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  • How to Protect Personal, Corporate Information When You Travel

    By Jen A. Miller | 29 July, 2014 22:58

    Before flying from Rome to Philadelphia earlier this summer, I stopped in the hotel lobby to print my boarding pass. The hotel had one computer dedicated solely to this task. It was the only public computer available to guests. I could access only airline websites and input my name and confirmation number for the ticket. That was it.

  • Six ways to prevent a breach like the one at AT&T

    By Antone Gonsalves | 18 June, 2014 22:42

    A data breach like the one recently reported by AT&T demonstrates that security policies alone are only a paper tiger without the technological teeth to make sure they are enforced, experts say.

  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    By Zach Miners | 24 May, 2014 04:00

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

  • How to Build a Customer Loyalty Program

    By Jen A. Miller | 25 March, 2014 12:48

    Boston-based restaurant chain b.good started its customer loyalty program with email 12 years ago because, well, it couldn't afford much else. As the chain has grown, so has its rewards program, which now has 53,000 'Family' members using keycards and smartphone apps to connect with b.good.

  • How responsive website design helps boost revenue

    By John Moore | 11 March, 2014 12:41

    Carsales.com, Australia's top online automotive classified site, is helping its independent dealers make the switch to sites built with responsive design in mind. Revenue is up, the company says, in part because of increased traffic from mobile devices.

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  • Meet Cobol's hard core fans

    By Robert L. Mitchell | 21 August, 2014 20:39

    Some of the world's largest businesses say their Cobol application infrastructure, running on state-of-the-art big iron, still delivers a powerful competitive advantage. The challenge going forward will be staffing it.

  • Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

    By Nancy Gohring | 20 August, 2014 20:48

    Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek.

  • How risky will it be to run old IE after Microsoft's 2016 patch stoppage?

    By Gregg Keizer | 15 August, 2014 06:28

    Microsoft's decision to stop patching older versions of Internet Explorer in 17 months may not be as big a show-stopper as many assume.

  • 3D printing makes its move into production

    By Robert L. Mitchell | 13 August, 2014 20:56

    The use of 3D printing for finished goods is about to disrupt manufacturing and supply chains in a big way. Here's why, and here's how IT will be critical to that transition.

  • 9 Common BI Software Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

    By Jennifer Lonoff Schiff | 13 August, 2014 05:40

    According to Gartner, business Intelligence and analytics will remain a top focus for CIOs through 2017, with companies spending millions on traditional BI software, cloud BI services and now mobile apps and even social BI. However, as the type and number of BI solutions has grown, so too has the possibility of failure, of picking the wrong business intelligence software for your business problem or problems or of having end users not understand or properly use the solution.

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