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State of the CIO 2018
By IDG Communications | 17/12/2018

The 2018 State of the CIO survey is the leading annual survey across Australia and New Zealand that examines the plans of technology and digital chiefs. The survey enables senior executives to benchmark themselves against their peers in the marketplace. It is a barometer of how IT groups are perceived by their organisations and highlights the status of CIOs’ relationships with other c-level executives, their ability to innovate, their leadership challenges, and career progression. The survey is held in conjunction with the CIO Executive Council.

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CSO Spotlight: Aligning security within your business
By IDG Communications | 18/12/2012

This spotlight outlines how CIOs are making security an enterprise necessity, how to write more secure code and the questions to ask when building an IT-business strategy. Download now.

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Computerworld Big Data Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 6/12/2012

Did you know that Big data is forecast to drive $34 billion of worldwide IT spending in 2013, according to Gartner, with the figure for 2012 standing at $28 billion? Software sales will be driven directly by demands for new big data functionality, with most of the current spending being used in adapting traditional solutions to the big data demands. Find out more on how to conquer Big Data for your organisation.

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CRM Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 21/11/2012

This whitepaper was provided with compliments of Salesforce.com. Articles in this guide include: CRM and sales: if it’s broke, fix it; Cloud meets CRM: how to track who’s who; Salesforce.com’s Social Key, Chatter communities, Marketing Cloud. Read this strategy guide.

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Storage Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 16/10/2012

Articles include: Creating cohesive storage management; IT execs explain their moves to solid-state storage; and Mainframes still driving innovation in the enterprise. Download the storage strategy guide now.

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Data Deduplication Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 20/1/2012

Data deduplication articles include: Data deduplication for SMEs: what to look out for; Reducing storage bloat; Buyers’ guide; Choosing the right deduplication method and Deduplication technology aids data storage.

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Disaster Recovery Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 20/1/2012

Disaster recovery articles include: 4 Steps to Help Your IT Team When Disaster Strikes; If Disaster Strikes Will Your Critical Enterprise Apps Be Ready To Get You Back in Business; Disaster Recovery on a Budget; Seven strategies for keeping disaster recovery ON TARGET; Disaster Recovery in the Cloud Yields ROI and more.

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Cloud Storage Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 16/1/2012

Cloud Storage articles include: Public Cloud storage buyer’s guide: FAQ’s & Shopping Checklist; CIOs see promise in public Cloud storage; Cloud storage a steep climb; Cloud architecture: Questions to ask for reliability.

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Managed Services Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 16/1/2012

If you’ve heard the term managed services mentioned in relation to a broad range of different services, you could be left wondering what the phrase ‘managed services’ actually means. In simplest terms, managed services are any aspect of your business that you outsource to a third party to manage. This Computerworld Strategy Guide will review outsourcing options available and outline how managed services can help to reduce running costs for different aspects of your business, in turn increasing profitability within your business.

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2012 Data Backup Strategy Guide
By IDG Communications | 13/1/2012

Articles include: 10 best cloud backup strategies for biz continuity, Disk or tape? How about both, Protect Your Backup Data from Murphy’s Law, Back up without crashing.

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