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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. 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. Read More >

What a Difference Agile Development Makes

A data and analytics provider, Verisk Analytics has successfully used agile development to improve the time to market and the quality of its systems. Read More >

Eight Interesting Facts About Java

An estimated 3 billion mobile phones use it, as do 125 million televisions and every single Blu-ray Disc player in existence. It's constantly ranked as the top choice among software developers. And its massive army of devotees live by the acronym, WORA, which translates to "Write once, run anywhere." In this case, we're talking about Java, the immensely popular and long-lasting programming... Read More >

Nine Advantages of Open Source Software

While it initially seemed revolutionary, open source software is actually rooted in traditional IT processes. Technology, after all, has always been about collaboration and continuous improvement. (In the early days of the ARPANET, for example, researchers established a "request for comments" procedure to improve the project.) Of course, there have been trepidations raised about open source.... Read More >

CIOs Lack Control Over Obsolete Apps?

One in four applications could be retired, according to an estimate by Capgemini, but it's not always easy for CIOs to retire an out-of-date legacy app. Read More >

Using Everything as a Service to Your Advantage

Instead of fighting the everything-as-a-service trend, CIOs need to leverage its capabilities so they can lower capital investments and better direct their human resources. Read More >

Tompkins County Crumples the Paper Jam

A county in upstate New York turns to a sophisticated ECM system to revamp and revolutionize the way it handles documents and records. Read More >

Developing a Mobile App Strategy

Mobile applications are fundamentally altering the way businesses interact with employees, partners and customers. Building an effective strategy is paramount. Read More >

How to Improve Application Support and Maintenance

App expert Vijay B. Iyer talks about reducing the cost of application support and maintenance, the problem of prioritization, and why CIOs need to restructure their IT department. Read More >

BoA Embraces Software-Defined Data Centers

Bank of America turns to software-defined infrastructure to reinvent IT's role and radically alter the speed and flexibility of its business processes. Read More >

CIOs Must Bleed Open Source

Many executives say open source gives their organization a competitive advantage, which is one of the reasons why CIOs need to better support open source initiatives. Read More >

Private Cloud Fuels Formula One Racing Dynasty

The Infinite Red Bull racing team has won the last four consecutive Formula One championships thanks, in part, to its selection and usage of computing resources. Read More >

CIOs Overwhelmed With Obsolete Apps

CIOs and other senior tech executives say IT is supporting far too many apps that are no longer relevant to business support, according to a recent survey from Capgemini. Most agree that app-modernization initiatives would help address the issue, but they also say that they don't have a formal strategy to align app deployment with business objectives. This could hurt performance in the long run... Read More >

Five Habits of Highly Successful Digital Companies

Digitally innovative organizations outperform their peers by providing personalized service to their customers, building one streamlined app that does it all, and conveying information electronically. Read More >

BeSafe Goes Real-Time With Emergency Services Data

With its new web portal, BeSafe Technologies can provide critical site-specific information to fire and police departments and other emergency responders in real-time. Read More >

Being Intelligent About Your Assets

Over the next decade, smart asset management will transform operations, marketing, finance and human resources. And it will forever change the way the enterprise views its assets. Read More >

CIOs Face New Challenges With Software Licensing

Managing software licenses has emerged as an onerous and vexing task. Here are three ways to navigate the software compliance space more effectively. Read More >

Open Source Has Changed Everything

In today's world of increasingly connected homes, connected machines and connected devices, any IT leader who can't grasp an open source mindset is doomed to fail. Read More >

Mobile App Security Needs Improvement

The security of many mobile apps is lacking, and CIOs should review their apps and focus on eliminating opportunities for unintentionally revealing information that may be helpful to cybercriminals. Read More >

State of Hawaii Dials Into Digital

The Aloha State is undergoing a digital transformation. CIO Sonny Bhagowalia offers his insights into the state's award-winning approach. Read More >

Five Counterintuitive Ways to Spur IT Innovation

Most CIOs could benefit by spending less time on day-to-day IT issues and more time on learning from customers and employees about what the business needs from IT. Read More >

How Continuous Delivery is Redefining IT

If your organization isn't fully committed to the concept of continuous delivery of software, then it may only be a matter of time. The vast majority of companies have at least started transitioning to this IT model, according to a recent survey from Perforce Software. As defined in the Perforce Software report, "Continuous Delivery: The New... Read More >

Trucking Firm Shifts to a Mobile Approach

Canadian firm Speedy Transport embraces mobile technology to create a faster and more responsive business model. Read More >

A Crisis of Data Confidence

Many business executives lack confidence in the accuracy of the data they use for business decisions. IT needs to improve the quality of the data and develop self-service apps. Read More >

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