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Execs and Their Role in Digital Transformations

At this point, everybody's talking about the need for a digital transformation. And, fortunately, words are translating to action, according to a recent survey from Pegasystems and The Economist Intelligence Unit. The... Continue »
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Are CIOs Ready to Mine the API Gold Rush?

APIs are at the heart of new business models and ecosystems driving today’s enterprises. Continue »
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How Better Soft Skills Equal Better Pay

A significant share of CIOs say today's tech pros need to improve upon their communications interactions and other soft skills, according to a recent survey from Robert Half Technology. After all, in the modern era of... Continue »
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How to Balance Stakeholders’ Needs With Reali...

Strong IT leadership requires developing a strong business sense while acting as expert stand-ins for stakeholders’ tech-related decisions. Continue »
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The Weakest Link in Cyber-security? Us

Organizations must amp up education and training and adopt security solutions that blacklist bad sites in order to have a fighting chance against cyber-crooks. Continue »
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When App Performance Draws Constant Complaints

IT departments are feeling increasingly overwhelmed due to ever-expanding corporate networks along with near-insatiable user demand for newer and better apps, according to a recent survey from InfoVista. The... 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 »