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Strategies for CIOs With Overly Aggressive IT Managers
Brien Posey  
4/15/2014   18 comments
Sometimes CIOs get saddled with bad managers working for them. Here's what to do.
Gartner Survey: CEOs Place High Value on Tech, Digital
Susan Nunziata  
4/14/2014   13 comments
CEOs polled are shifting their perspectives toward growth and risk-taking after years of retrenchment driven by difficult economic times.
Fast & Loud: A Story of Shelby IT
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
4/11/2014   14 comments
Shelby American makes cars that go fast. Its IT department is small but deals with issues common to IT across the manufacturing sector.
The Indian CIO’s Checklist for the H-1B Season
Sudha Nagaraj Bharadwaj  
4/11/2014   15 comments
As usual, there are more applicants for H-1B visas than there are available slots. What's a CIO to do?
Managing Procrastinators
David Wagner  
4/10/2014   31 comments
One-fourth of Americans are chronic procrastinators -- people who routinely hurt their career, and even their health, by failing to start work on time.
Making the Case for Refresh Cycles in Tight Budgets
Larry Bonfante  
4/9/2014   7 comments
Standard refresh cycles are being put under the microscope. Here's how to save yours.
E2 Radio: Delivering Apps Faster
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
4/8/2014   15 comments
Join us for a special sponsored episode on speeding up your app delivery system.
The CIO & Systems of Engagement
Susan Nunziata  
4/7/2014   1 comment
A CEO and a CMO provide valuable insights into their IT needs and expectations.
 Interop LIVE! It's Time to Wrap Up at Interop
E2 Radio  
4/4/2014   303 comments

This week, E2 Radio is coming to you live from the expo floor at Interop 2014. In today's show we'll have news, features, and interviews as we close the books on another successful Interop Conference and Expo. We'll look back at the big stories, bring you the pieces that just wouldn't fit anywhere else, and work to figure out just what it all meant. Join us for the show and the conversation!

 Interop LIVE! The Network Infrastructure Show
E2 Radio  
4/3/2014   281 comments

This week, E2 Radio is coming to you live from the expo floor at Interop 2014. In today's show, we'll have news, features, and interviews as we look closely at infrastructure -- the routers, switches, load balancers, and other pieces of kit that are the foundation of all networking activity. We'll talk IPv6 and so much more in this live episode.

 Interop LIVE! Software-Defined Everything
E2 Radio  
4/2/2014   334 comments

This week, E2 Radio is coming to you live from the expo floor at Interop 2014. In today's show, we'll have news, features, and interviews as we take a deep dive inside one of the hottest trends at Interop: software-defined networks, servers, services, and everything else.

BYOE Era: How IT Can Lead
Susan Nunziata  
4/1/2014   8 comments
Leading an IT organization in the era of Bring Your Own Everything (BYOE) offers plenty of opportunities.
 Interop LIVE! It's All About CIOs
E2 Radio  
4/1/2014   298 comments

This week, E2 Radio is coming to you live from the expo floor at Interop 2014. In today's show, we'll have news, features, and interviews as we take a close look at CIOs -- how the job is changing, what keeps them up at night, and what the future holds for those at the top of the IT organization.

Turning IT Into a Revenue Stream
Susan Nunziata  
4/1/2014   14 comments
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is changing the way IT works. It's not your mother's IT department anymore.
The Lost Art of IT Documentation
Brien Posey  
4/1/2014   20 comments
Are you documenting enough and are you picking the right things?
 Interop LIVE! Inside the NOC
E2 Radio  
3/31/2014   253 comments

This week, E2 Radio is coming to you live from the expo floor at Interop 2014. In today's show, we'll have news, features, and interviews as we take a close look at the beating heart of the Interop network: The Network Operations Center (NOC) and the people who make it work.

