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The Importance of Location for Digital CIOs

University of Pennsylvania professor David R. Bell discusses how real worlds and virtual worlds influence and affect each other, and are increasingly merging together. Continue »
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CIOs Should 'Own' Digital Business Technologies

CIOs should decide how to position their organization in relation to emerging digital business technologies, like the Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, wearable technology and robotics, according to a new Gartner... Continue »
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How I Solve Problems

The process for solving a problem in the workplace often involves diffusing the situation, correctly defining the problem, and controlling any variables that might impact the outcome. Continue »
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CIOs and CMOs Are Aligning on Tech Strategies

CIOs are increasingly working with CMOs to create better ways for technology to support customer-benefiting initiatives, according to a new survey from Accenture. The accompanying report, titled "Cutting Across the... Continue »
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What to do When a Data Breach Occurs

Data breaches are inevitable these days, which is why having a well-defined incident response plan and team in place is a necessity. Continue »
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Email Dominates Workers' Lives

The majority of U.S. employees feel compelled or obligated to check their office email accounts during their off-hours, according to a new survey conducted for GFI Software by Opinion Matters. While this may sound par... Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

How a Security Company Zapped Zombie Zero

A security company has discovered Chinese malware, called Zombie Zero, which attacks shipping companies through handheld scanners used to track shipped inventory. The malware has hit a large manufacturing company as well as seven customers that... More »

How Experts are Made

It's one thing to emerge as a highly respected authority on technology and business within your own organization. To take this to the next level, however, a number of CIOs establish themselves as in-demand industry experts, thus expanding upon... More »

IT Hiring Forecast Heats Up

CIOs and other managers are planning on boosting overall staff size for the second half of 2014, with IT emerging as the hottest sector for increased headcount, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder. In fact, the tech industry will expand... More »

Millennials, Gen X Express Strong Job Satisfaction

Millennials and (to a lesser degree) Gen Xers sometimes get saddled with an "over-entitled and under-worked" label. But CIOs and other managers should know that this may be a mistaken impression. The vast majority of employees under age 45, in... More »

12 Things You Should Know About Cyber-Defenses

Virtually all IT organizations experienced a significant IT security incident in 2013 and most of them know some of their security measures are immature or ineffective, but only one-third are confident their less-mature security controls will soon... More »

Fulton County Upgrades Its Mobile Connectivity

Fulton County, Georgia, improved its remote access capabilities in order to build a more flexible and powerful mobile framework. More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Five Things to Know About Agile Development

Agile development has emerged at the center of a faster and more responsive approach to IT, but it presents some unique challenges. More »

A Key to Innovation

To take innovation to a new level, you need to harness information technology in a way that actually simplifies things and produces real-world results for real people. More »

Every Organization Needs a Data Analytics Champion

For analytics to gain widespread acceptance and usage across an organization, an analytics champion can play an important role. More »

Mobile App Risks in Highly Regulated Industries

Mobile apps deployed by organizations in highly regulated industries must conform with multiple regulations, including record retention, patient privacy and data breach notifications. More »

CIOs Should Be Their Company's First Customers

SunGard Availability Services CIO Gary Marshall discusses being an end user-centric CIO, IT's value proposition and why CIOs do or don't get fired. More »

Trust Me, You Need a Transformation Ambassador

Merck IT Transformation Ambassador Judith Chuisano shares lessons from her year in a pioneering role established to change the pharmaceutical company's culture. More »