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Published: 22 Oct 2012

By saying "Yes," IT can actually become nimble, flexible, dynamic and, perhaps more importantly, strategic. What's listed on your CIO's whiteboard? According to CIO magazine, it's something along these lines: people leadership, managing budgets, business alignment, infrastructure refresh, security, compliance, resource management, managing customers and change, and board politics. This list, my friends, shall provide me with column material for weeks to come. Let's start at the top with people leadership. It's the No. 1 priority, but what does this mean? Is it your CIO's top goal to become a better leader to you and your IT pals? While that would certainly qualify as a noble cause, I'm fairly certain that's not what these CIOs had in mind. Instead, I think it means they've finally figured out that they need to learn how to manage the folks on the business side of the table, the people causing them (and you) the most problems. Right or wrong, the CIO is the chief of the IT world. They used to be techies, and then became accountants and finally a sort of ... Access >>>

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      Deduplication is one of those influential, crucial technologies that comes along every few years. But the vendor landscape is changing quickly, with new entrants and a recent spate of acquisitions. Cut through the vendor hype by requesting real-world references and proof points.

    • Storage Bin 2.0: Bridging the gap with just one word

      Do you want to once again rise to hold a prominent seat at the table of corporate glory? All you have to do is learn one simple word: "Yes."

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      Adopting green storage practices is all about being a good corporate citizen, trying to save storage operational costs and perhaps making a positive impact on the environment.

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