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Location, Location, Location

When considering new IT tools and systems, CIO need to keep in mind that geolocation data will become play increasingly important business role in the near future.

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Germany's Secret World Cup Weapon: Big Data

If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to the use of big data analytics, look no further than Germany's national soccer team, winner of the 2014 World Cup.

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The Cost of Inefficient Health-Care Communications

American hospitals are wasting $11.2 billion each year because of inefficient communications technologies, according to a new report from Imprivata. Physicians, nurses and other providers who coordinate and deliver patient care rely on antiquated pagers and are hampered by them and the absence of secure text messaging, among other communications problems, such as a lack of Wi-Fi, according... Read More »

10 Emerging IT Techniques, Tools and Platforms

As a CIO, you're likely more focused on the proverbial big picture with respect to how IT can best support business strategies. Still, you need to stay abreast of the wealth of new tech tools, techniques and platforms which are building a buzz among your employees. After all, not only will you earn techie points for recognizing the assortment of emerging lingo referencing IT approaches and... Read More »

Real Estate Company Reduces Its E-Mail Burden

Thanks to a new app, a Chicago real estate company has dramatically reduced the number of its e-mails but still maintained its employees' ability to collaborate.

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Potential Problems Lurking in Private Clouds

Companies are increasingly turning to private clouds to run their mission-critical applications. But many are leaving their cloud performance subject to chance, according to a new survey from Continuity Software. A surprisingly large number do not test private cloud availability, findings show, and the majority do not have a... Read More »

IT Networks Keep Getting Older

Today's IT networks are as old as they have been in six years, according to new research from Dimension Data. The accompanying paper, titled the "2014 Network Barometer Report," presents a wide range of tech operations trends, in what can informally be described as a state-of-the-network update. Findings reveal that the majority of... Read More »

Inside IT With CenturyLink CIO Bill Bradley

A CenturyLink veteran, Bill Bradley talks about cultural challenges in the workplace, the advantages of cloud computing, and the importance of reacting positively to change.

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Managing an Employee's Multiple Devices

Delivering consistency across multiple devices and managing endpoint devices in a user-centric fashion is critical to enabling success in the enterprise.

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Eight Classic Big Data Mistakes

Demand for big data analytics will only continue to soar as the overall market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 27% through 2017, amounting to a $32.4 billion market, according to industry research. Yet, with all of the investments into analytics tools and talent, CIOs and other IT leaders can lose sight of what they're ultimately seeking to do. Collecting lots of big... Read More »

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