How Digital Assets Strain IT Security Efforts

A notable number of IT security professionals said a corporate mindset that current measures are “good enough” presents a major obstacle in the pursuit of new security initiatives, according to a recent... Continue »

Why Privileged Users Are a Major Security Risk

Privileged users are a key concern for IT leaders because inadvertent leaks from unsanctioned app usage are more likely to originate from this user group. Continue »

How State Governments Struggle With Cyber-threats

With phishing, social engineering and ransomware emerging as significant threats, state governments are increasing their efforts—and boosting their budgets—to enhance their cyber-security programs,... Continue »

How USC’s Engineering Program Teaches With Tech

The University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering adopts a virtual desktop interface to deliver big performance gains. Continue »

How CIOs Can Improve Critical QA and Testing

Organizations are facing an assortment of quality assurance and testing challenges throughout a broad range of key, business-driving assessment areas, according to a recent survey from Capgemini/Sogeti and Hewlett... Continue »

Why Cyber-Security Is Central to Your Reputation

The harm done to brand reputation after a cyber-attack can be hard to control, so planning a resilient incident response after a breach is imperative. Continue »



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 »



Why Enterprise IT Still Matters

Bypassing enterprise IT often puts businesses at risk because users are likely to underestimate the challenges and risks of a service or data integration. 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 »

A CIO’s Guide to Improving Vendor Management

Vendor management capabilities often don’t meet the many challenges of today’s numerous and highly specialized vendors.  More »

Transformation Is a No. 1 Priority for Modern CIOs

For any digital transformation initiative to be successful, existing walls between business units and departments must come down.  More »

Should More Developers Join the C-Suite?

When a developer ascends to the C-suite, they have a big advantage in figuring out how to deliver products faster or find solutions that work better. More »

Top 8 Ways to Reach Regulatory Compliance

An organization that is more efficient in achieving and maintaining compliance can get a high quality product to market faster than its competitors. More »