5 Dysfunctional IT Relationships -- and How to Fix Them

Here's how to heal friction among IT factions.

This cool button delivers CIO stories to you on Facebook:

In large technology departments, dysfunctional relationships breed like mushrooms in a dank basement. Your dev and ops teams are no longer on speaking terms, while your junior and senior developers can't seem to agree on anything. IT and legal are constantly at each other's throats. Storage wonks are ready to declare war on the database admins, while sys admins seem to be on everyone's bad side.

Why can't they all just get along? In many cases it's the tension between conflicting demands on the same systems -- say, DBAs who complain about network performance but refuse to streamline their storage needs or business users who want to roll out new apps quickly, blissfully unaware of the effect they could have on other critical system

 

Article

Enterprise Cloud Computing: Poised to Rise in 2016

Beyond all the hype, emergence of enterprise cloud computing as a key business tool is a remarkable example of organizations following the way their employees are leading. Here is why it will rise as a key business element for 2016.