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Ex-Employees Still Cause Data Breaches

Many ex-employees continue to have access to corporate applications and often contribute to data breaches, says a new study. Forty-eight percent of respondents in the study, "Curse of the Ex-Employees," are aware of... Continue »
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How a Blended Approach to Databases Can Help IT

With many current systems failing to make data available in a timely manner, a significant share of companies are actively evaluating new forms of database management system (DBMS) technology, according to a recent... Continue »
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Digital Innovation Improves Customer Experiences

The vast majority of CIOs and other tech leaders said that they feel under pressure to constantly improve their organization's customer experience (CX) through digital innovation, according to a recent survey from... Continue »
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Benefits and Challenges of Intelligent Automation

Business leaders worldwide believe the success of their enterprise depends on successfully deploying intelligent automation (IA) during the next five years, according to a report from Avanade. However, while the... Continue »
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Blockchain: Catalyst for New Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare needs a way to share data, uncover patterns leading to better patient outcomes, and discover models for care that work securely and cost-effectively. Continue »
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Why Some Business Execs Think IT Can Be Replaced

As company culture and existing "organizational context" (attributes in the environment that can influence performance) keep CIOs from being as effective as they could be, many business executives said that IT is... Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

Digital Transformation Is in Chaos

A new survey finds a "widespread stall" in digital transformation efforts, suggesting that its leadership is in crisis. Half of senior executives polled said their company is not successfully executing 50 percent of its strategies, according to... More »

How IT Falls Short of User Expectations

IT managers said they make a wide range of efforts to boost the productivity and effectiveness of their users, but many users don't think the technology department is aligned with the needs of the business, according to a recent survey conducted... More »

Companies Worldwide Fear the Impact of the EU GDPR

Companies face steep and annually rising noncompliance fines, and they fear that noncompliance could cause their businesses to close, according to a new study. The study, which was conducted by Vanson Bourne for Veritas Technologies, examines the... More »

H1-B Visas Shouldn't Become a Political Weapon

Draconian measures to block immigrants on H1-B visas are counterproductive. The benefits of immigration outweigh the costs. It already has made American great. More »

How ITSM Can Fast-Forward the Tech Transformation

Challenged by the fast pace of digital transformation, many companies are increasing their investment in IT service management (ITSM) as a potential solution, according to a recent survey from BMC. The resulting report, "Delivering Value to... More »

Malware Declines, but Ransomware Soars

Last year, both good guys and bad guys achieved gains: Security professionals successfully fought off malware, but cyber-criminals benefited from an explosion in ransomware, according to the "2017 SonicWall Annual Threat Report." Ending a trend,... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

When Goliath Collaborates With David

The bottom line is that no organization can be an island, and success in any market requires companies to learn how to co-create value with other businesses. More »

A Practical Alternative to Two-Speed IT

Part two of this series on two-speed IT will explain the remaining three steps in the framework and will describe how to implement a technology lifecycle. More »

Two-Speed IT: Juggling Competing Agendas

How can IT leaders juggle seemingly competing agendas: to meet the business’ demands for increased innovation, while cutting costs and slashing budgets? More »

5 Reasons to Embrace As-a-Service Delivery Models

The concept of bringing applications, infrastructure and business processes together and delivering them “as a service” has advanced more rapidly than expected. More »

The 7 Keys to IT Success in 2017—and Beyond

As IT journeys from the backroom to the boardroom, an IT leader’s success will increasingly depend on the ability to work as a true partner with the business. More »

Amtrak's CIO Is on a Technology Fast Track

CIO Jason Molfetas modernized the technology at Amtrak, ushered in a digital transformation and deployed analytics to create a competitive edge for the company. More »