Healthcare IT & the Informed Patient
Thomas Wagner  
3/31/2014   13 comments
Laboratories at Quest Diagnostics have been handling about 50,000 patient requests for test results a month. That figure should increase significantly in the near future.
What's on Your Tablet?
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/28/2014   25 comments
Microsoft changed the tablet world when it expanded the availability of Microsoft Office.
Reinventing 'Internal IT'
Mark Blackburn  
3/28/2014   17 comments
The only way IT will be included earlier in the decision-making process is if it talks to other stakeholders within the business.
E2 at Interop: Wall-to-Wall Coverage
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/27/2014   2 comments
Enterprise Efficiency is covering Interop 2014 from beginning 'til end.
 Interop Preview: An Interview With Rob Cordova
E2 Radio  
3/27/2014   779 comments

Join us for a compelling hour on leadership with Rob Cordova, master leadership trainer and one of the keynote speakers at Interop 2014 in Las Vegas. No matter where you are on your career path, you don't want to miss this opportunity to learn leadership lessons from someone who has taught scores of top executives at global companies how to better lead their organizations and their enterprises.

As a leading expert in the field of learning and development, Mr. Cordova has improved creativity and innovation capabilities for thousands of people in over 20 countries. He is known for transforming corporate learning into a dynamic and impactful experience while utilizing breakthrough techniques in active learning and adult business education.

In addition to his contract work as the Director of Training with Futurethink, Rob has extensive global experience at American Express. In collaboration with an executive leadership team, he established a program to ensure training consistency across dozens of Asian countries. He also works closely with OPEN on partnership-training design, which has been utilized at Lowe's and Costco stores across the United States.

Rob's career includes immersion in such heavily regulated industries as pharmaceuticals, energy, and financial services, as well as expertise in operations, customer service, and quality. In addition to achieving his Master's in business education from New York University and publishing research on the transfer of learning in the Journal for Business Education, Rob is currently an adjunct professor for the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University in Manhattan.

CIOs Take a Second Look at India's RFP Models
Sudha Nagaraj Bharadwaj  
3/27/2014   11 comments
In an effort to push forward e-governance initiatives, India's trade organizations and government agencies are developing model RFPs.
Quantifying Physician Performance
Brien Posey  
3/26/2014   23 comments
IT is being called on to tie physician performance with revenue.
E2 Radio: An Interop Preview With Rob Cordova
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/25/2014   12 comments
Take a big step in your quest for creative leadership with this Interop Preview episode of E2 Radio.
Big Data for Business Decisions
Larry Bonfante  
3/25/2014   19 comments
If you can't get your data straightened out for your business, they'll never engage the customer.
CIOs Considering Tech, Sourcing Overhauls
Susan Nunziata  
3/24/2014   16 comments
There are a variety of forces -- both technological and geopolitical -- that point toward many CIOs making wholesale changes in the near future.
Big Data & the States
David Fletcher  
3/24/2014   12 comments
States are upping their investments and success in big data.
Monday Comic: Not a Thumbs Up
Brian Moore  
3/24/2014   77 comments
A little laugh to start your work week.
What You've Missed on E2 Radio
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/21/2014   12 comments
E2 Radio is getting better and better. Here's what you've missed if you haven't been here for every show this year…
 Interop Preview: An Interview With Steve Wylie & Jimit Arora
E2 Radio  
3/20/2014   725 comments

Cloud is disruptive -- the industry can agree on this statement. But it can be hard to distinguish the facts from hype when it comes to how cloud actually disrupts an organization. In this Interop Preview episode of E2 Radio, we're going to talk about the findings from the Enterprise Cloud Adoption Survey and get some insight into what's happening in the real world.

We'll be talking with Steve Wylie, General Manager of Cloud Connect, and Jimit Arora, VP of the Everest Group. Together, they'll shed light on the meaning of the results from this critical industry survey.

Conference industry veteran Steve Wylie has been involved with some of the world's leading business technology conferences for the past 15 years. As the General Manager for UBM Tech's Cloud Connect conferences, Steve is the driving force behind the defining cloud event for IT professionals, developers, and leading cloud providers. Steve has been a regular columnist on and serves on the Social Networking advisory board at Steve can be found on Twitter @swylie650.

Jimit Arora leads Everest Group's IT Services research practice, which is focused on conducting in-depth research on the full spectrum of technology services across applications, infrastructure, cloud services, and next-generation IT. Jimit is also responsible for Everest group's vertical-specific research practices that are focused on banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), and healthcare outsourcing.

