How to Prevent Website Downtime

News that the company site is down can be a CIO's worst-case scenario. Website outages annoy customers and can cause significant losses in sales and profits. They shake customers' confidence in your site and can push... Continue »

Goodwill Embraces the Benefits of Virtualization

The prominent social service organization relies on virtualization to take IT performance and disaster recovery to a higher level. Continue »

How to Avoid Strategic Self-Sabotage

Do you have a saboteur within your IT team? Or are you doing such damage yourself—without being aware of it? The recent book, Simple Sabotage: A Modern Field Manual for Detecting and Rooting Out Everyday... Continue »

Why Taking Security Risks Is Vital to Business ...

CIOs and business executives need to have open dialogue about how to strike a balance between acceptable security risk and reward. Continue »

Five Reasons Why Employees Are Thankful

Aside from providing large salaries, big bonuses and all kinds of cushy perks, what can you do to make your staffers thankful for being at work? Try a combination of proactive, professional developmental efforts,... Continue »

CIOs Face Expanding Security Concerns

As regulatory compliance pressures increase, CIOs must take a progressively integrated and holistic approach to information risk management. Continue »



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 »

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 »



Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

Digital platforms are the key to innovative business models and quality customer interaction. More »

Catalent Pharma’s CIO Has the Right Rx for IT

CIO Michael Del Priore discusses how the IoT will play out in pharma, how a strong relationship with a few key vendors is crucial to success and more in this Q&A.  More »

Are CIOs Ready to Mine the API Gold Rush?

APIs are at the heart of new business models and ecosystems driving today’s enterprises. More »

Engineering Analytics Uses IoT to Improve UX

When companies leverage IoT and engineering analytics, they can create immense value by eliminating waste, conserving energy and optimizing the supply chain. More »

How to Prevent the Costly Misuse of Cloud Services

A large software company that lacked a coherent cloud strategy found out the hard way that its employees were racking up $1 million per month on unchecked cloud services.  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 »