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January 20, 2014  3:41 PM

Fraudulent activity at major retailers: Credit card scams abound



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, Strategy for CIOs

In light of the recent data breaches at a major retailer (cough, cough, Target), credit card anti-fraud efforts are taking the data-privacy spotlight. Fraud...

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...


December 20, 2013  6:01 PM

IT salary outlook, Bitcoin trends and cloud maturity



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO and IT salaries, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, CIO salary and careers survey, cloud computing strategy, Mobile, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile development, mobile devices, mobile technology

SearchCIO and its sister sites certainly didn't slow down during the holiday season. Across all three sites -- SearchCIO, SearchCIO-Midmarket and SearchCompliance -- we've been turning out year-end content to prep IT leaders for 2014, our major focus being our annual IT Salary and Careers...


December 10, 2013  1:28 PM

Smart machines, smart process apps and smart CIOs



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
Agile, Amazon, Apple, big data, Business performance management, BYOD, Chief information officer, CIO and IT salaries, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, IT/business alignment, IT/Business Leadership, Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, mobile applications, mobile development, mobile devices, mobile technology, Project Management, security risk, security tools

We'd like to think SearchCIO was sounding really intelligent last week with all of our "smart" talk. For starters: In Senior Features Writer Karen Goulart's weekly Searchlight roundup, which features top stories and blog posts from around the Web, she highlighted John Markoff's New York...


September 16, 2013  12:55 PM

What Apple’s iPhone 5c announcement means for SMB CIOs



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
BYOD, CIO, iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone, iPhone 5, iPhone business apps, Leadership and Strategy, Midmarket CIO, mobile technology, smartphone features, smartphones, Strategy for CIOs, tablet PCs

If it wasn't obvious before, it's definitely crystal-clear now: We're engulfed in a worldwide march towards mobile. For the previously uninitiated, this realization comes in the aftermath of the most recent iPhone unveiling at the Sept. 10, 2013, Apple Special Event where the tech giant announced a...


August 20, 2013  6:49 PM

Small business trends: mPOS driven by consumerism



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
Android, BI, Bring your own device, Business, Business performance management, Business process, business process management, business services management, BYOD, CIO, integration, Internet, iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone business apps, Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, midmarket businesses, Midmarket CIO, Mobile, mobile applications, mobile development, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, smartphone features, smartphones, Strategy for CIOs

Want to know how mobility is influencing small business trends with regard to customer payments? The answer is at your fingertips -- literally. Arriving in email inboxes last week was an announcement from PayPal: "Your mobile card reader is Here." PayPal's new mobile card reader, PayPal Here,...


March 20, 2013  3:42 PM

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch patronizes women in technology



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
Bring your own device, BYOD, Chief information officer, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, CIO salary and careers survey, IT staff development, IT workers of the future, jobs, Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobility, Samsung, Samsung S4

One step forward, two steps back for women in technology? Just when women in tech seem to be breaking through IT leadership glass ceilings and making strides towards equality on the consumer end of technology, Samsung goes and gets all sexist with its Samsung Galaxy S4 launch.  IT leaders like...


August 27, 2012  3:57 PM

Facial recognition technology to be used by local law enforcement



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, cyberattacks, data privacy, emerging technologies, emerging technology, Facebook, Google Plus, Google privacy policy, iPad 3, IT, IT culture, Mobile, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, online reputation, smartphones, Web 2.0

Can local law enforcement utilize facial recognition technology against images now visible with the new Facebook privacy settings? That's one question raised by this week's Best of the Web, where we scour the blogosphere for the news that relevant to midmarket CIOs. This week, we've got the scoop...


August 6, 2012  4:22 PM

Why CIOs must embrace social media users



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Best Practices, Blogs, Chief information officer, CIO, CIO Jobs, consumerization, IT business transformation, IT consumerization, IT culture, Midmarket CIO, mobile devices, mobile technology, social media, social media policies, social media tools, social networking

We scour the Web to give you the latest news from around the blogosphere. This week, we're looking at the very first computer animation, the formula behind the very successful Malcolm Gladwell books, and why it's essential that CIOs embrace social media users. Public sector CIOs need to use...


May 29, 2012  5:40 PM

Strategic and agile equals true business transformation



Posted by: Scot Petersen
Agile, agile projects, business transformation, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology, ROI

Linda Tucci raised a great point in her debut CIO Matters column last week. That is, and I'm paraphrasing, how far have CIOs really come in this digital age from being...


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