IT management efforts to focus on service delivery within the enterprise are hamstrung by traditional IT management tools that view the world from a bottom-up perspective -- a method of managing individual components within a network under a specific category or silo. What's needed is a top-down perspective.
With costs soaring, Nortel Networks needed to overhaul its IT organization. CIO Albert Hitchcock, a Formula 1 racing fan, used a car-racing analogy to help rally support for his proposed changes. When the checkered flag came down, the company
Governments operate on information. They keep track of when you're hatched, matched and dispatched, through birth certificates, marriage licences, divorce decrees and death certificates. Keeping all that material on file is a massive undertaking.
Tying IT security with physical and other non-IT-related security functions could help companies better manage threats to their business, users said during a conference in Chicago organized by ASIS International, an organization of security professionals.