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CIO Wisdom II: More Best PracticesSKU:9780131855892 Supplier: Prentice Hall
Format Hardback I 480 pages
Dimensions 180.3 x 27.9 x 238.8 mm I 820 g
Publication 10 November 2005
World-class IT leadership solutions from working CIOs: detailed, realistic, proven Every year, IT leadership becomes more challenging. Don't go it alone. Get practical help from the people who know what you're up against, and know what works: your most successful peers. In CIO Wisdom II, more than a dozen of today's leading CIOs share specific, realistic, up-to-the-minute techniques for maximizing agility, cost-effectiveness, and business value. You'll find solutions for managing both the internal and external forces impacting IT, and for dealing with more than 20 of your toughest issues -- business, technical, and human. You'll find specific, realistic approaches to everything from architecture to outsourcing, new technology selection to governance. CIO Wisdom II: it's more valuable than your last consultant -- and a whole lot more cost-effective.* Anticipating the next transformation in your role as CIO -- and getting ahead of the curve * Delivering real-time, mission-critical business intelligence: lessons from the military * Integrating the enterprise: New best practices and cost-effective technical options * Quantifying and maximizing software return on investment * Mastering five crucial lessons for successful IT outsourcing * Managing outsourced environments for maximum responsiveness, flexibility, and efficiency * Leveraging the value of open source -- and minimizing its risks * Using IT to improve business processes -- and improving your own internal processes, including procurement * Systematically securing your IT facilities * Achieving compliance -- and leveraging those investments for competitive advantage * Previewing tomorrow's key trends in information management A(c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.