The concept of data protection isn’t such a hard thing to understand. It’s safe to say that if you found your way to this blog, you know what data protection is. It’s interesting that although data protection is thought to be a very basic IT concept, we see companies with smart people take very big risks with their company’s data.
Everyone has that system in the back corner of their data center that nobody wants to support. One application required a special environment and the person who was here when it was deployed has moved on. In fact, you probably have more than just one system that’s like this. ERP might run on Oracle, while Point of Sale might run on IBM with the reality that across the board you’re really a Windows shop!
Professional Football is a unique business in that its most important assets are put in harm’s way as a function of their job. The NFL has made progress in terms of protecting players from the hazards of playing football but the day-to-day trauma that is sustained on the field is often missed. Due to the many technological breakthroughs achieved by the wireless industry, a new world of wearable physiological status monitoring sensors exist.
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview half dozen CIOs and half dozen CFOs. Kind of like a marriage therapist, I got to see each party’s story about the relationship. CFOs, in particular, felt that the quality of the relationship could impact their businesses’ success.