Archive for May 2010

The Future of Corporate IT: Implications for Information Risk, Part 2

May 25, 2010

We wrote recently about the five trends impacting the future of corporate IT, and the implication of first three trends for CISOs – information over process, IT Embedded in Business Services, and externalized service delivery. In this post we want to continue with the implications for the CISOs for the other two trends postulated in that work.

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The Future of Corporate IT: Implications for Information Risk, Part 1

May 18, 2010

Two weeks ago we shared with you findings from the broader IT practice research effort about five trends that will reshape corporate IT functions in the next five years. In the next few posts we want to discuss with you risk and security implications arising from those trends. Here we tackle the first of the three trends postulated by the > future of corporate IT.

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Our First Anniversary

May 7, 2010

One year ago today we kicked off this blog. Since then we have had 52 posts and almost 10,000 page views.

Our most popular post over the first year was about Five Properties of Passwords that Must be Managed to Reduce Risk.

We celebrated our anniversary a little early last week by updating the blog’s header with the Corporate Executive Board’‘s new logo.

We would like to thank everyone who has visited the site and commented on our posts for helping make our first year of blogging a success.

The Future of Corporate IT: 5 Radical Shifts in IT Value, Ownership and Role

May 4, 2010

We here at IREC are part of the IT Practice of the Corporate Executive Board. The IT Practice has just released what is probably the most important research we have done in years: The Future of Corporate IT.

The Future of Corporate IT

Our research series on The Future of Corporate IT is based on interviews and surveys with IT and business leaders at over 200 organizations, and on our analysis of business, social, and technology trends. As a result, we find that there are five shifts underway that will radically change how technology is used to create value and how the IT function is structured and managed. These shifts will upend job descriptions across IT management and result in a massive translocation of IT do-ers.

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