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How IT leaders can define and drive IT innovation

While innovation is a goal of most organizations, many IT leaders are hard-pressed to define what innovation is. The CIO Executive Council outlines four essential principles for IT leaders to keep in mind as they develop or hone their...

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Half of banking customers now using fintech

A new report finds half of banking customers around the globe are now using financial technology products or services from at least one fintech firm, but customers also put much more trust in traditional financial institutions.

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CMOs will outspend CIOs on technology in 2017

Gartner has reinforced its prediction that CMOs will outspend CIOs on IT in 2017. Marketing tech is now directly responsible for growth in the enterprise, according to Gartner.

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What are Microservices?

Developers are finding a new way to create apps and programs - here's a quick look at how microservices work, and what it means for IT shops and their development operations.

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Executives still mistrust insights from data and analytics

Organizations say they are increasingly focusing on data-driven decision-making to guide their businesses, but a majority of business leaders lack confidence in the insights generated from data and analytics. Professional services...

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Internet of Things poised to transform cities

Local, state and federal government officials agree that smart cities initiatives, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT), will deliver cost and operational efficiencies.

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CIOs move more dollars to digital transformation

CIOs are investing more money in technologies that support shifts to digital services intended to woo and retain customers, according to Gartner’s 2017 CIO agenda survey.

Computerworld Regional IT Jobs Reports

Get data-driven insights into the IT jobs market!

Available for purchase, Computerworld's regional IT jobs reports give hiring managers and IT professionals targeted information about the IT jobs market in six U.S. regions: Pacific, Mountain, North Central, South Central, Northeast...

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‘Cloud washing’ gives way to true cloud services

A new CompTIA study shows lower adoption of SaaS applications, suggesting that CIOs are getting over the ‘cloud washing’ that has plagued the market for years.

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Is security making the grade? What IT and business pros really think

When it comes to security, who’s in charge, where do roles and responsibilities overlap, and what are the biggest challenges to aligning infosec and business goals? A joint CSO, CIO, Computerworld survey sheds some light.

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CMOs much more likely than CIOs to lead digital transformation

Digital transformation is not just another buzzword; it's an escape plan for businesses that can't keep up with tech modernization. However, new research indicates many CIOs shy away from the challenge.

What software developers really want

6 things you need to know about hiring software developers

A survey of 1,400 developers finds that most mobile developers have relatively little experience, no one really wants to learn Java, and programming for IoT is about as far as you can get from fun. But the right combination of pay and...

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Tech giants aren't as innovative as you think

Technology's biggest companies are typically thought of as innovative, creative and unafraid of risk, but some of the people who work at these organizations tell a different story.

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Think older workers struggle with technology? Think again

Don't let the millennial buzz fool you. Older workers handle and adapt to new systems better than younger people.

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1 in 4 desktop owners use ad blockers

More than a quarter of all desktop computer users and 15 percent of mobile devices owners use ad blocking software, according to a new study, and 17 percent of people who don't block ads are likely to do so soon.

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Businesses failing to secure privileged accounts

A new benchmark survey finds that more than half of organizations have a failing grade when it comes to securing privileged accounts that can give attackers access to their entire networks.

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Security teams consulted too late on digital transformation

A new survey finds 76 percent of IT professionals with responsibility for security feel their security teams are brought in too late to have a meaningful impact on digital transformation projects.

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Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

A new report spotlights the challenges publishing companies grapple with on Facebook as the social giant continues to gain power over publishers even as it regularly changes policies and causes confusion.

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