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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 >

Inviting the App Store Into Your Enterprise

An app store can transform your business by unlocking mobility's potential. Here's what you need to understand about creating an app store for your organization. Read More >

Are CIOs at Risk?

CIOs suffer from shorter tenures than many other senior executives. In today's business and IT environment, achieving career stability is no easy task. Read More >

Are You Staffing for Failure?

For CIOs, attaining the right balance of staffing, technology and processes is the difference between racing ahead and inhaling the digital exhaust of smarter and more efficient competitors. Read More >

Pressure for More Agile IT Organizations Grows

On one hand, IT organizations acknowledge that they are under pressure to deliver applications more rapidly than ever. On the other hand, a new survey of 155 senior IT professionals at Fortune 1000 companies, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Chef, finds that the majority of IT organizations feel very good... Read More >

Organizations Must Look Beyond BYOD

A new Gartner report defines BYOD as an applications strategy, rather than a purchasing policy, and suggests organizations adopt a global-class computing approach. Read More >

The Rise of Mobile Enterprise Apps

As more businesses operate 24/7 and seek to expand globally, those most likely to succeed will embrace enterprise mobility as a key communications strategy, according to a report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. The market researcher expects the global market for enterprise mobility solutions to reach $217 billion by 2018. All types of... Read More >

How Consumerware Will Transform Mobile Apps

With its unique set of software, interface and usage characteristics, consumerware is set to transform how organizations create and use mobile apps. Read More >

Mobile Apps Need Better Security

According to a new report by Forrester Research, mobile security risks are moving to apps, mimicking the traditional computing space in which security and risk professionals first targeted networks and devices and then progressed to applications. The Forrester Research report cites three reasons for directing security to apps. One,... Read More >

Why Ruby is a Good Fit for the Enterprise

The head of technology at an enterprise software company, Coupa Software, tells eWEEK why Ruby is enterprise-ready. Read More >

Mobile QA Testing Rises, Especially for Security

Less than 31 percent of companies reported validating mobile applications last year, according to Capgemini’s new World Quality Report 2013-2014. This year, the data show a rapid rise in mobile testing applications. Over 55 percent of organizations interviewed are implementing methods and tools to validate functionality, performance and security. The Capgemini report noted,... Read More >

DevOps Produces Major Enterprise Impact

While startup vendors have embraced the idea that developers and IT operations teams should work more closely together, making that partnership work in large-scale enterprise IT organizations is a whole other issue. But a new... Read More >

App Testing Now Consumes a Quarter of IT Budget

new study of 1,500 global IT decision-makers conducted by Capgemini and Hewlett-Packard finds that, by 2015, quality assurance testing is expected to consume as much as 28 percent of the IT budget, up five percentage points from 2013. Despite the rise of cloud computing, most of that money is... Read More >

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