IT as a Business – I/TBM Newsletter, April 16, 2014

From this week’s newsletter –

Four steps to help CIOs drive innovation and strategy – The CIO Leader

Millennials a Catalyst for Innovation – Deloitte CIO – WSJ

Cable operators ally to chase cloud-based Wi-Fi, as Los Angeles resurrects its citywide plan (editor’s note, this is not the Aero challenge but still a significant opportunity/threat to cablecos)

Infor moves to the cloud with innovation and (micro) vertical flavor (editor’s note; for those not familiar with Infor, they have 70K business customers, own Lawson ERP and have moved to AWS for production instances with resultant gainshare opportunities for their SaaS customers)

via IT as a Business – I/TBM.

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