Dr. Jim Anderson discusses an outage that happened at the London Stock Exchange.
If you want to be a CIOs, then there’s no need for me to tell you that we are living in troubling times We are always trying to do two things: hold on to our jobs and find ways to move up the corporate ladder. One of the best ways […]
In all honesty, there are a lot of people who become CIO who really should never have been promoted to that position. There are too many IT folks who are only good at ensuring that company IT resources are properly and efficiently used. I’m not saying that this is a […]
Dr. Jim Anderson explains the issues that CIOs need to be aware of when they are evaluating using cloud computing.
Dr. Jim Anderson explains why IT departments have such a hard time communicating with the rest of the business — we use too many terms to describe the same things!
Does anyone besides me remember the big Furby craze that swept the U.S. in the early ’90’s? People went crazy for these little plush dolls and they started collecting them in hopes that they would one day be valuable. Well, that never happened and a lot of people got stuck […]
On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011, Dr. Jim Anderson presented a seminar titled “Evaluating Companies: How To Spot The Lemons!“. The room was filled to standing room only and the evening was filled with both learning and great questions. As technical professionals we like to think of ourselves as being able […]
Some problems just can’t be solved. As an IT guy with an engineering background, I find this hard to believe – it goes against my grain. I mean, back in school I encountered lots of problems that at first blush appeared to be impossible to solve. However, once I had […]
In IT we often get accused of willy-nilly making up new acronyms on the fly. In all honesty, yes we do do this sometimes. However, there is a more subtle word problem that has been creeping around the edges of IT for a long time that nobody’s been brave enough […]
Just when you think that you have the worst CIO job in IT, a story like this comes along! Awhile back the London Stock Exchange (LSE) experienced a full day outage. Traders who were ready to trade were unable to connect to one of the LSE’s main trading applications. No […]