Autotask Audit: Strategic Issues for CIOs and the Year Enterprises Move Past Big Data Experimentation

February 20, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Forbes: The Top 10 Strategic CIO Issues For 2015
By Bob Evans
Throughout 2014, the CIO profession was subjected to a baffling series of apocalyptic forecasts and dire predictions that have proven to be laughably wrong. Where did all these distortions and misperceptions about the stewards of IT strategy and execution come from?

The Enterprises Project: 2015: The year enterprises move past big data experimentation
By Scott Koegler
Big data has been a reality for a few years now and has been part of the planning process for 2015 budgets for many enterprises. For the most part the initiatives have been driven by lines of business executives who are trying to be more efficient in their efforts and more agile in their capabilities.

CIO Insight: Why Some Big Data Efforts Come Up Short
By Samuel Greengard
Business and IT leaders recognize the importance of Big Data. But putting it to work presents growing challenges. A new report from consulting firm Capgemini, titled “Successful Big Data Implementations Elude Most Organizations,” found that global organizational spending on big data exceeded $31 billion in 2013 and is projected to hit $114 billion by 2018.

TechTarget: Time for IT to rein in cloud computing control
By Alex Barrett
It was fun while it lasted, as developers and business units had their day of unfettered access to public cloud resources. But now, it's time for IT to take back control.

Business Insider: The 'Internet of Things' will be the world's most massive device market and save companies billions of dollars
By John Greenough
The Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to grow significantly, as consumers, businesses and governments recognize the benefit of connecting inert devices to the internet. In an all-new report from BI Intelligence, we examine what is currently driving growth in the Internet of Things.

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