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October 16, 2015  5:10 PM

CIOs sound off on Dell-EMC deal; why ‘failing fast’ is hard

Brian Holak Brian Holak Profile: Brian Holak
CIO, CMO, Compliance, Dell, EMC

What does the Dell-EMC deal, the largest technology acquisition ever, mean for IT? We asked CIOs and IT pros to weigh in on the deal and its impact on digital strategies, vendor relationships and the...

October 2, 2015  3:04 PM

The Achilles heel of biometrics; IT outsourcing mistakes to avoid

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Big Data, Big Data analytics, Biometrics, CIO, corporate governance, cybersecurity, Data breach, Data governance, Digital business, Financial firms, Financial regulations, Gartner, HIPAA, Hybrid cloud, IT outsourcing, it startegy, regulatory compliance, SMB

The uniqueness of fingerprints, retinas and the other biological features that biometric authentication relies on is the security tool's greatest asset. But in light of the theft of 5.6 million fingerprints in the recent Office of Personnel Management breach, this immutability is also the...


October 1, 2015  2:36 AM

SMB IT spending on software, IT services to keep rising through 2019

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
CIO, Cloud Services, IT services, It spending, SMB, Technology spending

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are spending more on software and IT services, and these investments will continue to rise through 2019, according to IDC's


September 25, 2015  8:56 PM

Making the most of DataOps; IoT privacy and security qualms

Brian Holak Brian Holak Profile: Brian Holak
CIO, Cloud adoption, DevOps, IT budget

Are you practicing DataOps at your company? In this week's Data Mill column, senior news writer Nicole Laskowski explores the emergence of DataOps and outlines three steps to building an Agile...


September 11, 2015  8:55 PM

Apple makes another enterprise bid with iPad Pro; 5 career-ending CIO don’ts

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
Apple, Apple iOS, BPM, CIO, Cisco, customer, cybersecurity, Data governance, Information security, ipad

As if you needed even more convincing that Apple was serious about breaking into the enterprise, here's further proof: Its business-centric iPad Pro is bigger, lasts longer and performs faster than its predecessor (and comes with a stylus, to boot). Could this be the device that gives Apple the...


August 28, 2015  8:18 PM

A CIO’s cybersecurity checklist; tech integration strategies and best practices

Ben Cole Ben Cole Profile: Ben Cole
CIO, cybersecurity, Technology

Cyberdefense has become major concern across the globe: Individuals, companies, governments and even national security are all being threatened by cybercrime. As the cyberthreat landscape grows more dangerous by the day, SearchCIO contributor Harvey Koeppel offers a 12-point


August 21, 2015  8:47 PM

Leadership strategies for CIOs; latest breach puts spotlight on privacy

Ben Cole Ben Cole Profile: Ben Cole
CIO, Compliance, Hack, SEC

Executives -- including CIOs -- are under pressure to deliver from their first day on the job, according to Diana Bersohn, managing director, Accenture Strategy and author of the 2015 paperĀ 


August 18, 2015  3:43 PM

Survey: SMB IT spending will reach $600B in 2015

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
CIO, It spending, SMB, Technology spending

IT spending for small and medium-sized businesses worldwide is set to reach $597 billion this year, according to Techaisle LLC, an SMB IT market research firm. In the U.S., Techaisle forecasts that SMB IT spend will reach $180 billion this year. Techaisle also predicts that 42% of SMB employees...


August 14, 2015  8:56 PM

News from Gartner Catalyst; Google’s Alphabet puts innovation first

Fran Sales Fran Sales Profile: Fran Sales
CIO, CIO innovation, Customer engagement, cybersecurity, Digital initiatives, Gartner, Google, Information security, Regulation SCI

Gartner research vice president Paul DeBeasi kicked off its annual Gartner Catalyst conference this week with a subversive idea: that while the technology foundation of "mobile and cloud-first, predictive and self-conductive" remains crucial, organizations are also going to need a personality...


August 7, 2015  5:03 PM

Why platforms enable transformation; experts talk Windows 10 privacy

Brian Holak Brian Holak Profile: Brian Holak
CIO, CIO leadership, Cloud Computing, Digital platform

There are many factors to consider when undergoing a digital transformation: Having a platform to support that transformation is one of them. Senior news writer Nicole Laskowski sat down with MIT's Jeanne Ross to discuss


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