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The Weakest Link in Cyber-security? Us

Organizations must amp up education and training and adopt security solutions that blacklist bad sites in order to have a fighting chance against cyber-crooks. Continue »
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When App Performance Draws Constant Complaints

IT departments are feeling increasingly overwhelmed due to ever-expanding corporate networks along with near-insatiable user demand for newer and better apps, according to a recent survey from InfoVista. The... Continue »
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Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolut...

If your CEO seems a bit distracted these days, give a benefit of a doubt: Today's corporate leaders have a lot on their minds, according to KPMG's most recent U.S. CEO Outlook survey. The accompanying report, titled... Continue »
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All Roads Lead to Digital Disruption

Companies that aren’t traveling along a digital path—with workers and customers at the forefront of their digital plans—will face an insurmountable roadblock. Continue »
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12 Tips for Communicating Risk to Your Board

Communicating risk posture and assessments to the highest levels of an organization is a demanding and increasingly pivotal responsibility in businesses that rely on IT. In a world of proliferating new threat vector... Continue »
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Are You a Data Hoarder?

Why do businesses collect and store more data than they are able to process and use? Big data hype and the idea that more is better are driving factors. 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 »

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 »

EXPERT VOICES

 

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 »

Why CIOs Should Join Customer Advisory Boards

Serving on a customer advisory board brings significant insight and value—but it’s important to choose one that is a good fit. More »

The Importance of Maintaining Formal Governance

When a vendor is performing well, the client may have a tendency to relax governance requirements and routines—but this can lead to trouble.  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 »

How to Maximize the Benefits of a Platform Economy

The Platform Economy is driving the most profound global economic change since the Industrial Revolution, and understanding its nuances is essential. More »

Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

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