CIO: what business are you in?

This seems like a simple question doesn’t it? Yet if you look at the structure, resources, skills and processes of most IT departments you would probably be none the wiser, or perhaps you might even think that they are in the technology business. And if you asked the CIOs of these companies where they spend […]

Using cloud to get close to the business

In a previous article, Netflix IT is no house of cards, I described how the US company that has revolutionised how we consume films and TV shows at home and on the move, was now disrupting the traditional IT model to focus its technology resources on areas where they can add real value to the […]

Netflix IT is no house of cards

When looking for a case study of digital disruption there is probably no better example than Netflix, the US company that has revolutionised how we consume films and TV shows at home and on the move. Netflix started life in 1997 as a direct rival to Blockbuster in the DVD rental market. Instead of building […]