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Consulate Takes a Healthy Approach to Wireless

A leading provider of senior health-care turns to a more advanced wireless infrastructure to remedy its various IT challenges. Read More >

Three Reasons to Revisit Your Tablet Strategy

The iPad and other tablets have the potential to transform employee collaboration and productivity in the enterprise. Here are three reasons to re-explore your organization's approach to tablets. Read More >

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 >

What You Need Know About the Apple-IBM Partnership

Apple and IBM announced a global partnership last week that has the potential to re-invent the mobile enterprise. The exclusive partnership builds on the strengths of each company with the goal of transforming enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps that will bring IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to Apple's market-leading iPhones and iPads. Together, the... Read More >

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 >

Germany's Secret World Cup Weapon: Big Data

If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to the use of big data analytics, look no further than Germany's national soccer team, winner of the 2014 World Cup. 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 >

Managing an Employee's Multiple Devices

Delivering consistency across multiple devices and managing endpoint devices in a user-centric fashion is critical to enabling success in the enterprise. Read More >

Welcome to the Zero Marginal Cost Society

In a zero marginal cost society, the collaborative commons will bypass the conventional marketplace, and society will shift from an exchange-oriented economy to a shared one. Read More >

How to Keep a Customer for Life

As organizations cope with a growing array of customer channels, technologies and tools, CIOs and CMOs must work together and adopt the appropriate customer experience management solutions. Read More >

Digital, Mobile to Dominate Marketing Efforts

Before the decade's end, you may find your IT department merging with marketing, according to a recent survey from Accenture. The vast majority of global marketing executives say that the next five years represents a critical period for a digital transformation—one that will depend upon an increase in capabilities such as analytics. However, an equally dominant share of these executives... 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 >

There's No App for That!

In today's post-PC world, the majority of devices are mobile, but many organizations lack a mobile strategy, let alone a mobile app for customers and clients. Read More >

CIOs Shift Focus to the Front Office

CIOs are increasingly shifting their focus from the back office to the front office, where marketing, sales and service managers work directly with customers, as part of a concerted effort to make IT more relevant than ever to the overall business, according to a new study from IBM. After conducting a worldwide... Read More >

Mobility Tops the List of Digital Priorities

If you thought either big data analytics or cloud computing initiatives rank at the top of today's digital agenda, guess again. Mobility strategies hold a clear edge, according to a recent survey from Accenture. The resulting report, "Mobility: Fueling the Digital Surge," demonstrates how much further ahead "mobility... Read More >

Are You a Digital CIO?

Successful digital CIOs have a strategic vision of how technology will transform their business. And they know how to implement it. Read More >

Five Ways to Maximize on Mobility

To stay ahead of the competition in our increasingly mobile-centric world, CIOs and business leaders need to improve their mobile products and services. Read More >

A Paradigm Shift: Designing for Mobility

Done right, a mobile enterprise reinvention platform can enable organizations to be nimble, innovative and entrepreneurial. Read More >

The Rise of Business Texting

Business professionals are forsaking voicemail and phone tag for texting their colleagues and clients, according to a new study by messaging service provider HeyWire Business. Almost three quarters of respondents say they use text messaging to communicate with coworkers and that texting's immediacy and responsiveness has led to widespread adoption... Read More >

Arkansas Embraces a Mobile-First Approach

The State of Arkansas has launched an ambitious initiative to make mobility the centerpiece of its emerging business strategy. Read More >

Mobile Data Traffic to Increase Elevenfold by 2018

Worldwide mobile data traffic will increase by almost a factor of 11 during the next four years, according to the "Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2013-2018" report. It is forecast to reach an annual run rate of 190 exabytes (EBs) by 2018, 57 times the total amount of mobile data traffic in 2010. The projected increase is due in part to growth in... Read More >

'Dilbert' Creator: Focus on Systems, Not Goals

Cartoonist Scott Adams argues that leaders are more likely to be successful if they concentrate on systems instead of goals. Read More >

Staying in Touch With Generation Mobile

Mobile computing is clearly transforming how we work and play, which is creating challenges for CIOs that need to provide the services and applications that make all the mobility possible. Employees, for example, are voting with their feet to work for companies that provide employees with a more flexible work experience. Meanwhile, customers are showing a clear preference for engaging with... 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 >

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