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Data Integration Is Vital to Customer Experience

Most organizations are now using analytics and metrics in a broad range of ways to measure the impact of customer engagement, according to a recent survey from Forbes Insights and SAS. The resulting report, titled... Continue »
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5 Ways to Become a CIO 2.0

These five traits can help CIOs take their stature—and their organization—to a new and better level. Continue »
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The Rise of Cyber-Crime as a Service

This year began with explosive growth in ransomware domains, according to a DNS threat index, driving an all-time high in new malicious domains. The threat index, which measures the creation of malicious DNSs... Continue »
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Falling Into the Digital Divide

Skills shortages are a chronic problem for U.S. businesses looking to compete in the digital economy—and IT is often at the center of this troubling equation. Continue »
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Why Cloud Deployment Is at a Crossroads

Despite all the talk about the advantages of the cloud, most organizations have only progressed toward migration on a limited or experimental basis, according to a recent survey from Softchoice. The resulting... Continue »
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Why Wearables Are Here to Stay

Wearables are advancing into everyday use, and one factor for their staying power, aside from their popularity for fitness buffs, is FOMA (fear of missing out). Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

Nine Advantages of Open Source Software

Even though some IT leaders shy away from open-source technology, its origins are rooted in traditional IT processes. Open-source software has come a long way over the years, and the always-active open-source communities are one of the primary... More »

Eight Interesting Facts About Java

Java, the long-lasting programming language, remains immensely popular—and for many good reasons. Java is the go-to language for millions of software developers. Java emerged as a tech juggernaut because of its unique portability and its... More »

11 Best Practices for Business Intelligence

Interest in business intelligence (BI) is surging, as big data is expected to explode into a $50 billion market in 2015—nearly doubling its current size. Why not, when BI supports so many business-critical functions, such as analytics,... More »

Tech’s Indelible Impact on Society

A significant share of Americans feel that digital companies are gaining so much power that they'll eventually get regulated just as utilities are today, according to a recent survey from Vrge Strategies. The findings cover an interesting mix of... More »

Want to Engage Employees? Feed 'Em!

In prior features, we've written about how CIOs and other IT leaders struggle to hire qualified tech employees for vacant, mission-critical positions. And, once those staffers are in place, it's difficult to keep them engaged so they remain with... More »

The Return of the Malicious Attachment

Malicious attacks have shifted from URL-based campaigns, which dominated last year, to campaigns that rely on attachments to deliver malware payloads, according to a new study. The study also found that phishing increasingly targets business... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Lessons Learned From Mars' $1.2B Acquisition

The CIO of $35 billion Mars Inc. reflects on how IT helped the company seamlessly transition thousands of new employees and services after a major acquisition. More »

Why CIOs Should Join Customer Advisory Boards

Serving on a customer advisory board brings significant insight and value—but it’s important to choose one that is a good fit. More »

The Importance of Maintaining Formal Governance

When a vendor is performing well, the client may have a tendency to relax governance requirements and routines—but this can lead to trouble.  More »

Why BYOD Programs Face Limitations

Given the benefits to both employees and employers, there should be stratospheric adoption of BYOD across all industries—but this isn’t the case. More »

How to Maximize the Benefits of a Platform Economy

The Platform Economy is driving the most profound global economic change since the Industrial Revolution, and understanding its nuances is essential. More »

Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

Digital platforms are the key to innovative business models and quality customer interaction. More »