How to Avoid Strategic Self-Sabotage

Do you have a saboteur within your IT team? Or are you doing such damage yourself—without being aware of it? The recent book, Simple Sabotage: A Modern Field Manual for Detecting and Rooting Out Everyday Behaviors that Undermine Your Workplace (HarperOne/available now), addresses these possibilities by identifying... Read More »

Five Reasons Why Employees Are Thankful

Aside from providing large salaries, big bonuses and all kinds of cushy perks, what can you do to make your staffers thankful for being at work? Try a combination of proactive, professional developmental efforts, along with the fostering of an inviting work environment, according to a recent survey from OfficeTeam. Fortunately,... Read More »

Why IT Pros Are in Denial of Security Threats

Half of IT security experts in the United States think their organization is an unlikely target for attack, according to a new study. This largely positive outlook could account for a lack of cyber-preparedness, however, because 61% of respondents also admit that they are not confident their organization can detect advanced threats. The report, titled "Read More »

Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

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

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How to Confront Conflict in the Workplace

It's difficult to manage a conflict-free office: Strained relationships among employees account for no less than three out of five difficulties within organizations, research shows. Meanwhile, 43% of non-management workers feel that their bosses do not deal with conflict as well as they should. In covering this topic, the recent book, Read More »

The Worst Security Offenders? IT Pros

Contrary to expectations, a new study shows that tech-savvy employees are the most likely to create security risks. Millennials, the largest generation in the workforce, are among the culprits, according to the survey. Ninety-seven percent of employees have access to sensitive or confidential company information and 93... Read More »

Keep It Simple, SMBs

Simple can, paradoxically, become a complicated ordeal if a business leaping into the digital current doesn’t incorporate a simple plan from the beginning.

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Why IT Hiring Remains in a State of Flux

While many CIOs and other tech leaders expect increases in their IT budgets, relatively few anticipate a boost in the number of full-time department staffers, according to the most recent Read More »

Catalent Pharma’s CIO Has the Right Rx for IT

CIO Michael Del Priore discusses how the IoT will play out in pharma, how a strong relationship with a few key vendors is crucial to success and more in this Q&A. 

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Ten Incredibly Cool Workspaces

As a CIO, you want to create the most inviting office environment that you can, right? So perhaps you've arranged for fresh fruit, juices and other snacks in the kitchenette, along with stylish collaborative areas and maybe a Foosball table? That's all well and fine. But, in comparison to these 10 incredibly cool workspaces,... Read More »

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