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  • Why some CIOs have more staying power than others

    Posted October 13, 2012 - 9:38 pm

    Some CIOs outlast the typical five-year tenure by avoiding classic blunders, winning the CEO's confidence and enjoying a dash of good luck.
  • How UC drove sales, rescued customers from voicemail hell

    Posted October 1, 2012 - 7:35 am

    EMSL discovered how un-unified it seemed to its customers when a UC project that forwarded calls to employees' mobile devices proved the secret to winning back business.
  • Campbell's IT team's secret mission to sell more soup

    Posted October 1, 2012 - 7:33 am

    Sure, soup is good food, but sales ain't what they used to be. To freshen up its product line and serve up innovative new products ASAP, Campbell's IT is building new systems for improved collaboration.
  • The cloud is at your service

    Posted September 18, 2012 - 11:59 am

    If you follow cloud computing, you're no doubt familiar with software as a service, typically associated with, or infrastructure as a service, which was pioneered by But how about CaaS, SECaaS, DaaS, MaaS and BaaS?
  • 6 secrets to a successful BYOD rollout

    Posted September 17, 2012 - 9:44 pm

    The very notion of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) makes many CIOs and IT managers nervous. BYOD represents a loss of control, additional security risks, and, of course, the unknown. Here are six things to prepare for:
  • Strategic guide to big data analytics

    Posted September 12, 2012 - 2:35 pm

    Download our ebook for advice about how to get started on exploiting the power of big data analytics, which can provide your organization with a competitive advantage.
  • SDN bandwagon rolls ahead

    Posted September 5, 2012 - 5:48 pm

    Cisco, Brocade, Dell among others have jumped on board and look to ride the wave that is software defined networking. This despite experts' assertions that SDNs threaten Cisco's dominance in the tech industry.
  • IT and marketing: 4 tips for getting along

    Posted August 31, 2012 - 12:38 pm

    More and more IT execs find themselves having to add "Play nice with the CMO" to their to-do lists these days. The reason? Technology is rapidly remaking marketing departments, to the point where previously siloed corporate marketing campaigns are morphing into enterprise digital media projects that encompass -- or are even run by -- IT.
  • How IT outsourcing may unearth the mine of the future

    Posted August 30, 2012 - 10:46 am

    A team of IT service providers helped mining company Rio Tinto push new ideas into adoption and improve the mine of the future.
  • Finding the talent your business needs

    Posted July 30, 2012 - 12:25 pm

    How CIOs are meeting the challenge of a small high-tech pool by making the most of the teams they have.
  • CIOs should learn to lead the 'digital cowboys'

    Posted July 2, 2012 - 9:53 pm

    The co-author of a new book says younger professionals are gadget-savvy and global-minded, so they require a new leadership style
  • How CIOs can find time to think strategically

    Posted July 2, 2012 - 9:51 pm

    Your day is already jam-packed and long. Yet every pundit says you need to be more strategic. How do you find the time to think strategically about positioning your business to gain and sustain competitive advantage?
  • Are you keeping ahead of IT industry trends?

    Posted July 2, 2012 - 9:49 pm

    Social, mobile and other consumer technologies are inspiring venture capitalists to invest and changing the landscape of IT. Are you paying attention?
  • 6 ways CIOs can make peace with CMOs

    Posted June 10, 2012 - 7:14 am

    There's a natural tension between IT and marketing. But these days the CIO and CMO need to collaborate and focus on what's best for the customer.
  • For CIOs, the games are just beginning

    Posted June 4, 2012 - 3:13 pm

    Today, companies are starting to use common video-game techniques such as points, badges and leader boards to make their websites more interactive and to reward people for their contributions. But this is only the start of the inevitable merging of games and business.
  • FAQ: The new push in Congress to increase STEM visas

    Posted May 27, 2012 - 7:05 am

    There is a bipartisan push to automatically give green cards to master's degree and above in science, technology, engineering and math, so-called STEM degrees. And the H-1B visa hasn't disappeared, and its use will be part of the green card debate. Here's a Q&A guide to what's going on.
  • Inside the Google v. Oracle courtroom drama

    Posted May 10, 2012 - 11:19 am

    The trial pitting Google vs. Oracle on the claim of intellectual property infringement by Google in Android has reached almost a tabloid like feel. Outside the courtroom feels like the red carpet as tech giant after tech giant emerge from limos and town cars to testify.
  • No big shift to the cloud for unified communications and collaboration

    Posted May 8, 2012 - 9:33 am

    The 2012 IDG Enterprise Unified Communications and Collaboration survey highlights the uptick in adoption and investments.
  • Spotlight on BYOD

    Posted May 7, 2012 - 3:00 pm

    Learn how to take control of and benefit from the bring-your-own-devices (BYOD) phenomenon--without losing corporate data. This free, downloadable special edition describes what your BYOD policy should cover and outlines the risks you need to manage.
  • Special report: IT consumerization

    Posted May 2, 2012 - 12:44 pm

    Tech pros walk you through all the steps in bringing smartphones, tablets, and other personal devices into the enterprise,
  • Strategic guide to IT talent management

    Posted April 30, 2012 - 3:56 pm

    Download our ebook for advice from peers about how to recruit and nurture the types of IT professionals you'll need to gain a competitive advantage.
  • StubHub scalps fraudsters

    Posted April 23, 2012 - 4:00 pm

    Whenever a list of log-on credentials is dumped onto the Web, retailers get hit with waves of automated attacks. Here's how ticket marketplace StubHub fights the threat.
  • IBM CIO embraces BYOD movement

    Posted April 23, 2012 - 11:41 am

    The company supports the personal devices of 80,000 employees today, and aims to expand coverage to all 440,000 workers.
  • Learn the secret to Kaiser Permanente's sustainable mobile strategy

    Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:41 am

    Healthcare CIOs know mobile is important to their customers. Phil Fasano, CIO of Kaiser Permanente, took a slow-but-steady mobile approach and is seeing big results since its new site and apps launched.
  • Mind the Byte seeks secure clouds to transmit research

    Posted April 15, 2012 - 7:27 am

    Pharmaceutical and chemical research firm Mind the Byte is using vCider, which aims to take the sting out of managing and securing virtual private clouds across different infrastructure providers.
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