CIO Survival Guide: The Convergence of Collaboration, Cloud, and Clients
Today’s workers demand mobile devices, software as a service (SaaS), and online collaboration tools in order to be more productive. They want to get their work done in the most productive way possible. While employees are clamoring for innovative technologies such as Android phones and iPhones, social networking, and cloud computing, CIOs must consider how these new technologies affect data security and performance of the network and applications, as well as how they fit into the overall enterprise architecture strategy. In addition to increasing employee efficiency and improving the overall efficiency of the business, CIOs must also ensure that their IT staff maintains its productivity.
Given that these new consumer-inspired technologies cannot be divorced from the current IT infrastructure, CIOs face even more difficult questions. First, how do CIOs derive expanded business benefits by combining these technologies? Second, how can they create an architecture that can support the convergence of these technologies? And third, how can CIOs continue to innovate as technologies continue to evolve? Read this paper to learn more.