The next session of the Forum will take place in Napa, California April 24-25 2013. Details about our venue and agenda will be released soon.
To escape old patterns and foster radical improvements, you must assemble small innovation groups to bring IT and business to a new dimension Innovation is quickly falling into the category of cliché words, an epic vagueness that connotes little more than some activity outside the realm of maintenance. It’s a shame because there is real […]
The statistics are compelling: according to a recent study by EMC, stored data will grow over 14 times its current size by 2020. Even now, a seemingly insurmountable amount of data is available to query, analyze and compile, and it’s growing at a staggering rate. We all love the big data story fueled by the […]
The CIO Global Forum’s Michael Voellinger, via InfoWorld, read entire article here: http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/turn-your-business-inside-out-218582 There’s a startup based in London that you should spend some time getting to know: Evrything (not a typo). Is it uber-cool? Yes. Is it massively social? Of course. But the real story in its offering is the sheer disruptive force the company’s concept represents […]
The CIO Global Forum’s Michael Voellinger, via InfoWorld, read entire article here: http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/its-brave-new-world-it-real-time-218144 The opportunity for IT leadership to influence business has never been bigger — nor, conversely, has the risk of clinging to the status quo The most celebrated investor of our time, Warren Buffett, can sling one-liners with eloquence and ease when provoked. My […]
We’re excited to be hosting the first regional session of the year this Wednesday, February 6th in Cincinnati. We have some excellent attendees lined up to discuss topics including BYOD, data center outsourcing, big data for creating customer intimacy and public vs. private cloud. Other scheduled roundtable dinners this year include Chicago (May 22), Dallas […]
This week, RIM (now properly Blackberry) launched Blackberry 10, it’s new mobile platform. The marketplace has been waiting a long time for commercial readiness of the QNX-based environment – delays and pushed launch dates have only served to fuel questions about the viability of a Blackberry turnaround, and a return to competitive status in the […]
Thank you Jeff Carter for suggesting this article for the group. From Jeff: “For the ‘New Dynamics of Outsourcing’ topic you will be touching on something that is not only critical for the CIO mission, it may be top of mind for company survival. Would recommend that attendees and interested followers alike, read the Forbes […]
From everyone at the CIO Global Forum, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and New Year. Enjoy your family, friends and some well deserved rest. We look forward to seeing you in 2013!
The IT community is facing an existential decision about technology in general, not just tablets: Should it retreat into the data center whence it came, or can it evolve into a broader strategic role advising and enabling better business through its technology acumen? Full article here: http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/it-the-crossroads-lead-or-fade-away-207005
On Thursday November 15, Michael Voellinger, colleague, friend and Principal Executive of the CIO Global Forum, will join other New York City executives for the Covenant House “Executive Sleepout”, benefiting homeless children around the country. In its second year, business leaders across North America spend one night on the streets in solidarity with homeless kids. From Anchorage to […]