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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 »

Top Staffing Challenges for CIOs

While CIOs would love to hire new staffers, nearly seven of 10 say they're struggling with limitations in terms of the quantity and quality of available tech talent, with one of four CIOs indicating that the shortage is "significant," according to research. And once CIOs successfully recruit talented IT professionals, they find it difficult to keep them from leaving. With this in mind, the... Read More »

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 »

How to Develop Talent for Large IT Projects

Large IT projects deliver 56 percent less value than their organizations project, according to a new survey report from McKinsey & Company. And the vast majority of large IT projects go over budget, findings show. Beyond funding and available tech tools, however, the success or failure of these projects is highly dependent upon the... Read More »

The Problem With Online Financial Fraud Prevention

Ross Hogan, global head of the Fraud Prevention Division for Kaspersky Lab, discusses the results of a new survey on how businesses are addressing online financial fraud.

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12 Amazing Facts About Mobility

"It has become appallingly obvious," Albert Einstein once observed, "that our technology has exceeded our humanity." If that's how the legendary 20th century physicist perceived technology in his day, then you can only wonder what he'd make of the vast ubiquitous presence of mobile... Read More »

Confidence Declines Among IT Workers

Overall confidence among IT workers has slightly declined over the last quarter, according to the most-recent Employee Confidence Index from Randstad Technologies. When broken down, the findings send a mixed message to CIOs and other managers: Fewer tech professionals believe the economy is getting stronger, and many sense that less jobs are available. But an increasing percentage of IT... Read More »

Employees Overwhelmed by Workloads

It may seem ironic on the surface, but the reality remains that technology consumes our time—even though it's supposed to make us more efficient. This extends to the workplace, where employees are putting in increased hours, with the ubiquitous state of connectivity contributing to the situation, according to a new survey from PGi. The... Read More »

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