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Companies Unprepared for Data, Cloud Challenges

While companies talk the talk on big data analytics, mobile, social media and the cloud, few are actually ready to respond to these challenges, according to a new survey from IBM. The accompanying report, titled "The IT Infrastructure Conversation: New Content, New Participants, New Tone," indicates that senior tech executives recognize IT's role as a business and revenue driver. And most... Read More »

A Successful Scorecard

The New Jersey SIM Foundation's all-day charity golf event raised more money ever before, including $30,000 to help middle-school students learn personal and business financial skills.

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Employees Frequently Indulge in Tech Distractions

Constant connectivity is demolishing the wall which once stood firm between one's work time and "me time." With the dominance of bring your own device, professionals don't hesitate to use their gadgets in the office to call family and friends, check personal emails, post on their social networks or even play games, according to a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Ricoh... Read More »

Reducing Business Costs With Wellness Programs

Companies are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars each year through the use of employee wellness programs, but the collection of personal health data involves some serious privacy issues.

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What CIOs Can Learn From Derek Jeter's 'Boot Camp'

As Derek Jeter learned early on in his baseball career, employee education and training can provide numerous benefits, like increased performance and productivity.

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11 Ways to 'Game Plan' for Big Data

By now, CIOs realize that there's potentially endless value in big data. The road to analytics deployment, however, is lined with many pitfalls, as seven of 10 of these initiatives fail to achieve their anticipated value, research findings reveal. Clearly, any success here depends upon a number of variables—including many that have little to do with technology. It's safe to say, in... Read More »

The Differences Between CIOs and CEOs

When the priorities of the CIO and CEO are not in synch it inevitably leads to misunderstandings about the value that IT is delivering to the organization.

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How to Work Well With Your CMO on Big Data

Who owns big data—the CIO or the CMO? We know what your answer would be. However, industry research reveals that CMOs view marketing as the natural leader of big data and analytics efforts. So, obviously, there's disagreement there, along with great potential for conflict. It doesn't have to be that way, as long as CIOs and CMOs agree to proceed... Read More »

Best Practices for Leveraging Cloud Storage Models

To derive the most benefit from cloud storage, organizations must have an in-depth understanding of their IT environments and current state costs to make the best vendor and solution selections.

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12 Tips for Managing Today's IT Challenges

More than ever before, business is deeply involved in technology and the business value it provides to the organization. As a result, "CIOs face many challenges ranging from security, budgets, contracts, managing an aggressive project schedule and cohesively managing a plethora of sources," says Herb Hogue, senior vice president of professional services and engineering at Read More »

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