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February, 2012


February 27, 2012  8:37 PM

Data loss statistics: Emerging culprits

Christina Torode Christina Torode Profile: Christina Torode

Many of the technologies businesses rely on to create new services, make workers more productive and serve customers better are the ones most likely to lead to data loss, according to data loss statistics gathered by

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February 24, 2012  10:08 PM

No need to search, they know what you want

Karen Goulart Karen Goulart Profile: Karen Goulart
CIO

It was a short week for some, but there was no shortage of intriguing news and opinions to sort through. We've rounded up a handful of items to share with you on this Friday, including one of many takes on Target's "maternal instincts," websites that don't need searching and a forthcoming...


February 24, 2012  7:50 PM

Silence on business analytics speaks volumes

Linda Tucci Linda Tucci Profile: Linda Tucci

I can think of two reasons people don’t talk about something. One is that the subject has no importance at all. The other reason is that it is so important people don’t want to share what they know. In the case of advanced business analytics, I can assure you, the latter reason is in play....


February 21, 2012  5:07 PM

Mission-critical systems taking on dual roles

Christina Torode Christina Torode Profile: Christina Torode

Leadership training -- in particular, the shaping of future CIOs -- was the topic, but as with many conversations about the

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February 17, 2012  9:10 PM

Shaping data in ways both scary and sweet

Karen Goulart Karen Goulart Profile: Karen Goulart

The week is drawing to a close, and for some of you there's a long weekend ahead. Why not use a bit of your extra leisure time to peruse some interesting news from around the Internet that you might have missed this week? Today's offerings include uses of data ranging from the somewhat shocking...


February 15, 2012  7:53 PM

Is technology leadership training lacking?

Christina Torode Christina Torode Profile: Christina Torode

Marcia Nizzari, director of informatics at Good Start Genetics Inc. in Boston, compares becoming a CIO to the school of hard knocks: When it comes to technology leadership training, CIO newbies are pretty much on their own. What she has seen in her

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February 13, 2012  10:55 PM

No honor-student bumper stickers for Steve Jobs

Karen Goulart Karen Goulart Profile: Karen Goulart

Top o’ the week to you. We're as laden with interesting Web tidbits as Adele is with Grammy awards today. Without further fanfare, here are six stories from around the Internet, the leadoff one a reminder that rising to the top doesn't always have to start with being at the head of the...


February 9, 2012  10:07 PM

No more time for hesitation on Windows 7 migration

Karen Goulart Karen Goulart Profile: Karen Goulart

Forget about that 12/21/12 Mayan calendar thing. If you're planning to make the move to Windows 7 but haven't made any actual moves, the scariest date in your future is 4/8/14. OK, maybe it's a bit much to compare the speculated end of days to the date Microsoft will cease to support your...


February 7, 2012  7:41 PM

Big data is dead (maybe)! Long live analytics apps!

Linda Tucci Linda Tucci Profile: Linda Tucci

Is big data dead already? I guess that depends on how you define it. If you're analyst Mark McDonald, a VP and fellow at Gartner Inc., and you equate big data...


February 2, 2012  7:47 PM

Is SaaS BI in your ‘best interest’?

Karen Goulart Karen Goulart Profile: Karen Goulart

In writing for the Web, as in movies, sometimes there are choice bits that don't make the final cut. (That's why DVDs include extras, and blogs are, well, blogs.) Here is some food for thought from Gartner analyst James Richardson that didn't make it into a recent story about the growing interest...


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