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10 Key Factors of Cloud Migration

The cloud is radically changing business and how organizations interact with customers, partners, and employees. According to research by Oxford Economics, the cloud "is already central to strategic vision and operations—and its influence is growing rapidly." Oxford Economics' new survey, "Read More »

11 Ways to 'Game Plan' for Big Data

By now, CIOs realize that there's potentially endless value in big data. The road to analytics deployment, however, is lined with many pitfalls, as seven of 10 of these initiatives fail to achieve their anticipated value, research findings reveal. Clearly, any success here depends upon a number of variables—including many that have little to do with technology. It's safe to say, in... Read More »

Synchronoss Takes a Clear View of the Cloud

A provider of services for mobile providers and cellular carriers turns to a cloud-based price comparison tool to boost agility and deliver greater value.

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How to Work Well With Your CMO on Big Data

Who owns big data—the CIO or the CMO? We know what your answer would be. However, industry research reveals that CMOs view marketing as the natural leader of big data and analytics efforts. So, obviously, there's disagreement there, along with great potential for conflict. It doesn't have to be that way, as long as CIOs and CMOs agree to proceed... Read More »

Best Practices for Leveraging Cloud Storage Models

To derive the most benefit from cloud storage, organizations must have an in-depth understanding of their IT environments and current state costs to make the best vendor and solution selections.

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Cloud Enthusiasm Hits Near-Universal Levels

Momentum for cloud deployment is reaching full-throttle levels, according to a new survey report from Evolve IP. The accompanying report, titled "Cloud of Dreams: The Adoption of Cloud Services—2014," reveals that an immense majority of tech employees and leaders feel the cloud represents the very future of IT. Most have already launched cloud services, and nearly as many intend to... Read More »

Big Data Demands Big Changes in Storage

As big data takes shape and organizations accumulate larger volumes of data, many CIOs are reexamining storage strategies and technologies.

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SIM IT Trends: Tomorrow Will Be Faster Than Today

The role of CIOs and IT organizations is increasingly business oriented, and successful CIOs will need people skills—not technical smarts—to succeed in the workplace.

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Nine Astonishing Facts About 3D Printing

While it's a relatively emerging technology, 3D printing is already revolutionizing the very concept of how we make things. Also known as "additive manufacturing" and rooted in a process known as stereolithography, 3D printing is expected to explode into a multibillion dollar, global market before the end of this decade. Even better, the pricing for these machines is expected to take a big... Read More »

11 Challenges for Today's CIO

The 21st Century will be remembered as a highly transitional time for CIOs—for better and worse. On the positive side, there are more opportunities than ever to ascend to a senior leadership role. But there's also much at stake as CIOs have to advance the capabilities of tech within an environment of relentless, disruptive change—all while... Read More »

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