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    CIOs Must Prepare for New Era of IT

    Even if you've been a CIO for only a year, you may think that you've already seen a vast amount of shifts within the technology landscape. However, you'll need to prepare for even more for the immediate—and indefinite—future, according to a more

    CIOs Emerge as Leading 'News Junkies'

    Extra! Extra! Here's the latest headline: CIOs and other IT decision-makers are typically more informed about current events than the rest of the U.S. population, according to a recently released Harris Poll. In fact, they're far more likely to describe more

    Android: Top Three Malware Threats and Solutions

    Google's Android, the dominant mobile operating system, is the primary target for malware attacks, according to a study released by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Android remains a primary target for more

    CIOs Face Major Mobile Management Challenges

    Most CIOs realize that there are many important issues associated with the rise of bring your own device (BYOD). But a new survey from CDW makes it clear as to how wide-ranging—and potentially serious—these issues are. more

    The Business Impact of Failed IT Projects

    It's hard to think of a single significant business process these days that is not dependent on IT. As a result, any time there is a problem with IT, the cascading effects on the business can be catastrophic. A recent global survey of 304 more

    Organizations Shifting Cloud Strategies

    We know that high-profile cloud platforms are big—and are only going to get bigger. But don't assume that once an organization moves part or all of its tech functions to a public cloud system, that the migration is permanent. more

    Managers Offering Larger Raises to Compete

    CIOs and other managers will need to budget more for raises to keep retention levels high, according to recent research from Aon Hewitt. While forecasted raises for the next year are by no means lavish, they represent a sizable increase more

    Customer Service Needs Improved IT Support

    Customer-service systems have reached a state of disarray as CIOs and other tech leaders admit that they're doing very little to monitor and improve these contact centers, according to a recent survey from Empirix. Few more

    Nonstop Tech is Taking a Toll on Americans

    Back in his day (yes, the 16th century) Swiss biologist Conrad Gessner tossed the proverbial penalty flag on the printing press. He warned that it would leave a "confusing and harmful abundance of books" that would saddle people with, well, more

    Leadership Qualities of Nine Football Greats

    Sports metaphors are dropped all the time in business. (Probably too often.) But CIOs can't dismiss the clear connection between victories on the sports field and success in business. After all, a good number of marque more

    10 Things That CIOs Should Never Do

    As the saying goes: When you're hired as the big boss, there are a hundred ways to screw it up. If you figure out half of them, you're a genius. So allow the following list of "things that a CIO should avoid doing" as a starter kit of sorts. more

    Four Tech Skills on the Rise—and Four in Decline

    "Rust never sleeps," as the classic rock song says. Neither does technology. Rapid shifts which directly impact key business strategies occur every day. So you have to adapt your approach to recruitment and hiring, according to a more

    CIOs Taking Slow, Steady Hiring Approach

    CIOs and their organizations are taking a proceed-with-caution approach to IT staffing in light of the continuing economic recovery, according to a recent survey from Robert Half Technology. The good news? A very small percentage plan to more

    The 10 Toughest Tech Companies for Job Interviews

    How willing are you to put job candidates through the ringer, with possibly the most challenging interview of their professional lives? Enough to put them through a solid day's worth of one-on-ones? Or a written exam that takes as more

    Business Continuity Management Needs an Overhaul

    It's a sign of the crisis-ridden times: Organizations today are taking a long, hard look at the way they conduct business continuity management (BCM), according to new research from PwC US. The resulting Business Continuity more

    Demand for Cloud Storage: No End in Sight

    Companies of all sizes are increasingly moving operations to the cloud, according to a survey, "A Snapshot Into Cloud Storage Adoption," conducted by storage solutions company TwinStrata, of 148 people who recently attended more

    Nine Unusual Interview Gestures

    As a CIO, you probably look for job candidates who convey that "special something" during an interview. However, there's a fine line between demonstrating some personality and going overboard with expressing your "creative” self. The following more

    Is Analytics the Solution to the Big Data Problem?

    Big data is proving to be an important trend in the enterprise. Companies around the globe are investing heavily in big data, and more firms than ever are trying to determine how they can best-use the mountains and mountains of more

    Data Centers Getting Bigger—and Leaner

    With big data getting only bigger, there's no slowdown in the expansion of data-center operations for enterprises throughout the world, according to a recently released research from the Uptime Institute. The resulting "2013 Data Center Industry more

    CIOs Focusing on Cloud Application Performance

    While just about every CIO plans to move to the cloud in one form or another, a new survey of 468 CIOs conducted by Research in Action on behalf of Compuware finds that confidence in cloud application performance is not more
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