Micro Data for Macro Decisions
David Wagner  
3/20/2014   29 comments
Your customers might just be your best source of big data.
CIOs: Build Some Walls
David Wagner  
3/19/2014   37 comments
Open office plans are the norm, but they may not be as helpful as people think.
When to Cut Your Losses on EHR
Brien Posey  
3/19/2014   9 comments
Sometimes an EHR implementation is working so poorly you need to start over. How can you tell?
E2 Radio: An Interop Preview With Steve Wylie & Jimit Arora
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/18/2014   6 comments
Join us as we talk about cloud adoption in the real world with these two Interop conference leaders.
The Big Reason to Use Office
Tom Nolle  
3/18/2014   16 comments
Monday Comic: Anti-Social Engineering
Brian Moore  
3/17/2014   32 comments
A little laugh to start your work week.
Poll Wrap: Bad Blood
David Wagner  
3/13/2014   9 comments
Who is the CIO's worst enemy?
The New E2 Poll: Ready for Google Docs?
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/13/2014   22 comments
Google is adding functions to Google Docs. Are they enough to make you switch? Take our poll and let us know!
The CIO & COO Relationship
Michael Hugos  
3/11/2014   9 comments
Get friendly with the COO by getting agile.
Monday Comic: New C-Suite Roles
Brian Moore  
3/10/2014   40 comments
A little laugh to start your work week.
Target Seeks New CIO, Chief Compliance Officer
Sara Peters  
3/6/2014   28 comments
Your service providers' failures could jeopardize your security and your job.
 Interop Preview: An Interview With Chris Murphy
E2 Radio  
3/6/2014   743 comments

If you want the latest take on the life of today's CIO, you can't miss this Interop Preview episode of E2 Radio.

We're going to be talking with Chris Murphy, editor of InformationWeek and Strategic CIO columnist on digitial business issues. In the conversation and online discussion we'll hear about key technology and organizational issues for today's CIO. We'll also get the latest on the CIO-specific program that's part of the conference at Interop 2014 in Las Vegas.

Chris Murphy has been covering technology leadership and strategy issues for InformationWeek since 1999. Before that, he was editor of the Budapest Business Journal, a business newspaper in Hungary; and a daily newspaper reporter in Michigan, where he covered everything from crime to the car industry. Murphy studied economics and journalism at Michigan State University, has an MBA from the University of Virginia, and has passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams.

Microsoft Revives Cortana in your Phone… Enslaves Her for Your Petty Needs
David Wagner  
3/5/2014   26 comments
Microsoft's new digital assistant could change your mobile development and BYOD plans.
The CIO Relationship With the CFO Is Based on Managing Risk
Michael Hugos  
3/5/2014   15 comments
Want to get along with the CFO? Help manage risk.
E2 Radio: An Interop Preview With Chris Murphy
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/4/2014   3 comments
In this episode, Chris Murply will take us on a deep dive into the technologies and business issues keeping CIOs up at night and how to turn those challenges into opportunities.
Top Tech Internships Pay Big Bucks
Susan Nunziata  
3/3/2014   50 comments
The list of 25 companies with the highest-paid internships gives you an idea of what prospective tech interns may expect from your company. Good luck with that.
Swimming in the Data Lake
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
2/28/2014   28 comments
A data lake might be the key to better security and more useful information for your enterprise.
Cybersecurity Funding: CISOs Share Their Top Tips
Susan Nunziata  
2/27/2014   19 comments
"Once business leaders understand that the cybersecurity problem is going away when crime goes away, then we'll all be on the same sheet," says one CISO.
 Interop Preview: An Interview With Glenn Evans
E2 Radio  
2/27/2014   531 comments

Interop began as an event to test network equipment interoperability. The InteropNet is still one of the largest on-going interoperability test beds. That's why InteropNet's lead engineer, Glenn Evans, is such an important guest for E2 Radio.

Join us in this very important Interop Preview episode of E2 Radio when we talk with Glenn Evans, founder and president of Acrux Consulting and lead network engineer for InteropNet. He'll share with us how the network is coming together, which new technologies will be highlighted, and how you can follow all the action even if you can't make it to Las Vegas.

Evans brings more than 25 years of systems and networking experience in both management and technical operations, including 15 years in the event space.

Don't miss this episode with Glenn Evans -- there is guaranteed to be information that you can take from InteropNet back to your enterprise network to make it faster, more reliable, and more future-proof.

Poll Intro: Bad Blood
David Wagner  
2/26/2014   37 comments
Who is the CIO's worst enemy?
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