Autotask Audit: The Changing Role of the CIO and Cloud Computing Trends

December 05, 2014  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Cloud Tech: Cloud computing and the changing role of the CIO: Which is best for your business?
By James Bourne
Cloud computing has been named as one of 12 disruptive technologies which will change the relationship between the CIO and the boardroom, according to a report by Advanced 365. The evolving role of the CIO and the C-suite in general, has long been a feature of modern business.

Tech Target: Cloud computing trends reveal business transformation in the channel
By Lynn Haber
For IT channel partners, cloud computing has come a long way in the five years that CompTIA has conducted its Annual Trends in Cloud Computing study, evolving from a potentially disruptive technology delivery mechanism to the No. 1 catalyst for business transformation, according to the report.

InfoWorld: A cloud move raises security fears -- and a chance to improve
By David Linthicum
A new study from CloudEntr of 438 people from industries that include financial and manufacturing found that 75 percent of smaller businesses are worried about their employees when it comes to securing data in the cloud. Larger companies are more concerned about hackers using employee credentials to access and steal data from the cloud.

InformationWeek: 6 IT Job Hunting Dos & Don'ts
By Ellis Booker
Jobs in IT have been a relative bright spot in the recovering US economy. US employment numbers for October 2014 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveals a net increase of 12,900 IT jobs across four industry job segments commonly associated with technology professionals, according to an analysis earlier this month by Foote Partners.

ITProPortal: Cloud computing and the CIO: What’s best for your business?
By Patrick Gioko
Is the role of the CIO (chief information officer) still intact after the introduction and rapid advancement of cloud computing? According to a report by Advanced 365, cloud computing is one of the 12 disruptive technologies that are changing the nature of business.

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