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Are Your Virtual Servers Safe?

The odds of a virtual environment being inadequately unprotected are roughly fifty-fifty, as many organizations only partly implement a security solution. Continue »
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Seven Emerging Technologies You Should Know About

Last fall, the CTO Forum gathered leading scientists and technologists for a two-day conference on disruptive technologies that have the potential to transform business and society. Keynote speakers and panelists from... Continue »
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Doing Big Data Analytics Right

Big data analytics offers revolutionary capabilities but achieving results requires a strategic vision—and a view into how it can create business value. Continue »
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12 Obstacles to the Internet of Things

A new report outlines major obstacles to the Internet of Things (IoT) and what is being done about them, along with the possible business opportunities. According to IDTechEx, a British technology research firm that... Continue »
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ERP Implementations Exceed Budgets, Schedules

Organizations pursue enterprise resource planning (ERP) to boost their business management software capabilities. And while, overall, nearly two-thirds of organizations consider their ERP implementations a success,... Continue »
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Is the CDO a Real Threat to the CIO's Role?

Instead of grabbing a new title like Chief Digital Officer, strengthen your current role as CIO and make it more meaningful and influential in your organization. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

How CIOs and CMOs Can Work Together Better

The CIO-CMO relationship is one of the worst in the C-suite, according to a new study by PwC. Its "6th Annual Digital IQ Survey" finds that only 51 percent of respondents say this critical C-level relationship is strong. These companies are at a... More »

Key Data Storage Trends That Every CIO Should Know

These days, CIOs and their organizations are getting consumed by all things data. This change is driven by ongoing innovations in analytics, of course, as these solutions are establishing profound new levels of data visibility, including lending... More »

IT Leadership Salaries Remain Flat

Average annual salaries for CIOs and other top IT leadership positions have remained flat overall since 2008, according to new research from Janco Associates and eJobDescription.com. The accompanying report, the "Mid-Year 2014 IT Salary Survey,"... More »

Are You a Micromanager?

The majority of U.S. employees say they have worked for a micromanager, according to a new survey from Accountemps. While such domineering practices were acceptable for prior generations, they're considered a major professional liability today.... More »

What You Need Know About the Apple-IBM Partnership

Apple and IBM announced a global partnership last week that has the potential to re-invent the mobile enterprise. The exclusive partnership builds on the strengths of each company with the goal of transforming enterprise mobility through a... More »

Hirers Increase Social Media Scrutiny of Recruits

CIOs and other managers are increasingly turning to social media to screen job candidates, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. In fact, 43 percent of employers use social networking sites to research potential hires, up from 36... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Three Reasons You're Probably Not Curious

Despite the cultural barriers that urge you to suppress it, curiosity may be one of the most important competencies that you will need to thrive in the Digital Age. More »

Missing in Action: BYOD Security

Despite the prevalence of BYOD in the enterprise, many organizations act as if mobile device security is optional. Ditto for employee security training. More »

Dell CIO: Don't Ask Employees What They Want

Dell CIO Adriana Karaboutis doesn't ask employees what they want, but instead has her IT team observe them at work and find new ways to improve how they do their job. More »

The Challenges of Managing Complex Networks

Many CIOs need to upgrade their aging networks, but are struggling to understand and articulate their new requirements given today's increasingly complex IT environment. More »

An Important Lesson Most IT Leaders Have Forgotten

To be a digital leader, you must be well versed in a wide range of constantly changing subject areas, which will require that you exist in a constant state of learning and exploration. More »

Five Ways to Make Flextime a Win-Win

Flextime has matured into a mainstream concept for business and IT, but making it work effectively in your enterprise can prove tricky. More »