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Spending Your Budget on the Right Security Tools

Companies worldwide are hemorrhaging money as a result of cyber-attacks and misdirected investments in inefficient and ineffective security capabilities, according to a new report. These companies are losing as much... Continue »
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Gartner's Strategic Predictions for 2018 & Beyond

The rapid rate of technology change has created steep challenges for organizations of all shapes and sizes. It's no secret that innovation now arrives faster than most CIOs and IT departments can cope with. All too... Continue »
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How Machine-Driven Decisions Will Affect IT

With most enterprises now using machine learning in some way, CIOs and their tech teams are looking ahead to the next big step in this emerging technology: the automation of decisions that affect business operations... Continue »
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Surprising Insights About Strategic IT Leadership

We wanted to give IT leaders a chance to explain what motivated them to want to become more strategic—beyond the fact that they’re being told they must do this. Continue »
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Why IT Is Increasing Investments in Colocation

A clear majority of data center managers said they are already using colocation or plan to do so shortly, according to a recent survey from Vertiv. The resulting "Colocation Data Center Usage Report" defines... Continue »
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Breaches and Compromises Stepped Up in Q1 and Q2

Yet another study shows that organizations are failing to deploy adequate security tools and processes to prevent data breaches, many of which are caused by accidental loss or exposure of data. The report notes that... Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

IT Leaders Learn and Network at the Gartner ITxpo

The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo provided a wide array of technologies, including cloud, security, mobility, networking, AI, the IoT, analytics and data science. More »

Ransomware Damages to Rise to $6 Billion in 2017

Ransomware is the fastest growing security threat, yet most companies are unprepared to deal with it, says a new study. Companies and government agencies are overwhelmed by frequent, severe attacks, according to "2017 Ransomware Report,"... More »

Digital Transformation Is in Chaos

A new survey finds a "widespread stall" in digital transformation efforts, suggesting that its leadership is in crisis. Half of senior executives polled said their company is not successfully executing 50 percent of its strategies, according to... More »

How IT Falls Short of User Expectations

IT managers said they make a wide range of efforts to boost the productivity and effectiveness of their users, but many users don't think the technology department is aligned with the needs of the business, according to a recent survey conducted... More »

Companies Worldwide Fear the Impact of the EU GDPR

Companies face steep and annually rising noncompliance fines, and they fear that noncompliance could cause their businesses to close, according to a new study. The study, which was conducted by Vanson Bourne for Veritas Technologies, examines the... More »

H1-B Visas Shouldn't Become a Political Weapon

Draconian measures to block immigrants on H1-B visas are counterproductive. The benefits of immigration outweigh the costs. It already has made American great. More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Filling Cyber-Security Jobs in Government Is Vital

A main challenge for public sector agencies is ensuring they have skilled security pros who understand the importance of deploying digital technologies securely. More »

CFA Institute's CIO Drives Digital Experience

CIO Elaine Cheng's goal is to create digital experiences for CFA's members and exam candidates by building platforms that connect people and deliver information. More »

ICANN's CIO Delivers Value to Diverse Stakeholders

Ashwin Rangan, ICANN's CIO, explains how he provides separate, though related, services to distinctly different internal and external constituents. More »

CIO Ensures IT Delivers a Higher Level of Value

As Patheon's head of Global IT, Lindsay Fernandez ensures that IT delivers tech solutions that drive enhanced value to its internal and external customers. More »

When Goliath Collaborates With David

The bottom line is that no organization can be an island, and success in any market requires companies to learn how to co-create value with other businesses. More »

A Practical Alternative to Two-Speed IT

Part two of this series on two-speed IT will explain the remaining three steps in the framework and will describe how to implement a technology lifecycle. More »