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April 18, 2014  5:44 PM

Old BI battles new and Boston executes IT-focused crisis management plan



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, cloud computing, Leadership and Strategy, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs, Weekly Wrap-Up

There is a war going on in IT between old and new business intelligence -- and it's slated to be a tough matchup. A story getting a lot of attention on SearchCIO this week came out of Dan Sommer's session at the Gartner BI and Analytics Summit. Scroll through the...

April 4, 2014  4:39 PM

Shadow technologies, prescriptive analytics and cloud compliance



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, cloud computing, Leadership and Strategy, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs, Weekly Wrap-Up

This week on SearchCIO.com, we dished up expert advice pertaining to prescriptive analytics, cloud security and shadow technologies. CIOs hoping to conquer the next business frontier should look no further than our e-zine on prescriptive analytics....


March 7, 2014  6:46 PM

Conferences upon conferences: GRC Summit, RSA, BYOE and more



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, cloud computing, Google, Leadership and Strategy, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs, Weekly Wrap-Up

It's conference season for the CIO/IT Strategy Media Group! With one group in San Francisco, another in Wisconsin and a third at a local show in Boston during the past two weeks, our brains (and recorders) are packed with CIO content to share. Coming out...


February 14, 2014  4:14 PM

Spreadsheet errors, the new Microsoft CEO and our award-winning pieces



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, cloud computing, Leadership and Strategy, Microsoft, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs, Weekly Wrap-Up

If we may brag for a moment (and tip our cap to the Olympics): The SearchCIO team took gold in several categories in TechTarget's internal editorial awards this week, which honored our work during the past year. Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski's Data Mill series, which focuses on all things...


February 7, 2014  5:54 PM

Biometric technologies and an IT startup culture have CIOs buzzing



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, cloud computing, Leadership and Strategy, Microsoft, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs, Web 2.0, Weekly Wrap-Up

As innovative biometric technologies enter the corporate sphere, we expect to hear IT leaders and their users exhale a big, collective sigh of relief. Why? Startup companies specializing in biometric authentication are popping up all over the place, providing...


January 13, 2014  6:46 PM

CIO news from CES 2014, cloud news from Cloud Pulse and more



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, cloud computing, Leadership and Strategy, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs

Alongside our New Year's coverage of TechTarget's 2013 IT Salary and Careers Survey, SearchCIO, SearchCIO-Midmarket and SearchCompliance have been pouncing on the hot...


July 2, 2012  4:44 PM

Leap second creates havoc for cloud computing services



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Amazon, BlackBerry, CIO, cloud computing, cloud services, disaster recovery, IT staff development and retention, IT/Business Leadership, Linux, Midmarket CIO, Operating systems, Strategy for CIOs

Did the "leap second" get you down this weekend? Did the Amazon cloud computing services outage prevent you from watching old episodes of Louie on your iPad’s Netflix app? Us too. Between all of the service outages this weekend, you might have missed some prime Internet surfing time....


May 8, 2012  7:37 PM

Technology for competitive advantage is CIOs’ new Job One



Posted by: Scot Petersen
BI, big data, Business Intelligence, CIO Jobs, cloud computing, cloud computing strategy, Midmarket CIO, Outsourcing, outsourcing services, Strategy for CIOs

Competitive advantage is not that new a business term -- it was popularized by Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter in the 1980s -- but it has never been more important as a...


April 6, 2012  2:56 PM

Will vendor relations be strained after Dell acquisitions?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
AppAssure Software, Cisco, Clerity, cloud applications, cloud computing, cloud security, Dell, Hacking, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Make Technologies, security tools, SonicWall, Vendor Relationships, Vendor selection and management, Wyse Technologies

It's been a busy week for Dell, not to mention for managing CIO vendor relations. This past Tuesday, Dell announced its impending acquisition of Wyse Technology Inc., a cloud software and hardware company (and the source of one of our favorite


January 31, 2012  3:08 PM

Shared services are the next generation of IT



Posted by: Scot Petersen
cloud computing, cloud computing strategy, data storage, managed services, shared services, Virtualization

Last week I wrote about the transformation of banking services into products. This week I want to discuss different types of services--shared services. One of the first technology...


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