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Future Leaders Remain Scarce in Workplace

CIOs and other top managers are often evaluated based upon their ability to develop future leaders. However, barriers loom large in these efforts, including the fact that the vast majority of workers don't want to... Continue »
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Three Reasons to Revisit Your Tablet Strategy

The iPad and other tablets have the potential to transform employee collaboration and productivity in the enterprise. Here are three reasons to re-explore your organization's approach to tablets. Continue »
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Pros and Cons of the Private Cloud

Nearly one-half of organizations have launched private clouds, according to industry research. And among those which have done so, roughly two-thirds say they've been successful in their efforts. Still, there are even... Continue »
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Nine Best Practices for DevOps Teams

It is a phrase that neatly combines the words "development" and "operations." And it holds much promise to overhaul the way IT teams produce software. In this case, we're referring to "DevOps," a concept which focuses... Continue »
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How Digital Labor Is Transforming IT

Robotic process automation has the potential to usher in a new era of innovation, data analytics and significant labor cost reductions. Continue »
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3D Printing Goes Prime Time

CIOs must begin to dialog with other business executives—particularly those in charge of R&D, operations and manufacturing—to find ways to best-use 3D printing. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

11 Unusual Requests From Bosses

You've probably heard about bosses who ask support staff to pick up their dry cleaning, or set up restaurant reservations for them (and not for business-related occasions either). And perhaps you've occasionally felt guilty about asking these... More »

IT Emerges as Key Business Player

CIOs and their IT teams are proving their worth to CEOs as leading strategic contributors to their organization's success, according to a new survey from Modis IT Staffing. After all, with IT demonstrating ROI-impacting results now with regard to... More »

11 Ways IoT Affects Security (And What You Can Do)

As the Internet of Things (IoT) grows, a variety of seemingly innocent consumer devices are connecting to companies' networks. They have the potential to negatively affect corporations, including compromising enterprise security. When employees... More »

Companies Unprepared for Data, Cloud Challenges

While companies talk the talk on big data analytics, mobile, social media and the cloud, few are actually ready to respond to these challenges, according to a new survey from IBM. The accompanying report, titled "The IT Infrastructure... More »

Employees Frequently Indulge in Tech Distractions

Constant connectivity is demolishing the wall which once stood firm between one's work time and "me time." With the dominance of bring your own device, professionals don't hesitate to use their gadgets in the office to call family and friends,... More »

10 Key Factors of Cloud Migration

The cloud is radically changing business and how organizations interact with customers, partners, and employees. According to research by Oxford Economics, the cloud "is already central to strategic vision and operations—and its influence is... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Is Too Much Sitting Killing You?

Excessive sitting, which is defined as nine or more hours of sedentary behavior per day, is associated with an increased risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity and other diseases. More »

Andre Mendes' Journey From CIO to COO

Thanks in part to approaching his CIO role as a business-minded executive, Andre Mendes has been promoted to a COO-like position at the Broadcasting Board Of Governors. More »

Improving Your Network's Resiliency

Network resilience is a critical issue in today's business environment. Success requires a different strategy and new technologies, such as software-defined networking. More »

A Successful Scorecard

The New Jersey SIM Foundation's all-day charity golf event raised more money ever before, including $30,000 to help middle-school students learn personal and business financial skills. More »

Reducing Business Costs With Wellness Programs

Companies are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars each year through the use of employee wellness programs, but the collection of personal health data involves some serious privacy issues. More »

What CIOs Can Learn From Derek Jeter's 'Boot Camp'

As Derek Jeter learned early on in his baseball career, employee education and training can provide numerous benefits, like increased performance and productivity. More »