Autotask Week in IT: Tips from a Day in the Life of CIOs and the Road to the Cloud

August 28, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

CIO: Tips from a Day in the Life of 4 CIOs
By John Brandon
The role of a modern CIO is as misunderstood as it is important. So we asked a few of them to take us through a typical day. Here, four IT leaders share their tips, tricks and daily routines.

CloudTech: We’re on the Road to Cloud – What Do You Mean Our Rivals May Be Going Faster than Us?
By James Bourne
More than half of the 1,000 participants in a study by Oracle admit their IT organizations are unprepared for the competitive threat of moving to the cloud, including competitors’ ability to launch new applications faster.

BizTech: Help Desk vs. Service Desk: Which Does Your Business Need?
By Ricky Ribeiro
A service desk on the other hand, is when technicians or business administrators need service and or coordination in the IT department. Any business that might integrate with IT for their business needs will then likely need a service desk in place.

BetaNews: The Impact of Big Data on IT Operations Analytics
By Ian Barker
Decision makers at Fortune 1000 companies are increasingly seeking to make use of big data to help their IT strategy.

MSPmentor: Instilling Trust in the Cloud
By Michael Brown
It is often said that a perceived threat is always greater than the actual threat, and nowhere is it more pronounced than in many a modern firm’s attitude towards the cloud. Time after time, we keep hearing that businesses are afraid to migrate to cloud-based file sharing services because they fear they might lose their intellectual property.

What do you think? Share your opinions about these stories with us on social media via Twitter.

Follow @Autotask Tweets