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    Why Schools Fail at IT Disaster Recovery Efforts

    Educational institutions lag behind commercial businesses in preparedness for major IT disasters, according to a new study. Only 26 percent of IT professionals surveyed said they feel very prepared for such an event. One-third of IT professionals more

    Things Workers Really Say When They’re Late

    If you think you've heard 'em all by now with regard to explanations for an employee's tardiness, then read on. CareerBuilder recently released the following list of outrageous late excuses from workers, as compiled from a survey. more

    Office Romances Abound in Today’s Workplace

    Romance is alive and well in the modern office, according to a recent Valentine’s Day-themed survey from CareerBuilder. A significant number of professionals admit that they’ve dated co-workers, and many of these relationships more

    Why Poor Data Quality Is Impacting Profits

    While nearly all organizations view data as an essential sales and marketing asset, a staggering majority are struggling with inaccurate information, according to a recent survey from Experian Data Quality. The report, titled "Data Quality more

    How Innovation Stands to Benefit Federal Agencies

    Every organization could benefit from supporting innovation in the workplace, and federal agencies are no different. A new survey identifies steps federal agencies can take to foster innovation, which include implementing clearly defined more

    CEOs Unaware of Company Data Frustrations

    CEOs are convinced that their organizations are doing a far better job with data analytics than they actually are, according to a recent survey from Teradata. The report, titled "The Virtuous Circle of Data: Engaging Employees in Data and more

    How Shadow IT Transformed the Role of CIO

    The majority of CIOs feel that their role is changing–and the rising trend of shadow IT is having a significant impact on this sentiment, according to a recent survey from BT Global Services. The report, titled "Art of Connecting: Creativity more

    When Security Breaches Come From Within

    Although a majority of businesses worldwide admit their vulnerability to insider data breaches and expect to maintain or increase their IT security and data protection budgets, the logic underlying their solutions is unfocused, according to a new survey. more

    Global IT Spending Expected to Rise in 2015

    Overall worldwide spending on technology is expected to rise at a healthy rate in 2015, according to the most recent market forecast from Gartner. The nearly 2.5% increase, however, is actually down from prior predictions of just more

    12 Steps for Analyzing Unstructured Data

    Increasing digitization and the proliferation of multichannel processes and transactions have resulted in a data deluge. Now organizations rely on unstructured data to make business decisions, such as determining customer sentiment, more

    Nine Facts You Might Not Know About Bot Traffic

    Malicious impersonator bots are on the rise, one-third of all Websites are vulnerable to them, and RSS bots are going extinct, according to a new bot traffic report. The survey, "2014 Bot Traffic Report," is the third report conducted by security more

    Why Millennials Balk at Mobile Monitoring

    Enterprises that monitor employees’ use of tablets and smartphones risk alienating workers, particularly millennials, and possibly causing a backlash, according to a new study. These young workers expect to use mobile devices for both more

    Is the Term ‘IT Department’ on Its Way Out?

    In response to a shift in the balance of power toward line-of-business executives, CIOs are reshaping their departments as internal service providers, according to a recent survey. And one-half of surveyed CIOs believe the term “ more

    Big Data Analytics Leaders Face Big Misgivings

    A majority of companies are falling short of expectations in deploying big data analytics, according to a recent survey from Platfora. The report, titled "Big Data Analytics Status, Opportunities and Pain Points," indicates that BDA more

    Why Resisting Digital Transformation Is a Mistake

    The majority of executives making tech-purchase decisions said that enterprises are reaching a turning point when it comes to digital transformation–one that will result in a failure to maintain a critical competitive edge if their more

    Mobile, IoT Face More Complex Attacks in 2015

    Mobile malware samples jumped 16% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to malware discovered in the second quarter, according to a new report. Year over year, mobile malware increased by 76%. Conducted by McAfee Labs, which is now part of more

    Commonplace–and Bizarre–Job Candidate Miscues

    Have you ever interviewed an IT candidate and concluded early on that something wasn’t, well, right? If so, you’re far from alone. Many prospects essentially take themselves out of the running by exhibiting the following more

    App Outages Pose Costly Challenges for CIOs

    The majority of CIOs are failing to meet their organizations’ needs when it comes to providing instant, uninterrupted access to business apps, according to a recent survey from Veeam Software. And the inability to provide more

    The Trillion-Dollar Cost of Downtime and Data Loss

    Data loss and downtime amount to a $1.7 trillion burden for enterprises worldwide–the equivalent of nearly one-half of Germany's gross domestic product, according to a recent survey from EMC. The report, titled "EMC Global Data more

    Questions That Result in Actionable Cost Analyses

    All IT organizations perform current cost analyses, but what value do they really provide? Favorable outcomes of IT cost analysis can include better decisions, accelerated decision making, changing the conversation with the business more
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