October 31, 2018  1:15 PM

Will acquiring a cybersecurity company fix Facebook’s security woes?

Mekhala Roy Mekhala Roy Profile: Mekhala Roy

Earlier this month I wrote about lessons businesses can learn from the Facebook data breach that affected millions of users.

October 30, 2018  10:37 AM

Cook’s call: Put federal data privacy law in the spotlight

Kassidy Kelley Kassidy Kelley Profile: Kassidy Kelley

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the keynote speech for a security conference in Brussels, Belgium, where he passionately advocated for the United States to implement a federal data privacy law similar to the EU's GDPR. Not only did he call for a data privacy law with teeth, he framed the...

October 12, 2018  2:08 PM

Enterprise digital transformation: How CIOs can drive business growth

Mekhala Roy Mekhala Roy Profile: Mekhala Roy

Digital transformation is becoming a reality for many organizations: IDC forecasts worldwide spending on technologies and services that drive enterprise digital transformation to soar past $1 trillion in 2018. As a result, CIOs must be more mindful of overall business needs when implementing...

September 29, 2018  1:13 PM

How ITSM can help CIOs drive SLAs in a multi-cloud environment

Linda Tucci Linda Tucci Profile: Linda Tucci

How do CIOs drive service level agreements (SLAs) in a multi-cloud environment? That's an important question when at issue is an end-to-end IT service involving many cloud providers, and the goal is to provide users with a seamless -- and consistent -- customer experience. Andy Sealock, managing...

September 26, 2018  1:02 PM

AI companies come in three flavors, says AI investor

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

Venture capitalists who spoke in a panel discussion at the recent Emotion AI Summit in Boston tended to refer to AI companies as being either vertical, or industry specific, or horizontal, serving multiple industries. But Janet Bannister, partner at Real Ventures in Montreal, introduced a...

September 14, 2018  7:11 PM

Startup accelerator The Engine tackles ‘tough tech’

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

Investment dollars continue to flow heavily into tech startups, but the majority of bets are placed on technology products -- mostly consumer apps -- that could pay dividends in three to five years. The  investment predilection for lightweight digital technologies that could pay off fast is...

September 7, 2018  3:10 PM

Multi-cloud strategy: Determine the right cloud for your workloads

Mekhala Roy Mekhala Roy Profile: Mekhala Roy

Businesses typically deploy a multi-cloud strategy to gain more agility, flexibility and choice, but Ed Featherston's advice for CIOs taking their first...

August 31, 2018  6:07 PM

AI and automation will need more than a great user experience

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

CIOs are often inundated with vendor promises of a user experience so superb, they won't need to fret about employee training. But CIOs should be skeptical when they hear promises like these, especially when it comes to

August 31, 2018  11:09 AM

ITSM program: Tips on where to start, from a CIO who’s been there

Linda Tucci Linda Tucci Profile: Linda Tucci

When Link Alander, CIO and vice chancellor of college services at Lone Star College System, talks about his ITSM program, CIOs listen. "How did you get started and how do you keep it going? That's probably the biggest thing I hear," Alander said. Lone Star College, a community college system...

August 20, 2018  10:18 AM

Building inclusive teams gets more attention from CIOs

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

Conversations about gender and racial equality aren't just happening in the political and social sphere, they're also happening in the C-Suite. Kristi Lamar, managing director and U.S. CIO...

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