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  • Cybersecurity Expert and CIO: Internet of Things is 'Scary as Hell'

    The terms "Internet of Things" (IoT) and "connected home" are two of the trendiest buzzwords in the technology world today. And while both clearly offer very real potential, they also introduce their own share of risk, particularly if they're not approached with caution, according to Jerry Irvine, an owner and CIO of IT outsourcing services firm, Prescient Solutions.

  • Ethics Code Seeks to Deter Dishonest Analytics

    The INFORMS code of ethics requires analytics professionals to report unbiased answers, not just what the client wants to hear.

  • What Does iOS 7 Bring to the BYOD Party?

    Apple's first rule about enterprise features: 'You don't talk about enterprise features.' While you may not hear it from Cupertino, BYOD features abound in iOS 7 and, according to AirWatch's Blake Brannon, they are 'as innovative as we've seen from Apple.'

  • Good Technology CEO: 'We focus on the data, not the device'

    Good Technology has become one the leaders in mobile management, amassing more than 4,000 customers, including many in government and highly regulated industries.

  • Cloud computing causing rethinking of disaster recovery

    Cloud computing gives organisations the opportunity to rethink many traditional IT practices, but it may be a particularly good fit for disaster recovery and business continuity.

  • Will BYOD Give Rise to the Enterprise Genius Bar?

    As the evasion of consumer tech changes IT, it makes sense that support for consumer devices would start to reflect the retail experience. Think Apples Genius Bar. Mike Burgio of Inergex, an IT services firm, talks about why IT leaders need to think about hitting the bar.

  • The BYOD Mobile Security Threat Is Real

    Cloud storage, text messaging, poor accountability and the "Bad Leaver" open the doors to data breaches in a BYOD environment, says a cyber-crime expert in this interview.

  • Energy Company's IT and Business Units Share Responsibility

    At Energy Future Holdings, CEO John Young emphasizes the human factors behind IT, supports standardization and expects the CIO to work with business partners.

  • Killing the Help Desk Softly - or Blowing It Up

    A "bring your own support" movement is sprouting up within BYOD programs as employees become more self-sufficient. Is this a death knell for the IT help desk? One possible savior: an enterprise Genius Bar.

  • Apple Expert Details How to Keep iPad Enterprise Migrations in Check

    There's no easy path to iPad adoption and a bogged-down iPad pilot program can spell disaster. Apple could be more helpful to businesses, but there are ways to simplify complicated iPad migrations. Here's what a tech services firm learned while helping Cablevision configure 3,000 iPads.

  • Dell Software CIO says BYOD is not about devices

    For Dell Software CIO Carol Fawcett, "BYOD" is not about being an expert on every mobile device in the world; it's about giving workers secure access to the apps and data they need on whatever device they are using.

  • CIOs Talk About How Social Networking Builds Enterprise Collaboration

    Over the last five years or so, more organizations have used social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate with customers. Now many organizations are taking a cue from those sites to deploy more socially minded communication and collaboration tools. Does taking a more social, collaborative approach work?

  • Electronic Arts embraces BYOD, consumerization of IT and cloud

    With 2012 revenues of $4.1 billion, Electronic Arts (EA) is the third-largest video game company in the world by revenue behind only Nintendo and Activision Blizzard. It boasts landmark franchises such as Madden NFL, FIFA, The Sims and Mass Effect. Through its PopCap Games subsidiary it is the publisher of hits like Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies. And yet, in June of 2012, EA's chief operating officer compared the company to a burning oil platform.

  • Is integration-as-a-Service the IT model of the future?

    There's little doubt that multi-sourcing enterprise IT services. The average US IT shop is working with 13.5 service providers overall, according to Gartner. But managing multiple providers remains a challenge for most IT organizations.

  • How to secure your future with robust risk assessment

    Richard Gardner, CEO of Modulus Financial Engineering, offers his advice on how to avoid, prevent and mitigate the risks associated with high-volume automated software -- and the employees who wrote the code.

  • How IT innovation and mobility empower Unilever

    Rod Hefford, CIO for Global Customer Development and Supply Chain at Unilever, discusses they key goals of their Compass strategy, how IT is organized to drive innovation globally. Hefford also explains how mobility is empowering Unilever to respond to changing market conditions and customer needs, and is fostering a virtuous cycle of improvement.

  • 10 questions for Fiberlink CFO Mark Partin

    Name: Mark Partin

  • 10 questions for Recall Senior VP and CFO Allison Aden

    Name: Allison Aden

  • Enterprises must collaborate and get social now (or pay later)

    Jacob Morgan, author of 'The Collaborative Organization,' speaks passionately about what collaboration can do both inside and outside the enterprise. talked to Morgan about the emerging trend and why it's important to act now.

  • Intel/McAfee: What's the future of security?

    Intel completed its multibillion-dollar acquisition of McAfee almost a year and a half ago, and this week McAfee co-President Mike DeCesare spoke with Network World senior editor Ellen Messmer about what the merger of Intel's chip-making capabilities and McAfee's security expertise is expected to bring down the road.

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