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Data Centers Use Renewable Energy to Contain Costs

While growth in data demand is expected to last for the indefinite future, the use of energy to power data centers is expected to sharply decline, according to a recent survey from Mortenson. Data center owners will continue to increase capacity to accommodate cloud innovation, mobility, and the digitalization of any and... Read More »

CIOs Anticipate Bigger Budgets in 2015

CIOs are forecasting increased budget growth for next year, according to a recent survey report from CEB. A significant share of the spending is supporting innovation and business-benefiting programs, findings reveal. This speaks to the rising presence of CIOs in... Read More »

11 Facts You Need to Know About the Cloud

This is the first year that the majority of organizational workloads are expected to take place in the cloud, which means that CIOs need to gather actionable information about this dominating tech topic. Given all of the interest, TeleTech has come up with the following combination of revealing Read More »

Trolling for Trolls

Savvy business leaders use legitimate feedback to shape their products and services. They also take steps to address the problem of fake reviews from trolls.

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State CIOs Benefit From Shifts in IT Management

If you think you have a lot on your plate, you should take a look at what state CIOs are taking on: A significant number are taking the lead role in dozens of major IT projects, with most budgeted at more than $20 million, according to a new survey from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO),... Read More »

Avoiding the Social Noise

It's easy to get caught up in social media, but there are reasons to question the veracity of its data and ponder whether it's delivering valid, useful results.

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The Rise of No-Location Jobs

Since the turn of the millennium, the value chain for IT back-office services has evolved dramatically, resulting in the use of talent from all across the globe. Initially, the impetus was to reduce costs through offshoring. Then came outsourcing, in which back-office operations were handled by specialized third-parties. That development is being followed by automation, with robots being... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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