Monthly Archives: September 2014

So what happened to the Salesforce data centre in Australia?

data_centerHigh profile sales in the public sector may be eluding Salesforce.com and perhaps this can be attributed to the concerns held by public sector CIOs about data sovereignty and the Australian Privacy Act.
With high profile breaches of shared service cloud data centres in the news, it suggests that the market has some way to go before the public sector will be ready to move sensitive data and IP to an overseas data centre run by a US or foreign owned company. Continue reading So what happened to the Salesforce data centre in Australia?

Why Business-as-usual will sink the CIO

The title of CIO has been around for around three decades, and many commentators have taken turns at suggesting that the three letters stand for various things, ranging from the positive, Chief Innovation Officer, to the negative, Career Is Over.
If I was going to take my turn at renaming the CIO title I would not come up with something as predictable but rather suggest that the CIO acronym needs to stand for “Continuous Improvement Opportunist” Continue reading Why Business-as-usual will sink the CIO