Category Archives: Business Strategy

Five IT Headaches for the Healthcare CIO

Ed Simcox, Healthcare Practice Leader for Logicalis US, looks at the top five issues facing CIOs in healthcare organisations today, and some of the steps they can take to address them. The term “mission-critical” is applied to IT solutions with …read more

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Enterprise Mobility & BYOD – 32 extra employee hours per month!

The productivity benefits of BYOD and enterprise mobility are becoming hard to ignore and corporate adoption is growing, but are businesses getting it right in terms of procedure and policy?  Caryn Johnston, Director of Propositions, investigates. BYOD (Bring Your Own …read more

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Three ways to overcome barriers to converged infrastructure

Given the abundant benefits of a move to converged infrastructure, Brett Anderson, Director Cloud and Data Centre Solutions, asks why so many CIOs are still struggling to persuade boardrooms to commit to this important step in their IT strategy. Our …read more

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Defining Service-led Transformation – Part 1. Third Platform

In this, the first of a two part series, Mark Rogers, President and COO of Logicalis Group, examines the impact of the “Third Platform” on enterprise IT  – what‘s driving it, how it will affect IT procurement and what it …read more

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Third Platform and its Impact on CIOs

Earlier this year IDC Research predicted that cloud computing would grow even more rapidly over the coming years. In fact, IDC anticipates a tenfold increase in new cloud solutions, which is driven by what they call the ‘Third Platform’. Oliver …read more

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5 articles about the changing role of the CIO

Whilst most roles on the board develop over time, the CIO’s role is changing faster than others due to, amongst other things, the  consumerisation of IT resulting in Shadow IT led by line of business managers who know what they …read more

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Is IT succeeding in redefining its business role?

Ed Konopasek, VP, Cloud and Data Centre Solutions says evidence that CIOs are redefining the role of IT departments – from maintenance to a function that ensures business and technology work as one – is mounting up. In a recent …read more

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Reshaping the CIO Role: The transformation gathers pace

Chris Gabriel takes another look at the changing role of the CIO.  Six months after Logicalis research found signs of a fundamental shift, has reality borne out the theory? Late last year, I wrote a piece for this blog entitled …read more

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IPv6 for banking networks

Lucas Pinz looks at the dangers faced by Brazilian (and other) banks who do not address the pressing call to migrate from IPv4 to IPv6. When was the last time you actually went to the bank? I really do not …read more

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The Holy Grail? How to set information free and reign in costs

Eugene Wolf Director of Logicalis SMC explains how Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM) can hold the key to delivering a holistic view of fragmented corporate information, to underpin better strategic investment planning and help to manage costs. In common with most …read more

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