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  • 3 reasons why healthcare CIOs love wearables

    Healthcare CIOs have been given a great gift for their efforts to deal with the transformation from pay-for-service to pay-for-value -- wearable devices. Strategically minded CIOs will aggressively take action to help their organization leverage this technology for big data analytics and population health management.

    Written by Scott Nelson28 Jan. 16 22:35
  • How Snapchat's new Travel Mode reduces data drain

    One of the benefits of using Snapchat, the "disappearing" social photo and video app, to share media is that it doesn't fill up your photo library with stupid selfies or the pointless photos of that lunch you just had to share with friends. However, the app does tend to use up a lot of wireless data and battery life, which is unfortunate for those of us with limited data plans and older smartphones. Thankfully, the company rolled out a new Travel Mode feature this week that mitigates these issues.

    Written by Lauren Brousell14 Aug. 15 23:31
  • 4 ways Twitter plans to keep you safe and secure

    Twitter recently unveiled its latest effort aimed at improving your safety and security: a new Safety Center hub, which aims to cut down on abusive behavior and arm you with information about its tools and policies.

    Written by Kristin Burnham10 Aug. 15 23:51
  • 3 tips to help control your Facebook Feed

    Facebook isn't always fun or rewarding, but you can easily improve your experience by tweaking some basic settings and performing routine maintenance. Carefully curating your News Feed and a more controlled approach to notifications could turn a so-so experience on Facebook into one you'll actually enjoy.

    Written by Matt Kapko05 Aug. 15 02:44
  • How to build an ecommerce business that sells food online

    Selling food online is one of the most difficult ecommerce businesses to succeed at. While creating an appetizing website is in itself a challenge, ensuring that your (typically perishable) products arrive looking and tasting as delicious as they appeared on the website can be a nightmare.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff03 Aug. 15 23:35
  • 15 marketing experts to follow on social media

    There is no shortage of marketing advice, or marketers, on social media. Indeed, it often seems that on Twitter everyone is a marketing expert (or has something they want to market or sell). So who can you turn to, or follow, on Twitter (and elsewhere) for trustworthy online marketing advice that can help you better market your business? Check out these 15 marketing experts (listed in alphabetical order).

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff29 July 15 00:54
  • 5 ways to dump the junk in your Facebook News Feed

    Facebook's news feed algorithm, which determines the posts you see and the ones you don't, has been a work in progress -- and pain point for users -- for years. This week, the social network took another step toward giving back some control with a new set of preferences that dictate which friends and pages you want to see content from first.

    Written by Kristin Burnham13 July 15 23:20
  • 13 tips for making your business blog a go-to destination

    Not every company needs to have a blog or will benefit from having one. Indeed, many companies that create business blogs often forget about them, publish stale or me-too content or use their business blog purely as an advertising vehicle. And, as a result, they fail to gain a following or attract new customers.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff25 June 15 03:58
  • 5 ways to handle comment trolls on social media

    Social media has become a new way to find new customers, provide support, market products, share news and even develop customer relationships. Because of the free-form nature of services like Twitter and Facebook, large companies can enjoy the benefits of frequent personal interaction. Dell can "like" a comment from a happy laptop owner on Facebook, Bristol-Myers can share corporate news directly with their 67,000 followers on Twitter.

    Written by John Brandon15 June 15 23:16
  • 4 simple LinkedIn tips to polish your profile

    Last month, during an editorial offsite on the Atlantic shores of Cape Cod, the CIO team shared some tips and advice with each other on how to be more productive and improve our online personas. At CIO, we know the knowledge and insights we gain from our peers can be invaluable, and that's one reason we're all active LinkedIn users.

    Written by Matt Kapko09 June 15 04:38
  • How to Use Email Marketing to Increase Sales This Holiday Season

    The holiday season is upon us. And if you are planning to entice shoppers into your online or bricks-and-mortar store via email, you need to make sure your email marketing campaigns stand out from the hundreds of other holiday email offers.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff12 Nov. 14 03:31
  • 5 Tips for Transforming Enterprise IT Towers Into Cloud Services

    As companies adopt more cloud IT services and work with an increasing number of service providers, the tried-and-true IT towers of the past no longer serve their needs. "The old model lacks the clarity of ownership required to drive decisions on as-a-service offerings that span the traditional tower structure," says Steve Keegan, principal with outsourcing consultancy Pace Harmon. "Determining who makes the call isn't straightforward -- the server team, the app team or the database team?"

    Written by Stephanie Overby25 Oct. 14 01:09
  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    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.

    Written by Zach Miners24 May 14 04:00
  • 5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

    The number of personal cloud users increases every year and is not about to slow down. Back in 2012 Gartner predicted the complete shift from offline PC work to mostly on-cloud by 2014. And it's happening.

    Written by Victoria Ivey16 Dec. 13 22:15
  • 4 Client-Side Web Storage Options That Replace Cookies

    Several standards exist for storing large amounts of data in a user's Web browser. Each has its benefits, tradeoffs, W3C standardization status and level of browser support. All are better than cookies.

    Written by Chris Minnick and Ed Tittel03 Sept. 13 18:09
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