CIOs investment in Infrastructure is on the rise

CIOs investment in Infrastructure is on the rise

CIOs investment in infrastructure is going up despite ongoing economic uncertainties.  They are investing in IT to improve operations, reduce costs, and enable strategies. IT budgets, hiring, and salaries are increasing slightly (see and CIOs are cautiously optimistic that this trend will continue into next year.

CIOs five (5) concerns are:

  1. Alignment of IT with the Business
  2. Security and Privacy
  3. Business Agility and Flexibility
  4. Business Productivity
  5. IT Time-to-Market / Speed of Delivery

CIOs five (5) largest IT investments are:

  • Big Data and Business Intelligence
  • Data Center Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Application Software Development
  • Cloud Computing

CIO IT Infrastructure Policy Bundle (more info…)All of the policies below are included as individual MS Word files and a single PDF file. Electronic forms are all individual documents that are easily modifiable

  • Backup and Backup Retention Policy(more info…)
  • Blog and Personal Web Site Policy(more info…) Includes electronic Blog Compliance Agreement Form
  • BYOD Policy Template(more info…) Includes electronic BYOD Access and Use Agreement Form
  • Google Glass Policy Template(more info…) Includes electronic Google Glass Access and Use Agreement Form
  • Incident Communication Plan Policy(more info…)Updated to include social networks as a communication path
  • Internet, e-Mail, Social Networking, Mobile Device, Electronic Communications, and Record Retention Policy(more info…) Includes 5 electronic forms to aid in the quick deployment of this policy
  • Mobile Device Access and Use Policy (more info…)
  • Patch Management Policy(more info…)
  • Outsourcing and Cloud Based File Sharing Policy(more info…)
  • Physical and Virtual Security Policy(more info…)
  • Record Management, Retention, and Destruction Policy(more info…)
  • Sensitive Information Policy(more info…)HIPAA Compliant and includes electronic Sensitive Information Policy Compliance Agreement Form
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Policy Template with Metrics(more info…)
  • Social Networking Policy(more info…)Includes electronic form
  • Telecommuting Policy(more info…) Includes 3 electronic forms to help to effectively manage work at home staff
  • Text Messaging Sensitive and Confidential Information(more Info…)
  • Travel and Off-Site Meeting Policy(more info…)
  • IT Infrastructure Electronic Forms(more info…)

IT Infrastructure PoliciesDownload Selected Pages

Author: Victor Janulaitis

M. Victor Janulaitis is the CEO of Janco Associates. He has taught at the USC Graduate School of Business, been a guest lecturer at the UCLA's Anderson School of Business, a Graduate School at Harvard University, and several other universities in various programs.