Banks and compliance: Be nice to your CIO now
The majority of respondents in a recent survey on the banking industry named inadequate technological infrastructure as one of the key challenges in monitoring business compliance (81%) and compliance function activities (84%). Karamjit Singh explores the issue.
Embrace changing trends or perish, says Gartner
A number of new trends in information and communication technology (ICT) have emerged in the past year and enterprises that do not realize these shifts risk losing out on innovation and profitability, with some even possibly staring at the end of the road their businesses, warns research firm Gartner. 
Asia experiencing the impact of IT globalization: Gartner
The top business and technology priorities for chief information officers (CIOs) in Asia have for the first time become exactly aligned with those suggested by their counterparts in the worldwide region, according to data from the latest Gartner CIO Survey for 2012.
Gen-Y ‘BYOD’ workers have low regard for corporate IT security
Generation Y workers who are used to their own devices and coming into the workplace for the first time have very low consideration for corporate IT security, with almost one in two Asian employees in a recent survey saying they would contravene a company’s security policy that forbids them to use their personal devices at work or for work purposes.
Post-PC era: Three implications for CIOs, IT leaders
CIOs and IT leaders must address three key implications of the “post-PC” era as workforces and consumers increasingly access IT applications and content through mobile devices, according to Gartner.
The CIO: The cloud changes the game even more
There has been a lot of discussion over the last few years about the changing role of the CIO with the advent of cloud computing. The traditional view is that CIOs can no longer just focus on strategic investments in and use of IT, but need to plug into management and business issues. IBM has an even more radical view of the role of the CIO in the cloud era.
Social business to have huge impact
In January 2011, IBM started calling its social agenda, Social Business. The reason was to drive home the point that embedding “social” into a company’s business processes drives strong business value.
BYOD: Kill off those old IT policies, CIOs
If your organization’s IT policy is three years old or more, it is time to put it to pasture and formulate one that recognizes and accommodates the “Bring Your Own Device” trend, new research indicates.About 82% of Malaysian employees surveyed bring their own devices to work, and while 91% say their company is aware of this, 69% say their company’s IT department does not provide any support.
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