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How Tech Megatrends Put More Pressure on IT

Tech "megatrends" such as the cloud, mobility, big data and social media are creating a perfect storm for IT departments, launching an era in which CIOs must step up as strategic leaders–or risk failure. The... Continue »
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Separating Cloud Vendor Hype From Reality

More organizations are shifting critical functions to the cloud, yet the art and science of cloud computing is complex. Continue »
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Tips on How to Spot Jerks Before They’re Hired

The vast majority of tech professionals said they've had the misfortune to work with at least one jerk in the last five years, according to a recent survey from Connectria. CIOs can't afford to take this issue... Continue »
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Getting Serious About Mobile Fingerprint Apps

Thanks to Apple, the fingerprint ID reader revolution has been both launched and delayed.  Continue »
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Adjusting to Expanding Data Center Demand

To accommodate the staggering growth of big data, CIOs and other IT decision makers anticipate a significant increase in data center demand, according to a recent survey from Mortenson. The accompanying report, titled... Continue »
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How to Build an Effective IT Leadership Team

Most IT professionals don’t recognize the need for the soft business skills that are mandatory for their business counterparts. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

CIOs Face the Growing Risk of Digital Data Loss

Data protection is a serious concern, but a new report finds that many business and IT leaders are focused on the wrong issues. More »

Tech Budgets and Staffing Are in Transition

While overall IT budgets are going up, they account for noticeably less of organizations' total revenues compared with three years ago, according to a recent survey from the Global Institute for IT Management. In addition, findings reveal that... More »

Disruption Is the New Normal

Attempting to apply old-school approaches and invoke protectionist practices in today's ever-changing business environment is a recipe for disaster. More »

10 Reasons to Serve on Customer Advisory Boards

Customer advisory boards can be useful strategic approaches for business-to-business companies to engage senior decision-makers. CABs invite executives, particularly CIOs and other IT leaders, from top customer firms to create a forum to offer... More »

Data Centers Use Renewable Energy to Contain Costs

While growth in data demand is expected to last for the indefinite future, the use of energy to power data centers is expected to sharply decline, according to a recent survey from Mortenson. Data center owners will continue to increase capacity... More »

CIOs Anticipate Bigger Budgets in 2015

CIOs are forecasting increased budget growth for next year, according to a recent survey report from CEB. A significant share of the spending is supporting innovation and business-benefiting programs, findings reveal. This speaks to the rising... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

CIOs: Between a Cyber-Rock and a Risk Place

With the board of directors asking questions about security readiness, CIOs are under pressure to assess their organization’s ability to respond to threats. More »

COO Manages Strategic Initiatives, Costs and Tech

As the COO for UK General Insurance and Shared Services, Barry Perkins handles all the big decisions on run costs, strategic initiatives and technology. More »

An Unconventional Solution to a Big IT Problem

Users believe IT will somehow divine a perfect system for them. As much as IT pros wish this unrealistic expectation would go away, they know it’s not possible. More »

The Social Side of Emotional Intelligence

The external aspects of emotional intelligence—social awareness and relationship management—can help you focus on others and build effective relationships. More »

Get Your Head in the Clouds

CIOs need to embrace cloud-based applications and infrastructure in order for their organization to be digitally competitive, but a lack of budget and security concerns is hampering their digital initiatives. More »

Do We Need a CDC for Cybersecurity?

A centralized cybersecurity agency could leverage the mission and approach of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to proactively respond to cyber threats in real-time. More »
 
 
 
 
 
 
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