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March 21, 2014  5:47 PM

Dell CIO on social, mobile, analytics, cloud; plus big data and BYOD



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
big data, BYOD, CIO, CIO careers, cloud services, mobile technology, rogue employees, social media

"Talking smack" is often frowned upon, but talking "SMAC"? Completely acceptable. In a two part-interview with Andi Karaboutis, Executive Editor Linda Tucci got the Dell CIO to discuss SMAC --

December 4, 2013  4:11 PM

Put down the handheld devices and ‘be brave in the new world’



Posted by: Nicole Laskowski
CIO, Leadership, social media

The world is technology obsessed. So much so that Carl Hammerschlag, a Yale-trained psychiatrist who specializes in psychoneuroimmunology, or mind-body-spirit medicine, believes we're beginning to experience cultural attention deficit disorder. "As a culture, we're having trouble paying...


August 13, 2012  5:59 PM

Is the social media revolution about to declare a cease fire?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
consumerization, corporate culture, Facebook, Hacking, IT staff development, IT staff development and retention, IT training and certification, IT workers of the future, Recruitment tips, smartphones, social media, Staffing, technology trends, women in IT

Are you tired of chasing the social media revolution? Do you wonder how Google manages to gain such fierce employee loyalty? We are too, so we've chased answers to these questions and more in our weekly blog roundup. This week, we're looking at innovation from a government perspective, tips on how...


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...


July 23, 2012  5:38 PM

Microsoft source code sexually harasses women in technology



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
SMB security, social media, social media tools, Twitter, Vendor Relationships, Vendor selection and management, women in IT, Yahoo!

Worried that you missed the latest news? Don't be. We scour the Web and wrangle up the best and brightest from around the blogosphere. This week, we're looking at the Cybersecurity Bill, creepy WiFi spying and women in technology. From our latest CIO Matters column on


May 24, 2012  4:03 PM

Should CIOs read their young employees’ social network profiles?



Posted by: Sarah Blanchette
data privacy, employee perceptions, ethics, IT staff development and retention, rogue employees, social media, social media privacy, social networking, Staffing

Millennials are sometimes referred to as the "Facebook generation," and for good reason. About 75% of millennials have a


April 27, 2012  2:12 PM

Social media privacy and your Millennial workforce



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, IT workers of the future, Millennials, mobile devices, mobile tools, mobile workforce, social media, social media policies, social media privacy, social networking

We're currently working on more stories for our series on Millennials -- those workers under the age of 30. One of the things that has struck me most is that...


April 2, 2012  5:04 PM

Where are the successful women in business leadership?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Amazon, big data, business continuity planning, data breach, data security, Facebook, Hacking, IBM, IT staff development, IT staff development and retention, Millennials, social media, social media tools, Staffing, Steve Jobs, women in IT

Each week, we scour the Web looking for the choicest cuts of the blogosphere. This week, we're taking a look at the illusive Millennial-generation traits that lead to a quest for more "me time" while the generation's women are experiencing job burnout. Richard Branson asks why there aren't more...


March 19, 2012  11:42 AM

The new iPad release: A win or a wash?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, data privacy, Google, Google Plus, iPad, iPad 3, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile technology, mobile workforce, remote connectivity, Skype, social media, social media tools, social networking, women in IT

Each week, we cover all the best blogs and give an executive summary for busy CIOs. Things were shaking in the world of IT last week, with the breaking news that there's a risk of data privacy on Skype and the very revealing study that women are considered better leaders than men. And let us not...


February 9, 2012  10:52 PM

Are your social media policies turning off your Millennials?



Posted by: Sarah Blanchette
Cisco, IT workers of the future, Millennials, mobile devices, mobile workforce, mobility, social media, social media policies

There's a certain sense of technology entitlement among my Millennial peers. If you don't believe me, walk into any college classroom on any college campus...


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