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    Global Business Services Gaining Traction

    If you're not entirely familiar with the concept of a Global Business Services (GBS) model, there's a good chance you will be soon. GBS refers to a multi-functional operating model which integrates internal and retained business services with 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 more

    How to Create a Tech-Friendly Office Space

    We've often written about the extensive efforts—usually involving compensation, benefits and career-advancement opportunities—that CIOs and other organizational managers are making to recruit and retain in-demand tech talent. But how more

    Why CIOs Need to Use Predictive Metrics

    Being able to accurately predict the future is a skill that only certain IT professionals possess. Some IT leaders can see upcoming trends, adapt to them before they make their presence known to competitors, and their company benefits as a more

    The Precarious State of the WAN

    In the age of the global cloud computing, reliance on wide area networks (WANs) has never been greater. The challenges facing CIOs is that while networks have become much more robust in the last decade, there is still a considerable difference more

    Cyber-Attacks: A Failure to Detect, Investigate

    The failure to detect cyber-attacks and investigate them puts companies and their CISOs' jobs (and, of course, CIOs' jobs) at "significant risk," according to a new Ponemon Institute study. The report, "Threat Intelligence and Incident Response: A more

    How to Prepare Your Organization for a Disaster

    Disasters arrive in many ways—from tornados to floods to ice storms to blizzards to wildfires to mudslides. (Not to mention those garden-variety power outages.) Frequently, they're not easy to anticipate, so organizations more

    Employee Distractions Reaching Epidemic Levels

    With 24/7/365 access to the Internet and social media—not to mention a relentless barrage of incoming e-mails—employees are constantly facing challenges when it comes to workplace distractions. In fact, the average more

    Seven All-Time Inventive Late Excuses From Workers

    CIOs and other managers value accountability, and showing up for work on time remains a reliable testimony to one's sense of personal responsibility. That said, certain workers can't seem to get the hang of professional punctuality: more

    March Madness Ignites Office Pool Fever

    If your tech team seems a bit, um, distracted this week, don't worry: It's only because of that beloved, annual rite of spring known as March Madness. That's when the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament kicks off, inspiring an more

    Deluge of Data Threatens Many Backup Systems

    When it comes to backup and recovery, IT organizations are clearly struggling with the amount of data that needs to be managed. A new survey of 200 IT professionals conducted by Sepaton, a provider of data protection systems, finds more

    How to Inspire a Healthy and Happy IT Department

    Do your organization's managers simply pay lip service when it comes to health initiatives for employees? If so, they're making a business mistake. Obesity and other major diseases cost employers up to $93 billion per year in more

    What Today's Mobile Users Want

    CIOs are emerging as leading voices—if not the top influencers—in determining how their companies should move forward with mobility initiatives. This includes, of course, collaborating with business-side colleagues to determine the right more

    10 Signs That an Employee is Going to Quit

    We've reported frequently on the growing challenges that CIOs and other managers face in their talent recruitment and retention efforts. Most recently, for example, we revealed that more than one-half of hirers say they currently have positions more

    Organizations Struggle With Staffing Issues

    Judging by a number of defining factors, such as slowly improving corporate earnings, employment levels and home sales, as well as a robust stock market throughout 2013, you would d think we're no longer subject to fallout from the most recent 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 more

    Take Our Tough Quiz About Project Management

    So you think you really know your project management lingo? If so, we're going to challenge you here with a pretty difficult Jeopardy!-style quiz about the various, acronym-thick terminology used to describe more

    Enterprise Is the Main Target of DDoS Attacks

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks plague the enterprise sector more than any other sector, including commerce, according to Akamai's just-released "Third Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet Report." Every quarter, Akamai releases such 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 more

    10 Things That Smart Data-Analytics Teams Do

    In prior slideshows, we've extensively illustrated the rising role of big data in the enterprise, especially with respect to how it's driving business decision-making. To perform up to the expectations of the C-suite, your data-analytics more
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