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Bringing IT up to business speed. Part 3: Cultural change

In the third in a series of three posts, James Tay, CEO Logicalis Asia, looks at the second transformation that IT departments must undertake if they are to acquire an accelerated capacity to respond to business need – a cultural transformation. In the first post in this series, I explained first how the consumerisation of […]

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Bringing IT up to business speed. Part 2: A new core

In the second in a series of three posts, James Tay, CEO Logicalis Asia looks at the first transformation IT departments must undertake if they are to acquire an accelerated capacity to respond to business needs – core technology transformation. In the first post in this series, I explained how the consumerisation of IT is […]

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Bringing IT up to business speed. Part 1: A changing relationship

In the first of a series of three posts James Tay, CEO, Logicalis Asia, explains why a growing impatience for transformational IT services in the enterprise is forging a new relationship between IT and business. Until now, enterprise IT services have been delivered at their own speed – specifically, at the rate at which the […]

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Christmas gifts and the tech leaders of the future

Chris Gabriel takes a look at technology based Christmas gifts and how the IT leaders of the future may well be influenced by what they receive this year. As Christmas draws closer, ‘pester-power’ is reaching a crescendo. Parents around the world are being nagged to buy the very latest offerings from all manner of sellers hopeful […]

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Is the CIO fightback underway?

As the Logicalis CIO Survey 2015 tells a story of the continued erosion of CIOs’ traditional powerbase, Joanne Nelson, VP of International Marketing at Logicalis, explains how IT leaders are fighting back through a services-led transformation of IT departments. In a recent post entitled Shadow IT is a reality for 90% of CIOs, I pointed out […]

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Shadow IT is a reality for 90% of CIOs

As line of business executives take ever more power over IT purchasing, leaving CIOs out of the loop. Joanne Nelson, VP of International Marketing at Logicalis, looks at the scale of the challenge facing IT leaders and wonders if IT departments are reaching a tipping point. The results from the latest Logicalis CIO Survey tell a […]

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The evolution of IT leadership

Rob Evans examines how IT leadership has developed over the past thirty years, and what the forces shaping change today means for today’s IT leaders. The first shadow age Way back – well the 1980s – IT rested firmly in the shadows. The accounts department addressed questions about computers, for a number of good reasons: First […]

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So what is this Internet of Things?

Richard Alexander explains why the Internet of Things (IoT) is so much more than fridges that tell us the milk has gone bad, or that you’re running low on eggs – and what its sheer scale means for vendors and service providers. To truly grasp the scale of IoT, you need to take a step back […]

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Innovation? Don’t forget your ITSM environment

Erwin ter Berg of Logicalis SMC explains why ITSM should not be ignored when CIOs look at ‘necessary changes in IT’. The role of IT Service Management (ITSM) is traditionally based on what are often referred to as the big four: Incident Management Problem Management Change Management Configuration Management. The roles and services in these […]

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Navigating the rapids: How CIOs can stay relevant

Mike Alley looks at the challenges facing CIOs operating in an increasingly user-driven business technology landscape – and identifies three key steps that could help smart CIOs to transform IT departments, and their own roles, more quickly. In a world where as-a-service technology now makes on-demand experiences the norm for many end users, CIOs find themselves […]

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