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Strategies for CIOs With Overly Aggressive IT Managers
Brien Posey  
4/15/2014   20 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.
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.
When You Lose the Outsourcing Battle
Brien Posey  
4/8/2014   19 comments
How to best provide for your people and the business if IT gets outsourced.
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.
Transparency: Magic Wand or Lucky Charm?
David Wagner  
4/2/2014   17 comments
Is transparency enough to help your next IT project?
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.
Monday Comic: Danger of Performance Reviews
Brian Moore  
3/31/2014   33 comments
You'll need to be extra careful answering that Where do you think you can improve? question.
Reinventing 'Internal IT'
Mark Blackburn  
3/28/2014   18 comments
The only way IT will be included earlier in the decision-making process is if it talks to other stakeholders within the business.
Big Data & the States
David Fletcher  
3/24/2014   12 comments
States are upping their investments and success in 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.
Poll Wrap: Bad Blood
David Wagner  
3/13/2014   9 comments
Who is the CIO's worst enemy?
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.
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.
Top Tech Internships Pay Big Bucks
Susan Nunziata  
3/3/2014   50 comments
The Glassdoor.com 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.
Poll Intro: Bad Blood
David Wagner  
2/26/2014   37 comments
Who is the CIO's worst enemy?
How the CIO Can Help the VP Sales
Michael Hugos  
2/25/2014   25 comments
The CIO needs to make friends and influence people. The VP Sales is a natural ally.
What Happens When the IT Staff Gets the Flu?
Brien Posey  
2/24/2014   88 comments
If your whole staff is on its back, can your department function?
The Great IT Pro Trade
Sara Peters  
2/21/2014   38 comments
Maybe it's time to start a Fantasy IT League.
CIOs: First Befriend the CMO
Michael Hugos  
2/19/2014   21 comments
The CMO is a great place to start if you're trying to build allies in the business.
Long Live the CDO
Sara Peters  
2/14/2014   25 comments
Chief Digital Officers will make CIOs assimilate or die.
US Immigration Reforms Could Threaten Indian IT Business Model
Sudha Nagaraj Bharadwaj  
2/14/2014   16 comments
Restrictions to H1B visas would hit Indian outsourcing hard.
CIOs: Frame the Game Your Staff Is Playing
David Wagner  
2/13/2014   14 comments
Your staff is playing by a bunch of different rules and you need to fix that.
Dealing With Divas
David Wagner  
2/12/2014   45 comments
Star employees may need a different kind of management than you've been giving them.
Partnering With the CFO
Larry Bonfante  
2/12/2014   5 comments
Working for a CFO and thinking like a CFO aren't the worst things to do.
Poll Wrap: A CIO's Best Friend
Sara Peters  
2/6/2014   5 comments
Despite the benefits of teaming up, CIOs and CMOs are still reluctant to join forces.
The No. 1 Job in 2014: Take a Wild Guess
Susan Nunziata  
2/5/2014   52 comments
The latest US News report on the top 100 jobs in America holds some pleasant surprises for IT.
CIOs Should Seek to Promote From Within
Brien Posey  
2/4/2014   21 comments
A solid strategy of promoting from within can help maintain stability and morale.
Monday Comic: Partnering With the Business
Brian Moore  
2/3/2014   38 comments
A little laugh to start your work week.
Tech Job Trends 2014: Region, Skill Sets, Social Profile Spell Success or Failure
Susan Nunziata  
1/28/2014   95 comments
Here's what you need to know about the 2014 IT jobs outlook, whether you're doing the hiring or looking to make a career change of your own.
In Defense of Stupid Interview Questions
David Wagner  
1/23/2014   173 comments
Oddball questions might be the only way to get real answers.
Monday Comic: CIO Speaking Strategies
Brian Moore  
1/20/2014   51 comments
A little laugh to start your work week.
Poll Intro: Yer Pal
David Wagner  
1/15/2014   15 comments
Who is your CIO's biggest supporter?
Preparing to Dismiss an IT Employee
Brien Posey  
1/9/2014   43 comments
A CIO talks about how you can safely get rid of an employee.
Eye Tracking Video Game Controls Have Enterprise Uses
David Wagner  
1/8/2014   23 comments
Eye tracking controllers are about to change the enterprise.
Mad Men Style: Smart Clothes, Smart Workers
David Wagner  
1/7/2014   48 comments
Can improved dress codes make better employees?
Public Speaking Tips for Techies
Larry Bonfante  
1/6/2014   23 comments
Most people take the stage thinking like a salesman. I take the stage thinking like a college professor.
Predictions for 2014
David Wagner  
12/31/2013   73 comments
Some predictions for 2014 for all areas of IT.
Monday Comic: The Weapons of Development
Brian Moore  
12/30/2013   27 comments
A little laugh to start your work week.
Indian CIOs in 2014
Sudha Nagaraj Bharadwaj  
12/27/2013   47 comments
Reports suggest that IT isn't enough for CIOs anymore. They need BT.
Agile Development: Agile Project Management
Michael Hugos  
12/26/2013   29 comments
The final in a four part series about the seven core techniques of agile development.
Making the Transition to Healthcare IT
Brien Posey  
12/26/2013   18 comments
Healthcare IT is growing fast. If you want to get involved, here's how.
A CIO Discusses His Mentors
Larry Bonfante  
12/24/2013   21 comments
Mentors shape future leaders, and a current leader talks about how his mentors shaped him.
Tech Jobs 2014: IT Hiring, Salaries on the Rise
Susan Nunziata  
12/23/2013   68 comments
The 2014 tech jobs outlook is bright. Executives are planning to increase their IT hiring, and starting salaries for many IT jobs are expected to rise by 5 percent or more.
Agile Development: Object Oriented Design & System Rollout
Michael Hugos  
12/19/2013   8 comments
Part three in a four part overview of the seven chore techniques of agile development.
Poll: CIO Priorities for 2014
David Wagner  
12/18/2013   17 comments
Take our poll on the top priorities for 2014.
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TGen IT: Where We're Going Next

