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The Lost Art of IT Documentation
Brien Posey  
4/1/2014   20 comments
Are you documenting enough and are you picking the right things?
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…
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.
IT Infrastructure Outsourcing for Business Continuity
Sudha Nagaraj Bharadwaj  
3/7/2014   12 comments
Outsourcing IT infrastructure management is expanding.
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.
E2 Radio: An Interop Preview With Glenn Evans
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
2/25/2014   7 comments
Get the latest information on the InteropNet in this special episode of E2 Radio.
The Great IT Pro Trade
Sara Peters  
2/21/2014   38 comments
Maybe it's time to start a Fantasy IT League.
Real Innovation Questions
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
2/20/2014   49 comments
The answers to three questions can tell you whether you're truly committed to the idea of an innovative IT department.
E2 Radio: An Interop Preview With Vivek Bhaskaran
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
2/18/2014   12 comments
Join us for a conversation with IdeaScale and Survey Analytics co-founder Vivek Bhaskaran.
IT Disasters: Lessons From the Insurance Industry
Sara Peters  
2/13/2014   24 comments
Could catastrophe bonds that protect against natural disasters also work for protecting against IT disasters?
Failure's Necessity
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
1/31/2014   62 comments
Success often comes at the end of a long string of failures.
Enterprise E-Readers
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
1/24/2014   106 comments
Your employees are reading on their handheld devices. Are you taking advantage of their reading patterns?
Big Data & Your Brain: Why Neuroscience Cannot Compute
Sara Peters  
1/23/2014   56 comments
Computing isn't fast enough to keep up with the needs of neurological research.
IT's De-lightful, IT's De-lovely
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
1/8/2014   13 comments
"Delight" should be the focus of enterprise IT in 2014 and beyond.
A Case for Pushy Management
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
1/3/2014   54 comments
Knowing how hard to push is a key management skill.
E2 Radio: Optimize Virtualization
Sara Peters  
12/18/2013   2 comments
In the next episode of E2 Radio, learn how to simplify virtualization management practices and maximize investments.
Perfect CIO Harmony
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
11/27/2013   32 comments
A musical accompanist has lessons to teach today's CIO.
Poll Wrap: Why the Healthcare.Gov Launch Failed
Sara Peters  
11/26/2013   37 comments
The E2 community can't agree on just one reason for the site's epic fail.
How to Avoid Becoming the Chief Irrelevant Officer
David Fletcher  
10/16/2013   8 comments
How can a single person succeed simultaneously as an organization's chief infrastructure officer and as its chief innovation officer?
Gartner Symposium CIO Lessons: Customer Service Counts
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
10/14/2013   37 comments
The difference between failure and delight is 10 percent.
E2 Radio: Virtualization & the Path to the Cloud
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
10/7/2013   3 comments
Join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, October 10th for this special, sponsored radio show!
E2 Live Video: How to Get to Hybrid Cloud Management
Sara Peters  
10/7/2013   Post a comment
Excellent systems management software is an essential tool for anyone running a datacenter. Those tools are even more important when you’re facing the challenges of managing a new hybrid cloud.
The Time Is Right for Converged Infrastructure
Andrew Froehlich  
10/2/2013   20 comments
Converged infrastructure is not only a possibility, but a great idea.
SAM Saves Cash, Not Just Compliance Woes
Rory Canavan  
9/26/2013   16 comments
Software asset management doesn't just make sure you're compliant with your software licenses. Smart use of SAM can save money in many ways.
E2 Radio: SDN & Mindful Management
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
9/25/2013   2 comments
Join us for two great shows as we end the week -- and the month of September.
E2 Radio: IT Transformation & Radical Openness
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
9/23/2013   12 comments
Be with us for this week's first two episodes of E2 Radio.
BYOD Immortalized in Oxford English Dictionary
David Wagner  
8/28/2013   47 comments
Techies are adding words to the English language at a prodigious rate. How many of these will stand the test of time?
India's Testing Boom Creates New Jobs
Sudha Nagaraj Bharadwaj  
8/22/2013   51 comments
Developers of yesteryear with an eye for detail are the ones who are turning into successful, in-demand testers.
SDx: What It Is & Isn't
Jim O’Reilly  
8/22/2013   9 comments
Software defined everything seems to be the current IT industry buzz, but is it real?
E2 Radio: The Mindful CIO
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
8/20/2013   6 comments
Join us as we talk with E2 columnist George Colombo about being a mindful CIO.
E2 Radio: Myron Weber of Northwood Advisors
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
8/19/2013   9 comments
Join our interview with Myron Weber of Northwood Advisors as we talk about getting the most from your enterprise data.
E2 Radio: Discover Even More Ways to Maximize SQL Server Performance
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
8/6/2013   1 comment
Join us for this special sponsored episode of E2 Radio!
Memory Channel Storage Slashes Latency
Michael Steinhart  
7/31/2013   19 comments
It's not a DIMM; it's a PCIe SSD that sits in the DIMM slot, essentially putting high-capacity storage right into the memory channel. And it's coming to an OEM near you.
E2 Radio: Real Management for the Virtual World
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
7/24/2013   13 comments
Learn how to get the most from your virtual server infrastructure!
OEMs, Robots & the 30-Hour Work Week
David Wagner  
7/18/2013   64 comments
The 30-hour work week would be a great way to boost productivity, help employment, restore work-life balance, and stave off our new robot overlords.
What I Was Thinking... When My System Got a Major Infection
Michael Hugos  
7/18/2013   13 comments
A CIO finds out his email system has been breached right in the middle of a massive shareholders meeting. This is how he got through it.
Too Many Numbers
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
7/9/2013   20 comments
How much data is too much for the enterprise?
What's Your CIO Style?
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
7/5/2013   33 comments
Every CIO has a management style -- what's yours?
The End of Disruption
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
6/21/2013   36 comments
Change is speeding up, but is it still disruptive when it happens all the time?
E2 Radio: Lessons From the Schoolhouse Datacenter
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
6/17/2013   23 comments
Schoolhouse IT has a lot of lessons for enterprise IT professionals.
Poll Wrap-Up: AI in Call Centers
Sara Peters  
6/5/2013   24 comments
30% of the E2 community is ready to put artificial intelligence in charge of its call centers.
E2 at Microsoft TechEd
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
5/30/2013   32 comments
E2 will be covering Microsoft TechEd from New Orleans next week -- join us!
Shadow IT Sparks Innovation
Susan Nunziata  
5/24/2013   63 comments
What's a CIO to do with homegrown technology cropping up throughout the enterprise?
E2 Poll: Ready For AI?
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
5/22/2013   24 comments
Should AI be managing our call centers? Take the poll, and let us know your thoughts.
Service With a Smile
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
5/21/2013   33 comments
Real service to the enterprise is the IT department's winning strategy.
CIO Lessons From the Road
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
5/20/2013   3 comments
Two big conferences bring three big lessons for CIOs.
Putting M2M to Work
Susan Nunziata  
5/17/2013   12 comments
Machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions help some enterprises discover new business models.
Windows 8's Easy Reinstall
Brien Posey  
5/2/2013   12 comments
Reinstalling the OS is a common fix, but one that just got a lot easier.
E2 Radio: Modernizing Your Approach to Virtualization Platforms
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
4/19/2013   6 comments
Join us for an in-depth look at the strategies and technologies required to make the most of your virtual infrastructure.
IT Lessons From a Tragedy
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
4/16/2013   43 comments
Consumers turn to media websites in disasters. Here's what you can learn from their experience.
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Dell's Efficiency Modeling Tool
The major problem facing the CIO is how to measure the effectiveness of the IT department. Learn how Dell’s Efficiency Modeling Tool gives the CIO two clear, powerful numbers: Efficiency Quotient and Impact Quotient. These numbers can be transforma¬tive not only to the department, but to the entire enterprise.

