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Panning for Data: Turning Information Into Gold

The majority of CIOs and IT decision-makers say they can't keep up with storage demands for all of the data required for business, according to a recent survey from Western Digital Corporation and HGST. While they... Continue »
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Why Business Should Always Be Personal

Commerce is no longer just about selling to customers—it’s about businesses earning the right to be part of a continuous stream of customer engagement. Continue »
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How to Excel Using Contract Workers

Contingent workers make up nearly 35% of today's workforce, and 70 percent of surveyed companies expect to increase the number of contract workers, according to a recent study. The rub? Only 51% of external labor and... Continue »
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How the IoT and BYOD Increase Business Agility

Just as evolution rewards the strong, businesses that embrace agility and IoT practices will be rewarded by becoming market leaders. Continue »
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How Bad Data Undermines Business Results

While most tech and business execs feel that data plays an essential role in their strategic initiatives, the majority of those surveyed believe that the presence of inaccurate data is hurting their ability to provide... Continue »
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KiloWatts for Humanity Taps the Power of Clouds

A nonprofit organization that seeks to bring electricity to underdeveloped countries turns to the cloud to manage IT more efficiently. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

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 »

Your Organization Is Infected–Now What?

Protecting your network from ransomware is an integral part of any network security framework for both individuals and companies. It's also important to have a plan of action once you know you've been stricken. Stu Sjouwerman, founder and CEO of... More »

Onsite Visit Is a Key Step to Outsourcing Services

CIOs often find little value in their due diligence visits because they typically perform due diligence after they have already selected a supplier. 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 »

Bring-Your-Own Quandary

Given the benefits to both employees and employers, there should be stratospheric adoption of BYOD across all industries—but this isn’t the case. More »

From Cost Center to Profit Center: The New IT

Technology has significant business value, but CIOs often struggle to show the value IT delivers to the entire organization. One CIO changed that. More »

Best Practices for Embracing the Hybrid Cloud

More than 65% of enterprise IT organizations committed to hybrid cloud technologies by the end of 2015, vastly driving the rate and pace of change in IT organizations, according to IDC. The key business drivers for public cloud adoption include... More »

The Paperless Chase: How to Reduce Print Costs

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

The IoT, Data and Great Expectations

Products are often developed simply because certain technologies have become available, without a lot of thought given to why users need them. More »