Smartphone Usage Expected to Skyrocket

A new study by communications technology giant Ericsson forecasts that mobile phone subscriptions will reach 9.3 billion by 2019. Over 60 percent, or 5.6 billion subscriptions, will be for smartphones. Today, smartphones represent 25 to 30 percent of all mobile phone subscriptions, according to the report. In contrast, mobile PC, tablet and mobile router subscriptions are forecast to... Read More »

Project Management Lessons From HealthCare.Gov

The U.S. government’s flawed rollout of its health-insurance Website could have benefited from these four project management lessons.

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Digital Transformation Creates CIO Opportunities

Most CIOs realize to one degree or another that business as we know it is being transformed by an array of digital technologies. What no one can seem to agree on is at what pace that transformation is occurring. In fact, a new survey of 1,500 executives conducted by MIT... Read More »

Bill Clinton Discusses IT as Key Driver of Growth

The former U.S. president spoke about IT as a key driver of economic growth, the correlation between broadband access and prosperity, and his hopes for digital Millennials at a SAP event in China.

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Planning Failures Unleash IT Chaos

Your IT staffers are devoting far, far too much time dealing with unanticipated tech problems, as opposed to initiating proactive efforts to support organizational goals, according to a recent survey from TeamQuest. In fact, tech employees spend an average of 32 hours every week responding to situations such as network slowdowns, equipment... Read More »

CIOs Emerge as Leading 'News Junkies'

Extra! Extra! Here's the latest headline: CIOs and other IT decision-makers are typically more informed about current events than the rest of the U.S. population, according to a recently released Harris Poll. In fact, they're far more likely to describe themselves as "news junkies" than Americans in general, findings reveal. And they're also more inclined to read every word of an article. So... Read More »

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