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August 29, 2014  5:53 PM

Wearable tech and IT consumerization rattle the enterprise

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
CIO, Cloud Computing, Consumerization of IT, Dell, E-discovery, Facebook, Mobile Application Development, Mobile applications, Mobile Computing, Wearable devices, WhatsApp

Facebook's $19 billion purchase of mobile messaging app WhatsApp turned heads not just for the price tag, but also for its signal to CIOs of the reality of IT consumerization. In this week's Data Mill, SearchCIO Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski outlines takeaways from the Gartner Catalyst...

August 22, 2014  6:44 PM

Three digital intelligence tactics for IoT; Heartbleed hack reemerges

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Chief Data Officer, CIO, Collaboration, cybersecurity, Digital intelligence, E-discovery, Gartner, Heartbleed, Internet of Things, Mobile data, Mobile security

With the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the resultant growth in streaming data, CIOs are facing new duties and challenges. To fully take advantage of IoT, CIOs must build a "

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August 15, 2014  7:58 PM

Two-speed IT at Gartner Catalyst, and which CDO role will prevail?

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Agile, Big Data, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer, CIO, CIO Decisions, CISO, Compliance, cybersecurity, Data Mining, Data privacy, Digital strategy, E-discovery, Gartner, Hybrid cloud, Mobile Application Development, NSA, Target data breach, Two-speed IT, Vendor management, Waterfall development

John Deere's director of enterprise architecture Mano Mannoochahr kicked off the big data discussion at this week's Gartner Catalyst Conference in San Diego, and his keynote sparked some discussion on the benefits of both waterfall and agile. Read Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski's take on how...


August 8, 2014  7:42 PM

Big data architecture dilemma; Russian hackers’ theft as CIO advantage

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
#GRCchat, Agile methodology, AT&T, Automation, Big Data, Big data architecture, CIO, Compliance, Data breach, Data privacy, data security breach, Governance Risk and Compliance, Hackers, Paypal, Security compliance

Tesla's decision to build an ERP system from scratch rather than upgrade its SAP software has IT circles abuzz. It highlights a longstanding quandary for CIOs as they architect for big data: To build or to buy? In part one of senior news writer Nicole Laskowski's two-part series, get expert advice...


July 25, 2014  7:09 PM

Nordstrom dives into text analytics; Uber sets enterprise mobile pace

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Analytics, Application performance management, Big Data, CIO, Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, CTO, Dark data, Disaster recovery (DR) testing, Enterprise, Enterprise mobile, Gartner, Governance, grc, Hadoop, Information security, Mobile strategy, SaaS, social, Text analytics

SearchCIO's CIO Innovator Essential Guide is out! Make sure to take a look through the collection of CIO profiles to meet the IT execs, your peers, who are using IT enable...


July 18, 2014  8:41 PM

Mindful awareness key to employee well-being — and competitive advantage

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Apple, Business Process Reengineering, CIO, Compliance, compliance management, Employee engagement, Employee performance, Enterprise mobile, Hybrid cloud management, IBM, Internet of Things, IT services, MapReduce, Microsoft, Multitasking, regulatory compliance, Startups

Digital overload and extreme multitasking are doing a number on employee engagement and efficiency -- and the U.S. economy, SearchCIO senior news writer Nicole Laskowski reports. A few employees at Intel decided to take an unexpected tack to tackle this problem: mindfulness. In this two-part...


July 11, 2014  8:21 PM

Startup Hopper’s chief data scientist puts Spark in travel industry

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Apache, Big Data, Big Data analytics, CIO, Cloud Computing, Cloud Disaster Recovery, Data protection, Data Science, Disaster recovery and business continuity, Governance Risk and Compliance, Information governance, Information security, IT hiring, IT talent, MapReduce, Mobile information management, Spark, Startup

Come one, come all, and take a gander at the inaugural video for our new series Startup Spotlight! SearchCIO features writer Kristen Lee gives us a peek inside the Cambridge, Massachusetts, offices of...


July 3, 2014  7:34 PM

Prepare for IoT security, and how to develop a SaaS risk strategy

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
BYOD, CIO, Cloud Security, cybersecurity, Disaster recovery (DR) testing, FCC, Federal government, Forrester, Internet of Things, Net Neutrality, Open Internet, Risk strategies, SaaS, SaaS applications, SaaS security, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SMB

The Internet of Things provides consumers with many conveniences, but as ASIP CTO Andy Thurai and IBM VP of product management Michael Curry cautioned CIOs at MassTLC's recent IoT conference, its massive attack surface and the lack of security standards also mean that breaches to these connected...


June 30, 2014  3:52 PM

An analytics team how-to for small business, from Google

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski
Analytics, CIO, Data scientist, Google, IT centralization

Experimentation has become trendy. The test-and-learn philosophy -- a variation on the fail fast approach -- has been embraced by companies...


June 27, 2014  4:48 PM

The dawn of the chief marketing technologist; cloud ERP to the rescue

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Big Data, C-level, CIO, Cloud Computing, cloud computing adoption, Cloud ERP, Consumer strategy, Customers, Data Analytics, Data brokering, Data privacy, Data Science, Data scientist, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery and business continuity, Enterprise Resource Planning, Governance, Internet of Things, IT governanace, Marketing, Mobile data management, Mobility, SaaS, social networking tools, Transparency

Marketing and brand awareness today sure aren't what they looked like in the age of Mad Men, associate editor Emily McLaughlin writes in this week's Searchlight. Marketing to today's digital consumers requires the bridging of marketing and IT, resulting in the

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