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  • Are Silicon Valley Techies Becoming 'The Man'?

    In the good old days, technology types were viewed as likeable geeks, the underdogs everyone could root for. But these days, techies are seen as wealthy elite. How did they become the most despised group of the Valley?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 Feb. 14 19:48
  • How to Use Agile Development to Avoid Project Failures

    The rocky rollout of Healthcare.gov is a very public example of a larger issue of software product failures. Can an agile development framework allow software companies to avoid such project management headaches themselves.

    Written by Sharon Florentine05 Feb. 14 15:17
  • Tech Performance Issues Plague IT and Businesses

    While CIOs and other senior IT leaders focus on being transformational, half of global businesses say they experience tech performance issues daily. What's the problem and how can IT improve things?

    Written by Sharon Florentine10 Jan. 14 16:58
  • Midsize IT Outsourcing Providers Offer Hidden Value

    There's a growing shift from tier 1 offshore outsourcing providers to midsize IT services players. Scale and price are no longer the sole interest of outsourcing customers. They are seeking agility, flexibility, vertical alignment, responsiveness and trust -- all of which they are more likely to find in a smaller, more focused provider.

    Written by Stephanie Overby20 Sept. 13 14:00
  • Is Your Business Ready for iOS 7?

    Apple's latest mobile operating system upgrade, iOS 7, will be ready for public consumption on Sept. 18. To help you prepare, enterprise mobility company Cortado has some suggestions (in infographic form).

    Written by Tom Kaneshige11 Sept. 13 14:36
  • A visual guide to identifying the hidden costs of BYOD

    When it comes to mobile devices, hidden costs are everywhere. There's a good chance your company is paying for something it shouldn't be, and this infographic will help you spot the unintended financial consequences of employee mobility.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige08 Aug. 13 21:36
  • How to smooth IT-business friction

    Infographic: Why can't IT pros and business pros get along? Maybe there is inherent tension between the two groups, but there are ways tech and end-users can work together. BMC Software looks at the prevailing sentiment and offers suggestions to improve communications.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige01 Aug. 13 20:51
  • 5 key benefits gamification brings to your business

    The term 'gamification' may be new, but the concept has been around for some time - just think credit card rewards programs. Despite the buzz and proven results, many companies are still not sure about using gamification. Here are five key reasons why your business should be gamifying.

    Written by Lauren Brousell21 June 13 13:16
  • CIOs Should Be Prepared for Litigation Disasters

    IT departments usually have careful plans for what to do in natural disasters, but they need a litigation-readiness plan, too, so they'll be ready to handle ediscovery requests

    Written by John Curran27 May 13 12:55
  • eBay's CIO succeeds by innovating and 'connecting the dots'

    eBay CIO Scott Seese says he and his team are using technology and innovation to drive the company's mission of connected commerce. He explains how the ecommerce giant taps into the power of social and mobile to help customers find and purchase exactly what they seek from among millions of sellers. Seese also discusses his strategy for success and why it's important to connect the dots.

    Written by John Gallant16 May 13 21:01
  • How to Build a LinkedIn Company Page

    LinkedIn Company Pages are a free and effective way to enhance your web presence, allowing customers to find, follow and engage with you. Follow these steps to get your Company Page up and running.

    Written by Rich Hein07 Feb. 13 14:26
  • How Intuit liberated IT to embrace mobile, social and the Cloud

    Intuit, known for personal financial products like TurboTax and Quickbooks, isn't considered a corporate IT company nor does it have any grand designs to expand beyond its consumer and small business roots into the enterprise.

    Written by John Gallant20 Dec. 11 04:32
  • Why today's CIO must foster IT agility

    The job of the CIO is not what it used to be. No longer are well-run data centers and solid uptime metrics the measures of success - now CIOs run the business process and technology is the tool. The metric a company should use to measure the performance of its CIO these days is agility, and companies that don't-or that limit the ability of their CIOs to maximize agility-will struggle to compete in today's market.

    Written by Robin Johnson03 Nov. 11 08:31
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