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A Video Case Study – Translational Genomics Research Institute
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On the Case
TGen IT: Where We're Going Next

7|11|12   |   08:12   |   10 comments

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.
On the Case
Better Care Through Better Communications

6|6|12   |   02:24   |   12 comments

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.
On the Case
TGen IT: Where We Are Now

5|15|12   |   06:58   |   5 comments

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

4|27|12   |   06:45   |   10 comments

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.
On the Case
1,200% Faster

4|18|12   |   02:27   |   12 comments

Through their partnership, Dell and TGen have increased the speed of TGen’s medical research by 1,200 percent.
On the Case
IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival

4|17|12   |   02:12   |   8 comments

IT is helping medical researchers reach breakthroughs in a way and pace never seen before.
On the Case
Medical Advances in the Cloud

4|10|12   |   1:25   |   5 comments

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

4|9|12   |   2:25   |   3 comments

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

4|5|12   |   1:59   |   8 comments

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

3|28|12   |   2:13   |   3 comments

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

3|18|14   |   02:24   |   16 comments

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?
E2 Editors
SPONSORED: Mobile Security — A Use Case

3|4|14   |   04:27   |   6 comments

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

1|16|14   |   2:13   |   11 comments

The DC Court of Appeals voided most of the Neutrality Order, and whatever it might mean for the Internet overall, it might mean better and cheaper Internet VPNs for businesses.
Tom Nolle
The Internet of Everythinguseful

1|10|14   |   2:18   |   19 comments

We really don't want an "Internet of Everything" but even building an Internet of Everythinguseful means setting some ground rules to insure there's value in the process and that costs and risks are minimized.
Tom Nolle
Maturing Google Chrome

12|30|13   |   2.18   |   25 comments

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.
Sara Peters
No More Cookie-Cutter IT

12|23|13   |   03.58   |   21 comments

Creating the right combination of technology, people, and processes for your IT organization is a lot like baking Christmas cookies.
Sara Peters
Smart Wigs Not a Smart Idea

12|5|13   |   3:01   |   46 comments

Sony is seeking a patent for wigs that contain computing devices.
Tom Nolle
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.
E2 Editors
SPONSORED: Is Malware Evading Your IPS?

11|18|13   |   03:16   |   4 comments

Intrusion prevention software is supposed to detect and block malware intrusions, but clever malware authors can evade your IPS in these five main ways.
Sara Peters
Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

9|27|13   |   3:15   |   38 comments

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

9|17|13   |   2:10   |   5 comments

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.
Ivan Schneider
The Future of the Smart Watch

9|12|13   |   3:19   |   39 comments

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."
Tom Nolle
Cutting Your Cloud Storage Costs

9|4|13   |   2:06   |   3 comments

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.
Sara Peters
Do CIOs Need an IT Background?

8|29|13   |   2:11   |   23 comments

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?
Ivan Schneider
The Internet Loves Birthdays

8|27|13   |   3:25   |   69 comments

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.