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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 Things You Need to Know About Insider Threats

The majority of enterprises can neither detect nor deter insider threats, according to a new survey. As a result, they are vulnerable to fraud, data breaches, and intellectual property theft. Sixty-one percent of respondents say they do not have the ability to deter an insider threat, 58 percent admit that they cannot detect an insider threat, and 75 percent say they cannot detail the human... Read More »

How to Prevent Insider Threats

Insider threats aren't going away anytime soon. Unfortunately, most businesses say they lack the ability to detect or deter them, nor are they adequately prepared for how to respond.

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Decision-Making at Warp Speed

Companies face unprecedented business pressures that require both speed and agility. To succeed, their decision-making velocity must increase.

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Why Situational Empathy Is a Challenge for IT Pros

The difficulty of IT pros to connect on an interpersonal level and have a meaningful, relevant work-related discussion from a business person’s perspective is a core problem.

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To Be More Productive, Work Fewer Hours

To discover what its most productive workers do differently than its less productive ones, The Draugiem Group studied their work habits with a time-tracking app. The results might surprise you.

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10 Ways Social Media Is Transforming Businesses

Remember when corporations once routinely banned employees from posting comments on Facebook and other social media? That seems like an eternity, as at least four of five companies now either use social media or are planning to do so. Clearly, social media's immediacy, accessibility and flexibility—you can instantly post an industry article, best practices inquiry or company... Read More »

How Digital Labor Reduces Business and IT Costs

Robotic process automation will provide a great advantage for the CIOs who embrace it—and be dangerously disruptive for the businesses that disregard its transformational potential.

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CIOs, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Being aware of your emotional triggers and having strategies to counteract the upheaval they can create is a critical set of competencies in today's workplace.

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Future Leaders Remain Scarce in Workplace

CIOs and other top managers are often evaluated based upon their ability to develop future leaders. However, barriers loom large in these efforts, including the fact that the vast majority of workers don't want to advance to an executive role. A recent survey from CareerBuilder reveals that a great number of employees are happy in... Read More »

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