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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...

January 30, 2012  3:52 PM

Does anyone still care about corporate social media?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, Hacking, mobile applications, remote connectivity, social media, Twitter, Yahoo!

Each week, we scour the Web and collect all the best and brightest links to start your week off swinging. This week, we're looking at the latest credit card hacks, how Apple tricks its employees into keeping corporate secrets and a successful corporate social media campaign that will please all the...


January 27, 2012  2:22 PM

Google privacy policy changes? Get over it



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, Facebook, Google, Google personal search, Google Plus, Google privacy policy, online reputation, SharePoint and Web 2.0

Three days ago, we all learned of some changes to Google's privacy policy. With the new changes, it will take what it knows about its users and "combine information you've provided from one service...


January 24, 2012  4:48 PM

Google data center solutions to adapt in your own IT shop



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
cost-cutting tips, data centers, Facebook, Google, Green IT, IT training and certifications, remote connectivity, RIM, Steve Jobs

Each week, we scour the World Wide Web to give you a quick punch of last week's biggest news stories and interesting blog posts. This week, we're taking a look at whether computer science should be mandatory education, the new Wi-Fi coverage in the London Underground, and two very creative data...


January 20, 2012  3:53 PM

Does BlackBerry have the smartphone features to stay relevant?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
BlackBerry, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, RIM, RIM BlackBerry software, Samsung, smartphone features, smartphones

Research in Motion (RIM) must feel like the belle of the ball this week, especially after a year of major foibles, like the big BlackBerry outage. After


January 13, 2012  8:43 AM

Strategic innovations roadblocked by project management



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO and IT salaries, CIO salary and careers survey, IT innovation, IT salaries, IT spending and budgeting, IT/business alignment, Project Management

It's a very special time of the year and no, it's not just Girl Scout cookie season. We just completed our annual poll on IT salary satisfaction. Being kind of a data junkie, I've dived into our readers' responses with gusto and have been delighted in reading them. You've been painting quite the...


January 9, 2012  9:08 AM

Are your big data analytics ready for 2012?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
big data, Business Intelligence, Hadoop, Linux, Open source, SharePoint and Web 2.0, Twitter

Welcome to Q1 and the year of big data. Now that you're back in the saddle after a rousing holiday season, we've primed the well with our weekly dose of news from around the blogosphere, including the scoop on new releases of Linux and Hadoop, who exactly is still using Internet Explorer 6.0, and...


January 3, 2012  9:55 PM

BYOD backlash leads 2012 technology trends



Posted by: Scot Petersen
big data, Bring your own device, Business Intelligence, BYOD, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology, technology trends

I got a kick out of SearchHealthIT.com's 2012 technology trends not to watch. Since the site launched in late 2009, it has written extensively about electronic medical records,...


December 22, 2011  4:26 PM

Just one way to become a CIO



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, CIO careers

People often ask us how to become a CIO. Happily, our expert Scott Lowe has offered to detail exactly the path he took -- and the many steps required -- to become a CIO: This month's topic...


December 20, 2011  9:15 AM

Responsibilities of a CIO: Long on demands, short on time



Posted by: Scot Petersen
CIO, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, IT staff development and retention, IT training and certifications

You never know where you might gain more insight on the responsibilities of a CIO. Somewhere along the line, my job title and the websites I work on got mixed up, and as...


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