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CIOs Shift Focus to the Front Office

CIOs are increasingly shifting their focus from the back office to the front office, where marketing, sales and service managers work directly with customers, as part of a concerted effort to make IT more relevant... Continue »
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BoA Embraces Software-Defined Data Centers

Bank of America turns to software-defined infrastructure to reinvent IT's role and radically alter the speed and flexibility of its business processes. Continue »
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Convoluted Security Processes Hamper Productivity

A lack of visibility, time-consuming manual processes, poor change management practices and an abundance of applications are challenging IT security, network operation teams, and application owners, according to a new... Continue »
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The Courage of the Transparent CIO

CIOs need to be open and honest about IT projects. Otherwise, their customers will not be able to make informed decisions and eventually won't trust the IT organization. Continue »
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The Secrets of a High Organizational Digital IQ

Does your company really have an outstanding "digital IQ"? If you're like the vast majority of CIOs, the honest answer would be "no," according to a recent survey report from PwC. The report, titled "The... Continue »
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CIOs Must Bleed Open Source

Many executives say open source gives their organization a competitive advantage, which is one of the reasons why CIOs need to better support open source initiatives. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

Eight Myths About CEO Succession

With the turnover rate of CEOs ranging from 10 percent to 15 percent in any given year, you might conclude that organizations are prepared for replacing their top leader at any given moment. But you'd be wrong. The majority of companies don't... More »

Protecting Your Brand in Cyberspace

With the growth in generic top-level domains, organizations will need to better protect their brand online from business competitors and cybercriminals. More »

CIOs Turn to MSPs to Boost IT Performance

CIOs are leading their organizations toward greater investment in managed service providers (MSPs), according to a recent survey from CompTIA. The global managed-services market will grow from $143 billion in 2013 to $256 billion in 2018,... More »

Private Cloud Fuels Formula One Racing Dynasty

The Infinite Red Bull racing team has won the last four consecutive Formula One championships thanks, in part, to its selection and usage of computing resources. More »

AETs: The Dirty Little Truth About Security

When it comes to security, every CIO experiences some level of angst and frustration. Despite growing investments in security, data breaches continue to regularly occur. A major reason is that digital miscreants of all types have access to... More »

Digital Marketers Need More Centralized IT

Digital marketers are determined to expand their cross-channel campaigns in order to reach customers wherever they are, whether on the Web, social media, mobile devices and so on. However, marketer are struggling to make it happen due to... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Becky Blalock's Big Dare

Former CIO Becky Blalock reflects on her decades-long career in IT and offers advice about self-confidence, risk taking, leadership and the lack of women in IT. More »

The Three-Step Process for Becoming the Next Apple

With this simple three-step procedure, your IT team will have the atmosphere, process and opportunity for them to suggest and help implement an array of innovative ideas. More »

Why Gamification Matters

Gamification is an upside-down, inside-out concept for many business and IT leaders, but it is quickly becoming a mainstream activity in the enterprise. More »

Why 2014 is a Key Year for the Internet of Things

Due to a fortunate combination of technological, economic and physical factors, 2014 will be an important year for the consumer and industrial Internet of Things. More »

Is Your Current Position Defining Who You Are?

For most people, their job is a large part of their personal identity, but people need a professional identity that is separate and distinct from their current position. More »

Five Habits of Highly Successful Digital Companies

Digitally innovative organizations outperform their peers by providing personalized service to their customers, building one streamlined app that does it all, and conveying information electronically. More »