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  • Opinion: Why Dell has a subtle, secret strategic advantage

    With PC sales lagging, Dell is changing its approach with customers. By asking a single question it is improving the company's relationships with its customers and their users. Competitors, take note.

    Written by Rob Enderle31 May 13 13:30
  • Tornadoes and data centers are OK in Oklahoma

    If the question about tornadoes comes up at his Oklahoma City data center, as it sometimes does, Todd Currie, vice president of operations and general manager at Perimeter Technology, has answers. He even has cutout sample of his roof to show how it is built.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau31 May 13 10:08
  • Smacking SharePoint into shape

    More than half of all SharePoint shops have had to add functionality to the core software, which came as a surprise to a number of them. Here's what they're doing.

    Written by Todd R. Weiss29 May 13 11:23
  • Tech hotshots: The rise of the dataviz expert

    As analytics become more ingrained in corporations, data visualizers are the new go-to experts in demand -- but do they work for IT or give IT its marching orders?

    Written by Tam Harbert23 May 13 11:14
  • How to prevent IT department overload

    Managing the flow of an infinite supply of worthwhile projects through a finite IT operation takes finesse. Here's how to avoid the backlog and the chaos.

    Written by Minda Zetlin20 May 13 10:14
  • The 4 Best Things About the Google+ Redesign

    Google announced a complete overhaul of its social network, Google+, at this week's I/O conference in San Francisco. Here's an in-depth look at all the changes and why they make Google+ better.

    Written by Kristin Burnham17 May 13 17:20
  • Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

    In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant and his team of editors.

    Written by CIO17 May 13 14:15
  • Google dives headfirst into streaming music pool

    At Google I/O on Wednesday, Google unveiled a streaming music service that will compete directly with the likes of Pandora and Spotify -- in what is said to be a growing market, however.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin16 May 13 10:06
  • 11 tips for deploying ERP applications

    In a global mobile environment, organisations are looking for ERP systems that do more than integrate with a legacy system. But with so many solutions available, how do you choose the software that's right for your enterprise? IT executives and ERP experts offer 11 tips to get a return on your software investment.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff15 May 13 13:24