Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketMany Australia CIOs are unhappy to the point of being “dissatisfied” with the quality of output and service they are getting from mainframe outsourcers.
on 12/13/2012 – Made popular on 12/13/2012
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: SecurityEmerging technologies like mobility and cloud computing, along with concerns about traditional issues of security, Business Intelligence, including Big Data, and skills development, are exercising the minds of Australia’s CIOs and IT decision-makers as the top priorities to tackle in their businesses.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: TechnologyOver the last decade, while the number of mainframe computers in Australia has declined – their power has not. While a typical mainframe a decade ago might handle 1,500-2,000 million instructions per second (Mips) – today they are typically ten times the size.
It might not get as much attention as it used to, but the mainframe industry is still alive and kicking. One example is the way BMC's mainframe service management business unit is responsible for around 40% of the company's revenue.
Chief information officers in Australia want you doing it for yourselves. A global survey of CIOs released by IBM has found that IT managers in Australia and New Zealand are much keener on self-service online portals, collaboration and social networking tools than their international peers.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: PeopleChanging business demands and technology trends, such as Cloud computing, mobility and the consumerisation of IT, are “profoundly” changing the role of CIOs and redefining the skills needed to be successful, according to a new report out today.