable a brave new world in which IT departments and CIOs can …read more

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