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Archive of posts from 2019

Key Attributes of a CIO - Lessons Learned from Central Ohio IT Leaders.org

Key Attributes of a CIO - Lessons Learned from Central Ohio IT Leaders.org

Steve Gruetter
Read Time 3 min.

Launched in 2017, Central Ohio IT Leaders.org is a peer group that meets monthly to network, discuss ideas, learn from experienced speakers, and establish collaborative relationships with the goal of nurturing the next generation of Columbus IT leadership. Several times throughout the year, the peer group will host CIO guest speakers to discuss various aspects of IT leadership. The...

What's the problem with Do-It-Yourself Disaster Recovery?

What's the problem with Do-It-Yourself Disaster Recovery?

Doug Theis
Read Time 6 min.

For years, IT infrastructure teams have been designing, building, and maintaining a wide spectrum of disaster recovery (DR) solutions to recover critical information systems after an outage. Many of these do-it-yourself disaster recovery (DIYDR) approaches carry hidden risks that come to light at the worst possible time. Perhaps the biggest problem with a DIYDR approach is that it often gives...