March 2012

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trendlines what a CIO should know EDITORIAL Booze and Allan's Mike Cooke gives a vision of the CIO in 2020, along with a sobering assessment: "The CIO may still have a seat at the CxO table, but it often feels like it is a corner seat, pulled up at the last minute, out of politeness." Verisk Analytics CIO Perry Rotella makes a case on Forbes magazine's Web site for "Why CIOs are first-class citizens," as part of a two-part blog post. Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby discusses the pros and cons of adopting a "private cloud" strategy in a YouTube video posted on the networking giant's channel: 68% of CIOs plan to increase data storage spending, making data storage the top IT priority of all those who participated in a research study published by the Wall Street Transcript, available for download here: News of the weird: federal funds, and obstruction of justice in a criminal complaint: Wayne County's chief information officer (CIO) was charged last month with extortion and bribery in connection with a program receiving EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Shane Schick CONTRIBUTORS George Gorsline Grant Bucklerw Brian Bloom Stephen Ibaraki Vawn Himmelsbach Howard Solomon Adam Hughes ART & PRODUCTION SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER Mel Manasan CREATIVE DIRECTOR Jeff Coles CIO CANADA SALES VICE PRESIDENT, ASSOCIATE GROUP PUBLISHER Brad McBride SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER David Hamilton ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Desere Ross SALES REPRESENTATIVE Meagan Kellas IT World Canada is an af filiate of International Data Group (IDG), the world's largest publisher of computer- related information and the leading global provider of information services on informat ion technology. IDG publ i sh e s ov er 30 0 c ompu ter publications in 85 countries. Ninety million people read one or more IDG publications each month. CIO Canada is published 6 times per year by IT World Canada Inc., a unit of the Laurentian Media Group, Michael R. Atkins, Chairman, 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 302, Scarborough, Ontario M1P 4X4 Telephone: (416) 290-0240 Fax: (416) 290-0238. Publishers of Network World Canada, ComputerWorld Canada, Canadian Dealer News and Direction Informatique. One year subscription rates: Canada $55, US $65 (US) and foreign $95 (US). Single copies $6.00. Please add GST where applicable. Address subscription to CIO Canada Circulation Department, 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 302, Scarborough, Ontario M1P 4X4. When notifying us of a change of address, please include address label to assure continuity of service. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced either in part or in whole without the consent of the copyright owner. The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the publishers. Requests for missing issues are not accepted after three months from date of publication. Date of publication MARCH 2012. Printed in Canada. GST Registration # R122605769 ISSN: 1195-6097 CIRCULATION SENIOR LIST SPECIALIST Jeannie Button CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Doni White Intel CIO, Diane Bryant, introduces the 2011-12 version of Intel IT's annual performance report, including details on how Intel is delivering 80 per cent of new business services through their cloud – most within 45 minutes. If you've been hearing about the new social media service Pinterest and wondering if it's offering any IT-related content, Sterling Infosys might be a good first account to start following: Axios Systems has recently put out a report about how software as a service could change the role of the CIO with respect to IT Service Management. Download here: A survey of 203 financial decision makers from businesses with more than 1,000 employees reveals that 17 per cent of CFOs predict the role will cease to exist as the responsibility for buying IT. CORPORATE CHAIRMAN Michael R. Atkins PRESIDENT & GROUP PUBLISHER Fawn Annan VICE-PRESIDENT, CONTENT & COMMUNITY (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF) Shane Schick CONTROLLER Rob Novorolsky We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) for our publishing activities. For more hand-picked CIO stories from around the Web, visit: 4 cio canada MARCH 2012 PUBLICATIONS MAIL AGREEMENT NO. 40063800 RETURN UNDELIVERABLE CANADIAN ADDRESSES TO CIRCULATION DEPT – IT WORLD CANADA INC. 302-55 TOWN CENTRE COURT SCARBOROUGH ON M1P 4X4 E-mail: PAP REGISTRATION NO. 10784 HOW TO CONTACT CIO Canada Telephone: (416) 290-0240 Fax: (416) 290-0238 Mail: CIO Canada, 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 302, Scarborough, Ontario M1P 4X4 E-mail: Also, employees may be reached using a combination of their first initial and last name, for example: Online: SUBSCRIPTION INQUIRIES Telephone: (613) 475-3217 or 1-800-565-4007 Fax: (416) 290-0239 or 1-800-565-8148 E-mail: For printed and electronic reprints, please contact Jeff Coles at 416-290-0240 or

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