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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
On Top of the Cloud : How CIOs Leverage New Technologies to Drive Change and Build Value Across the Enterprise.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781118214589 1118214587 9781118214435 1118214439 9781118214541 1118214544 9781119202615 1119202612|
|Description:||1 online resource (xxix, 237 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||ON TOP OF THE CLOUD: How CIOs Leverage New Technologies to Drive Change and Build Value across the Enterprise; CONTENTS; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; A New Business Model; ''Thoughtfully Progressive''; Part I: Transformational Leadership; Chapter 1 The Rising Tide; The CIO as Rock Star; Real Stories from Real IT Leaders; Learning from Listening; More Than Technology; The Real Challenge Is Organizational; Leadership Is Essential; Chapter 2 IT Does Matter; Stay Focused on Delivering Value; Replacing the Perpetual Pendulum; Driving the Innovation Agenda. It's All a Question of Perspective Chapter 3 The Engine of Innovation; Bringing Innovation to the Surface; Incentivizing Innovation; Chapter 4 Finding the Right Balance; Winds of Change; The Third Bucket; The Closer; Outside versus Inside; Articulating the Value of Technology; Chapter 5 The Customer-Focused CIO; Top Line or Bottom Line?; Driving Business Growth; The Rapid Enabler; Own, Rent, or Both?; Multiple Models; Also Consider the User Experience; Chapter 6 To Cloud or Not to Cloud; Fail Fast, Fail Cheap; A Skunk Works in the Cloud; Weaving the Seamless Tapestry; Part II: Driving Change. Chapter 7 In Front of the Firewall Avon Calling; When the Model Fits; Chapter 8 The New Speed of Change; Updating the Mental Model; Innovation under Pressure; The Cloud on Wheels; Campaigning in the Cloud; Part III: Building Value; Chapter 9 Pushing the Envelope; Two Sides of the Same Coin; A Multiplicity of Clouds; Turn of the Tide; Translating ''Speeds and Feeds'' into Cash Flow; Chapter 10 Entering the Cloud; Governance Is Fundamental to Success; Due Diligence; Taking ''No'' Off the Table; Afterword; Meet Our Sources; Recommended Reading; About the Author; About HMG Strategy LLC; Index.|
"In his book, On Top of the Cloud Muller interviewed top CIOs about the challenges and opportunities of cloud technology, and how they've learned to lead their companies into a cloud-driven future.
- Information technology -- Management.
- Technological innovations -- Management.
- Cloud computing.
- Chief information officers.
- Computers -- General.
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management.
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.