Tech’s Indelible Impact on Society

A significant share of Americans feel that digital companies are gaining so much power that they'll eventually get regulated just as utilities are today, according to a recent survey... Read More »

Want to Engage Employees? Feed 'Em!

In prior features, we've written about how CIOs and other IT leaders struggle to hire qualified tech employees for vacant, mission-critical positions. And, once those staffers are in place, it's difficult to keep them engaged so they remain with the IT department year-after-year. Given these challenges, you always want to... Read More »

The Return of the Malicious Attachment

Malicious attacks have shifted from URL-based campaigns, which dominated last year, to campaigns that rely on attachments to deliver malware payloads, according to a new study. The study also found that phishing increasingly targets business users, and that social... Read More »

Your Organization Is Infected–Now What?

Protecting your network from ransomware is an integral part of any network security framework for both individuals and companies. It's also important to have a plan of action once you know you've been stricken. Stu Sjouwerman, founder and CEO of KnowBe4, realized that the human element of security was being seriously neglected, so he teamed up with Kevin Mitnick, a computer security... Read More »

Onsite Visit Is a Key Step to Outsourcing Services

CIOs often find little value in their due diligence visits because they typically perform due diligence after they have already selected a supplier.

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CIOs Face the Growing Risk of Digital Data Loss

Data protection is a serious concern, but a new report finds that many business and IT leaders are focused on the wrong issues.

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Tech Budgets and Staffing Are in Transition

While overall IT budgets are going up, they account for noticeably less of organizations' total revenues compared with three years ago, according to a recent survey from the Global Institute for IT Management. In addition, findings reveal that CIOs have fewer internal, full-time IT employees... Read More »

Disruption Is the New Normal

Attempting to apply old-school approaches and invoke protectionist practices in today's ever-changing business environment is a recipe for disaster.

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10 Reasons to Serve on Customer Advisory Boards

Customer advisory boards can be useful strategic approaches for business-to-business companies to engage senior decision-makers. CABs invite executives, particularly CIOs and other IT leaders, from top customer firms to create a forum to offer unvarnished guidance and insight to the sponsoring company. They also review industry trends and debate forecasts that can help members strategize and... Read More »

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 »

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