This series examines today’s most pressing business issues from many angles. The Debates offer a healthy discussion of options, immediate impacts and long-term consequences. The following Debates address some of your technology-related concerns.
Potential cost savings and increased agility are leading to an increase in the rate of public cloud adoption. Yet, some CIOs are resisting this trend, citing concerns over integration and security. Should these concerns be a barrier to adoption?
With no truly integrated suite of applications to integrate the ad-hoc processes, workarounds, and siloes that define many IT environments today, how can CIOs achieve uniformity, scale, and efficiency?
CIOs have been hearing about the importance of adopting IPv6 for so long that some have become desensitized to the issue. Yet, with some parts of the world already running out of available IP addresses, can they continue to put off the migration to IPv6?
As increasingly advanced mobile technologies, sophisticated user expectations, and innovative usages continue to emerge, could utilizing traditional IT approaches – and skill sets – cause companies to miss out on the mobile revolution?
If your organization is hit by a cyber-attack, turning the matter over to the authorities is the appropriate course of action. But, if you’re able to stop the attack yourself by taking out the hacker’s servers, should you hit back at the hackers?
Visualization offer individuals an analytical window into rapidly expanding Big Data sets. Yet, given that analytics and other automated data management tools can analyze more data efficiently, is human analysis of data still worth the effort?
As analytics, mobile, social business and other digital forces continue to grow and evolve, some view them as interesting additions to the IT toolkit. For others, they herald the advent of the “postdigital” enterprise. Who is right?
Employees are expecting access to ever-more-sophisticated technologies in the workplace. Empowering users with such tools can generate value, but is there a point where CIOs should put the brakes on continual technology disruption?