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David Shacochis
CIO Magazine's @maryfranjohnson: 34% of CIO's consider themselves "Business Strategists" - as opposed to traditional IT practitioners.
CenturyLink Business
are you seeing this with CIOs you engage with?
David Shacochis
... but 54% of business leaders still see IT as an "obstacle" #somethingsgottagive
Christa Gorham
Nightingale uses pods for self contained environments within the same data center and in multiple data centers for redundancy # transformation
David Shacochis
Nightingale uses Centurylink Blueprints for auto-scale and new build orchestration: https://www.ctl.io/c...
David Shacochis
@joeweinman: Strategies for Customer-Centric IT: Information Excellence, Solution Leadership, Collective Intimacy, Accelerated Innovation
CenturyLink Business
- optimal allocation of planes to gates depending on the passenger flow of connecting to flights. Example of informaton excellence through applied algorithms to analyze data
CenturyLink Business
@maryfranjohnson is opening with points about the CIO and how they are refocusing their staff on customer-centric IT
Wendy White
business collaboration at the top of her top 10 list for IT
David Shacochis
Customer Experience near the top too...
CenturyLink Business
34% of CIOs in large organizations are business strategists - @Maryfranjohsin
CenturyLink Business
Nightingale blueprints allows auto-scale, deploy use case machines faster than building from scratch. The goal is to autoscale for demand -- for when the clinics come online at 9 a.m. and then drops at 5:00 p.m. Anyone in the room use this capability?
David Shacochis
Nightingale uses Centurylink Blueprints for auto-scale and new build orchestration: https://www.ctl.io/c...
CenturyLink Business
Rapid changes, many of them without impacting their system, platform, their customers. The pod approach allows Nightingale to target to customers directly. Personalization and customization become possible.
timguillen
Nightingale's Ijazz Ullah: moving from colo to cloud was a hard sell but beneficial to customers
Jonathan Ruff
Innovation is now about the Idea Market, Public Challenges and Contests? Who owns the IPR, companies, individuals or Patent Trolls? What about Google, Apple, Samsung etc. suing each other for patent infringement - is this the end of patents
timguillen
@joelseisman - Shocking... in 2014 only 6% of lux retailers had an omni-channel strategy
timguillen
Smart IT leaders embrace hybrid IT for the right mix of legacy systems and new platforms.