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Eight Top Challenges of Virtualization Management

Virtualization now accounts for one-half of all server workloads—and it should reach more than 85 percent by 2016, according to Gartner. The benefits are many: Virtualization can reduce server incidents by 27 percent, system downtime by 26 percent and app-to-market time by 22 percent, according to research from VMware. It allows IT to better respond to customer and stakeholder... Read More »

The Power of Two: When CIOs and CMOs Work Together

When CIOs and CMOs share a unified digital vision, IT and marketing have the ability to create the best-possible digital experience for their customers.

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11 Outstanding State CIO Projects

One effort has vastly upgraded the communication tools of police officers and other public safety crews as they respond to highway accidents. Another project has dramatically reduced unemployment insurance fraud. And a third has established a central resource for an entire state's university curriculum offerings, serving hundreds of thousands of students. Together, they represent three of 11... Read More »

Debunking Five Myths of Enterprise App Development

Many businesses harbor mistaken beliefs about building mobile apps, according to FeedHenry, which makes open standard-based mobile platforms for enterprise. The Burlington, Mass., firm has formulated five myths about enterprise app development and debunked them with five solutions. FeedHenry analyzed internal customer data and industry RFPs of organizations with more than 1,000 employees in... Read More »

12 Amazing Impacts of the Digital Economy

As Ferris Bueller once put it, "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." For CIOs, these words convey special relevance: They make decisions every day which go beyond steering their companies toward new levels of profitability—they're often changing the world of commerce with their choices. And, sometimes, if you don't "stop and... Read More »

Nine Best Practices for Plan/Build/Run Frameworks

With these nine best practices, the Plan/Build/Run model can put IT teams ahead of the curve in delivering effective programs in today’s ever-competitive business environment. 

 

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Inside IT With Tech Visionary Charles Araujo

A popular author and speaker about the future of IT, Charles Araujo talks about what it means to be a digital leader, the IT organization of tomorrow, and how to enable transformation in an organization.

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11 Ways Data Analysis Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Companies recognize the need to analyze the data they amass, but the ROI is often unclear. Depending on the organization, industry and type of data at hand, analysis can either lead to lucrative insights or come up dry, according to Dev Patel, CEO and founder of BitYota, a data analytics company. Clearly, many companies also want to hire... Read More »

Why CIOs Select Public Clouds

Business and IT executives are increasingly turning to public clouds, not private ones, for greater agility and flexibility. The results include improved efficiency and lower costs.

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Nine Software-Defined Networking Facts & Benefits

It's been described as the "new cloud"—not only for its potential impact upon the enterprise, but because there's a general sense of mystery about what exactly it is. In this case, we're talking about software-defined networking (SDN). As defined on a purely technical level, SDN establishes a layer of software between bare network components and the IT admins who configure them,... Read More »

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