Is There Marketing Value in New Breed of Social Apps?
Thu, April 24, 2014 The road to revenue for ephemeral and anonymous apps like Snapchat, Secret and Whisper is uncharted. How these social apps will ever achieve a level of revenue that would justify their sky-high valuations is foggy at best.

Collaborative Economy Will Change Business
Thu, April 24, 2014 The Internet puts the goods, services and expertise you need at your fingertips. Some call it a 'collaborative economy' focused less on transactions and more on trades. Others see a throwback to the early days of economic exchange.

10 Great Android Apps for Mobile IT Pros
From remote data access to electronics reference tools, these Android mobile apps will come in handy for IT professionals on the go.

Advance Your Career as a Project Manager

Project management experts and executive IT recruiters provide tips to project managers on what they can do to give their careers a boost.

The 9 Most Difficult-to-Source Tech and IT Roles

Competition for IT workers is fierce. How fierce? We look at what organizations describe as their most difficult-to-fill IT roles.

CLOUD SECURITY

As more enterprise workloads shift to cloud and hosting environments, cyberattacks that have traditionally targeted on-premises data centers -- such as brute force attacks and vulnerability scans -- are following them to the Web.

SILICON VALLEY CULTURE

CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige had resisted watching HBO's new comedy about life in the Silicon Valley. After all, he's lived it since the '90s. But a funny thing happened during his week of binge viewing.

HEALTHCARE IT

Recent pan-industry data breach reports from Symantec and Verizon Business largely confirm what healthcare already knows about the root cause of its data breaches. But how can organizations step up to improve security?

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

The days of developing personal profiles that place a priority on reputation are slipping away as impromptu activity on social media gathers momentum. This new class of apps encourages you to tell secrets, chat or even hook up with strangers.

MOBILE

HTC's latest and greatest, the One (M8), packs a bevy of unique features. Some are sure to impress, while others will disappoint. CIO.com's Al Sacco shed lights on four of the best things about the new HTC One and four of the worst.

IT CAREERS

The best leaders aren't necessarily great managers and great managers aren't always the best leaders. Here's a look at the separate skills associated with each, so you can be the best leader and/or manager for your IT team.

CIO ROLE

Many business users say they're fed up with what they perceive as sluggish IT departments, but cringe at the thought of outsourcing to a managed services provider. However, BYOD, consumer tech and the cloud may be clearing a path for change.

TABLETS

Tablets have come a long way, but for many users they're still not suitable laptop replacements. However, these 12 gadgets change that.

BIG DATA

As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes important. Hadoop enables processing large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data.

CLOUD COMPUTING

More and more businesses of all sizes are storing some or all of their data in the cloud. But before you move to an online storage provider, there are some things you should know (and ask) about cloud storage and recovery.

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Data Center Definitions & Solutions

What is a data center? How are data centers managed? What data center technologies should I be aware of?


SPECIAL REPORT

CIO 100 2013

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White Paper
Logicalis eBook: SAP HANA: The Need for Speed

Without timely business insights, organizations today can suffer logistical, manufacturing, and even financial disaster in a matter of minutes

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Neustar 2014 DDoS Attacks and Impact Report

For the third consecutive year, Neustar surveyed hundreds of companies on distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The survey reveals evidence that the DDoS attack landscape is changing. Read the report to learn more.

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Transformed IT: How does your organization stack up?

Answer 12 questions in this interactive Benchmark Tool to discover how your efforts to implement a cloud-based service model compare to what your peers are doing.

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Taking a Fresh Look at Data Center Virtualization

In this white paper, we look at how an open data center virtualization solution can become the cornerstone of your IT optimization effort.

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Top 4 Digital Signage Fails

Join RMG Networks for a look at four of the most common reasons digital signage fails in corporate businesses. Learn about strategies to prevent those failures and realize the full potential digital signage represents.

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Building Tomorrow's Infrastructure

Listen to this podcast to discover how Crider Foods worked with PC Connection to update their IT infrastructure, while maintaining compliance and control.

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Best Practices in Virtualization: Data Protection for Modern Data Centers

In this webcast, we'll explore the virtualization evolution--from servers to storage to enterprise apps--with best practices in data protection for continued success.

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Shared Accounts: The Back Door That's Tough to Close

Shared User Accounts creates a lot of friction

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Sponsored by Centrify Corporation


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The Future-State CIO®

The Future-State CIO® will be accountable for IT function success and business process transformation by adopting a more company-external focus and concentrating on using information to drive innovation and strategic advantage in pursuit of business goals. Learn more

Is your C-Suite Ready?

Is your C-suite equipped to make the best decisions about digital-based innovation and transformation? This 12-minute survey will generate benchmarks to see if your enterprise is a digital vanguard or laggard. Take the survey.

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CIO as Pathfinder in the Digital Business Domain

Explore a new framework that positions the CIO as a pathfinder and vanguard of company-side digital activities and initiatives. Hear about the CIO's expanding new role on March 31. Register now.

Building Your Leadership Brand

Do you have a unique leadership brand with defined goals? On March 19, join the CIO Executive Council to develop your plan of action and accelerate to the cross-functional strategic level. Register now.

IT Leadership Journey Assessment

Assess IT's relationship with business leaders with this quick self-scoring assessment. In order for IT to become a strategic business driver and game changer, the technology organization must become a trusted partner and true business peer. Learn more

Creating Your Future-State IT Leadership Team Today

A recent survey by the CIO Executive Council reveals a fundamental disconnect between current IT proficiencies such as vendor partnering and future priorities. Take a closer look to understand which leadership skills are valued. Learn more

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