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Now that TGen has broken new ground in genomic research by using Dell's storage, cloud, and high-performance computing solutions, the company discusses what will come next for it and for personalized medicine.
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Better Care Through Better Communications

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The achievements of the TGen/Dell project could improve how all people receive healthcare, because they are creating ways to improve end-to-end communication of medical data.
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TGen IT: Where We Are Now

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TGen is breaking new ground in genomic research by using Dell's storage, cloud, and high-performance computing solutions.
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TGen IT: Where We Were

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute wanted to save lives, but its efforts were hobbled by immense computing challenges related to collecting, processing, sharing, and storing enormous amounts of data.
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Through their partnership, Dell and TGen have increased the speed of TGen’s medical research by 1,200 percent.
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IT is helping medical researchers reach breakthroughs in a way and pace never seen before.
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Medical Advances in the Cloud

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TGen and Dell are pushing the boundaries of computing, and harnessing the power of the cloud to improve healthcare.
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TGen: Living the Mission

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TGen's CIO puts the organizational mission at the heart of everything the IT staff does.
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TGen Speeding Up Biomedical Research to Save More Lives

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute is revamping its computing to improve speed, storage, and collaboration – and, most importantly, to save lives.
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Computing Power Helping to Save Children's Lives

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The Translational Genomics Institute’s partnership with Dell is enabling them to treat kids with neuroblastoma more quickly and save more lives.
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The Big Reason to Use Office

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Office and personal productivity tools come in a first-class and coach flavor set, but what makes the difference is primarily little things that most users won't encounter. What's the big issue in using something other than Office, and can you get around it?
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SPONSORED: Mobile Security — A Use Case

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New mobile security solutions can accommodate a wide array of needs, including those of a complex university environment.
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Killing Net Neutrality Might Save You Money

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The Internet of Everythinguseful

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Maturing Google Chrome

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Google's Chrome OS has a lot of potential value and a lot of recent press, but it still needs something to make it more than a thin client. It needs cloud integration, it needs extended APIs via web services, and it needs to suck it up and support a hard drive.
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No More Cookie-Cutter IT

12|23|13   |   03.58   |   21 comments


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Smart Wigs Not a Smart Idea

12|5|13   |   3:01   |   46 comments


Sony is seeking a patent for wigs that contain computing devices.
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Cloud in the Wild

12|4|13   |   02:23   |   15 comments


On a recent African trip I saw examples of the value of the cloud in developing nations, for educational and community development programs. We could build on this, but not only in developing economies, because these same programs are often under-supported even in first-world countries.
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Sara Peters
Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

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A good professional mentor can change your life for the better... but where do you find one?
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SDN Wars & You Could Win

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VMware's debate with Cisco on SDN might finally create a fusion between an SDN view that's all about software and another that's all about network equipment. That would be good for every enterprise considering the cloud and SDN.
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The Future of the Smart Watch

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Wearing a bulky, oversized watch is good training for the next phase in wristwatches: the Internet-enabled, connected watch. Why the smartphone-tethered connected watch makes sense, plus Ivan demos an entirely new concept for the "smart watch."
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Cloud storage costs are determined primarily by the rate at which files are changed and the possibility of concurrent access/update. If you can structure your storage use to optimize these factors you can cut costs, perhaps to zero.
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Most of the CIOs interviewed in the How to Become a CIO series did not start their careers as IT professionals. So is an IT background essential?
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The Internet has evolved into a machine for drumming up a chorus of "Happy Birthday" messages, from family, friends, friends of friends who you added on Facebook, random people that you circled on G+, and increasingly, automated bots. Enough already.