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Approaching Cloud Security From the Inside-Out

It's important to have a plan in place to protect against the most common threats to your cloud infrastructure. Understanding your vulnerabilities by thinking like an attacker and mapping your defenses to the cyber... Continue »
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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. Continue »
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The Essential Requirements of a Digital CIO

What's the difference between "yesterday's CIO" and the modern-day digital one? Digital CIOs maintain a higher profile in the corporate board room, where board members have raised their expectations of IT performance... Continue »
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When Government Agencies Get Social

Fairfax County in Virginia has adopted a social media platform to better manage information and connect with its residents. Continue »
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Why Hirers Use Social Media to Screen Candidates

A growing number of CIOs and other hiring managers are screening job candidates by checking out their social media pages, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. These managers are also using search engines... Continue »
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Think Like a Disruptor Before You’re Disrupted

Countless industries and sectors are in the crosshairs of digital disruption, so it’s best to proactively change an outdated business model. 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

 

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 »

Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

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

What Going Digital Means to IT and the Bottom Line

The CTO of Deloitte Consulting shares some advice for CIOs undertaking a digital transition: It will challenge IT to grow beyond business as usual. More »

Why Cyber-Criminals Are Always One Step Ahead

Cyber-criminals have an uncanny ability to stay under the radar for long periods of time—making the difficult business of cyber-protection even more difficult. Cyber-security is an ever-evolving undertaking, and the need for enterprises to... More »

How to Reduce Print Costs

By partnering with the business to improve print services, CIOs can significantly reduce enterprisewide costs per printed document. More »

How to Balance Stakeholders’ Needs With Realities

Strong IT leadership requires developing a strong business sense while acting as expert stand-ins for stakeholders’ tech-related decisions. More »