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How Better Planning From IT Can Prevent Problems

The majority of IT managers' departments are operating in a chaotic state when it comes to IT service delivery, according to a recent survey from TeamQuest and Kelton. The resulting "Global IT Management Survey 2016"... Continue »
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Effective (and Simple) Ways to Keep Top Talent

Retaining top talent can be a real problem for IT leaders, but there are effective (and simple) ways to keep your best workers. Continue »
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What to Expect From Millennials in the Workplace

If you decide to hire and train Millennial IT employees, you should be aware of some of the unique challenges involved in managing members of this generation. Millennials are generally defined as those born between... Continue »
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Why Some Businesses Bypass the IT Department

More than 60 percent of surveyed organizations created at least one new mobile app in 2015—without any IT involvement. Continue »
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Why Securing Privileged Accounts Is a Must

A new study reveals security gaps in how organizations manage and secure their privileged account passwords and network access. “The 2016 State of Privileged Account Management Report” by Thycotic, a... Continue »
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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. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

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 »

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 »

EXPERT VOICES

 

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 »

What Going Digital Means to IT and the Bottom Line

The CTO of Deloitte Consulting shares some advice for CIOs undertaking a digital transition: It will challenge IT to grow beyond business as usual. More »

Why BYOD Programs Face Limitations

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 »

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 »

How to Balance Stakeholders’ Needs With Realities

Strong IT leadership requires developing a strong business sense while acting as expert stand-ins for stakeholders’ tech-related decisions. More »

Lessons Learned From Mars' $1.2B Acquisition

The CIO of $35 billion Mars Inc. reflects on how IT helped the company seamlessly transition thousands of new employees and services after a major acquisition. More »