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11 Great Things Companies Are Doing With Big Data

One company is using big data to improve the aviation industry's on-time performance. Another is turning to analytics to streamline the launch of complex marketing campaigns. A third is reducing its environment impact through these tools. By now, it's clear that the potential for data analytics is limited only by the human imagination. That's great news for businesses as they deploy these... Read More »

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.

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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 report titled "How CIOs Need to Think About Business Digital Technologies." IT organizations are used to owning and supporting back-office technologies—in contrast to... Read More »

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Advantages of IT Cost Transparency

A new niche—technology business management (TBM) software—is emerging with an emphasis on cost transparency to provide enterprise IT organizations with useful data and insights. Because TBM software offers detailed, granular data about the cost of providing applications and services, it enables CIOs to make faster, fact-based decisions about purchases. The goal is to help CIOs... Read More »

Companies Investing Heavily in Digital Strategies

Organizations are allocating staggering amounts of money toward digital investments to better reach—and engage—customers, according to a new survey from Tata Consultancy Services. The accompanying report, "The Road to Reimagination: The State and High Stakes of Digital Initiatives," reveals that virtually all... Read 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.

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