A Client Framework Can Improve Organizational Effectiveness
There are frameworks behind the scenes of our computer screens that enable applications, security and integration of functionality in the technology we use to run our business and support our clients. They make using a computer a better experience. Enabling frameworks are just as valuable on the people side of business, especially in the area of client engagement and can improve your organization's effectiveness in how clients interface with your organization.
Automating Cost Transparency
IT spend has become one of the largest budget line items in companies today. IT organizations worldwide spent over $3.7 trillion dollars in 2013 alone. Despite the growth in IT spend, many IT organizations do not have the capability to clearly and easily articulate where that spend is going, how it correlates to the services they are delivering or what value the business is realizing from the services. In order to stay competitive, businesses are seeking ways to optimize and align.
Eleven Essential Metrics for Optimizing the Business Value of IT
In this primer, we discuss the IT financial metrics employed by many of today's leading IT organizations to provide better transparency and align IT to the needs of the business. We focus on the essential IT financial metrics that help you make better decisions and communicate with stakeholders in the language they understand. By reading this primer, you will better understand how to use IT financial metrics to improve the business value of IT.
CIO: More than Meets the I
It is no secret that tech is the key competitive advantage today. Why then pigeonhole the CIO as simply the head of a commoditized function? At AARP, our bottom line is fighting for and equipping the nearly 38 million Americans 50-plus whom we represent people to live their best lives. We help them achieve and sustain health security—financial resilience—and personal fulfillment.
8 Steps to Modernize Security for the Application Economy
Today's application economy of tech-savvy end users, increased customer demand for apps and services, and explosion in Internet-connected devices is forcing IT and business leaders to re-invent their approach to IT security. In short, security must evolve from its "limit and protect" foundation to a "unleash and empower" future. Read the results from fascinating new global research.