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Are You Speaking Geek?

Are You Speaking Geek?

I recently spoke on how the corporate IT function needs to morph itself from being very transactional in nature to becoming a valued business partner. Corporate IT is still seen as far removed from the innovation category, instead pigeonholed as back office support, tactically oriented, and bogged down with basics like corporate email....

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Trend Spotting: A CIO's Guide to Evaluating SDN

Trend Spotting: A CIO's Guide to Evaluating SDN

First published in Wired Innovation Insights.

 

Since CIOs are at the intersection of rapidly evolving business and technology environments, any news of new technology can quickly go viral. A recent technology trend to evaluate is software defined networking (SDN). With a lot of hype surrounding SDN (IDC predicts it will be a $2 billion market by 2016), CIOs are wondering if making big bets on SDN will make an impact on operations and the bottom line....

 

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A Blink Moment

A Blink Moment

The other day, in between meetings, I headed to the break room. Usually in a rush, I typically grab a coffee and head back to my desk for the next meeting. But this time, something stopped me right in my tracks.eye.jpg

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Why Not Cloud?

Why Not Cloud?

why not cloud.JPGA recent article by Scott Lowe,  The CIO and the Cloud: Embrace, Extend, Innovate, got me thinking about how we have embraced both the cloud and the network to transform our enterprise IT practice at Juniper.

 

Cloud has become a “very important arrow in our quiver”. Like many other enterprises, Juniper IT set out a few years ago to modernize our application platform and migrate to the cloud...

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How Can IT Become the Business?

How Can IT Become the Business?

Earlier this week I spoke on a panel with 3 other CIOs—all of us are based in Silicon Valley: Gerri Martin-Flickinger from Adobe, Mark Tonnesen from Electronic Arts, and Walter Curd from Maxim Integrated Products. Collectively, we’ve all shared a similar experience: we’re working for high tech companies, we deal with very tech-savvy users, and our IT function supports the creation of technology.

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In the Name of Culture, Making Tough Calls

In the Name of Culture, Making Tough Calls

The internal Yahoo! memo about not working from home anymore has created polarizing viewpoints and heated debates. There are certainly pros and cons to both sides which have been discussed at length in on-line forums, articles, New Yorker cartoons, tweets, and even billboards on Highway 101

 

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