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    CIO best practices readings

    August 22nd, 2014

    CIO best practices readings:

    CIO - CTO  Changing Role

    Chief Information Officer - Chief Technology Officer

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    • CIO Issues with workload, budgeting, and staffing CIO issues are made more complex as staffing levels and budgets remain flat As the 2014 budgeting cycle starts, CIOs clearly have their hands full...
    • 10 BYOD Best Practices for CIOs BYOD Best Practices for CIOs Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) is exploding all over corporations.  CIOs are in the cross hairs and need to follow...
    • IT Staffing 2015 IT staffing 2015 IT staffing companies and researchers released a flurry of information as the  first half of the year ended.  2015 is looking great...
    • Top 10 Backup Best Practices 10 Backup Best Practices – Rules of the Road for CIOs and DR/BC Managers Top 10 Backup Best Practices – Many CIOs want to improve...
    • Top 10 IT Professional Staff Issues for CIO Top 10 IT Professional Staff Issues for CIO As budgeting starts for 2015, the top 10 IT professional staff issues that CIOs and HR departments...
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    CIOs in the million dollar club get stock

    August 13th, 2014

    Janco Associates has identified 29 CIOs who made over $1,000,000 in 2013. Interestingly not get to that number via base compensation.  Almost all get grants of stock which by itself is over $1,000,000.

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    Many data breaches take over 1 year to fix after the first intrusion

    July 28th, 2014

    Security Audit Program

    ISO 28000, 27001, & ISO 27002 / HIPAA / SOX PCI-DSS Compliant

    Severs and coprorate data are breached on a daily basis.  While this is happening most companies are  unaware that their propritary information is being stolen. Janco has found that over 90% of cybercrime victims find out about the compromise only after a 3rd party notifies them.  Then after a cybercriminal gains access to an enterprise's network it takes an average 416 days to detect the intrusion.

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    Policies are critical for mobile computing

    July 25th, 2014

    Telecommuting, BYOD, and other mobile technologies have revolutionized the way millions of people do their jobs. Employees now have the flexibility to work anytime from anywhere. For enterprises, the increase in employee productivity does often translate into faster response time, more revenue and higher margins.

    Mobility Policy Bundle (more info...) All of the policies below are included as individual MS Word files and a single PDF file. Electronic forms are all individual documents that are easily modifiable

    • BYOD Policy Template (more info...) Includes electronic BYOD Access and Use Agreement Form
    • Mobile Device Access and Use Policy (more info...)
    • Record Management, Retention, and Destruction Policy (more info...)
    • Social Networking Policy (more info...) Includes electronic form
    • Telecommuting Policy (more info...) Includes 3 electronic forms to help to effectively manage work at home staff
    • Travel and Off-Site Meeting Policy (more info...)
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    Top 10 CIO Staff Issues

    July 16th, 2014

    The top 10 concerns of CIOs in staffing are:

    1. Retaining existing staff
    2. Improving employee morale
    3. Adding new technical skills to staff
    4. Providing competitive compensation
    5. Maintaining and improving existing productivity and service levels
    6. Providing competitive benefits
    7. Reducing employee burn-out
    8. Managing organization culture
    9. Providing viable career path
    10. Utilizing social networking in the recruiting process
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