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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 »

Big Data = Big Challenges

To gain the most of big data analytics, CIOs must take the lead in building a big data framework focused on agility, flexibility and rapid decision-making.

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Nine Top Enterprise Network Trends

If you take a step back to think about it, isn't it mind-boggling the wealth of organizational functions for which the IT network plays a critical, if not the critical, role? In fact, the network has emerged as such as given, that stakeholders and users—the marketing teams launching product campaigns, the HR managers assessing hundreds of job candidates, the... Read More »

How Mobility Transforms Enterprise Productivity

By now, nearly every CIO must appreciate how mobility and bring your own device adoption is ultimately good for their organizations, especially when it comes to increased employee productivity. For starters, employees in the field complete mission-critical tasks in real-time; they no longer gather information in one place, and then return to an office to transcribe what they learned on the... Read More »

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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11 Classic Cloud Storage Mistakes

More than ever, CIOs and other IT decision-makers are opting for a cloud model to accommodate their storage needs. The overwhelming volume of big data plays a major factor in this, of course. And research reveals that the move can benefit a number of IT functions and needed outcomes, including disaster recovery (as cited by 63 percent of managers), the centralization of data management (51... Read More »

11 Best Practices for Business Intelligence

Interest in business intelligence (BI) is surging, as big data is expected to explode into a $50 billion market in 2015—nearly doubling its current size. Why not, when BI supports so many business-critical functions, such as analytics, business performance management, text mining and predictive analytics. And while BI presents virtually limitless potential with regard to transforming... Read More »

Chips and Tablets Don't Digest

Banks, hotels, retailers and other businesses are now discovering the downside of too much automation and too little customer interaction.

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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 »

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