Proving the business value of big data
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Proving the business value of big data

Just as organizations are getting more precise in their decision making through analytics, they must now get more precise in measuring ROI from big data investments. Here are four things you can do to forge stronger connections...

12/10/15

Preparing for the workplace of the future
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Preparing for the workplace of the future

As organizations begin to embrace a dramatically different vision of tomorrow’s workplace, the CIO will play a critical role in executing on the vision. 

12/04/15

Going beyond compliance in the cloud
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Going beyond compliance in the cloud

Individual organizations struggle to meet regulatory, security, and their own internal compliance policies.

11/17/15

Productivity: Cloud’s Silver Lining?
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Productivity: Cloud’s Silver Lining?

Cloud computing. You’ll come for the cost savings, but stay for the productivity payoffs.

11/17/15

Insights You Weren’t Expecting from Big Data
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Insights You Weren’t Expecting from Big Data

Many organizations often don’t realize how much value there might be in all of the content in their various information sources. But those organizations that do recognize this potential are generating insights from their own internal...

10/27/15

Security Implications of the ‘Mobile First’ Workplace
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Security Implications of the ‘Mobile First’ Workplace

Creating apps optimized for mobile platforms requires more robust safeguards across the entire network.

10/21/15

APIs Unleash the Creative Power of the Mix-and-Match Web
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APIs Unleash the Creative Power of the Mix-and-Match Web

The popularity of APIs has exploded with the arrival of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. APIs have the potential to not only create intriguing new combinations of services but also to change the way your business works.

10/21/15

How Cloud Is Changing the IT Workforce
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How Cloud Is Changing the IT Workforce

Trends indicating how cloud will change the workforce are beginning to emerge. Here are five of the more likely scenarios.

07/01/15

Moving Legacy Applications to the Cloud? Make Sure You Do It Right
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Moving Legacy Applications to the Cloud? Make Sure You Do It Right

Bloated or inefficient on-premise applications will still be bloated and inefficient in the cloud if you don’t take the time up front to clean them up or throw them out entirely.

07/01/15

Teaming, Not Fighting, with Marketing and Sales
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Teaming, Not Fighting, with Marketing and Sales

IT needs to work cooperatively with key business units to avoid the problems that can arise from rogue cloud systems.

06/30/15

As Big Data Hype Increases, CIOs Will Need to Manage Expectations
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As Big Data Hype Increases, CIOs Will Need to Manage Expectations

It’s easy to get carried away by all the hype surrounding hot topics like big data and predictive analytics. But don’t confuse the ability to do something with actually deriving business value from it.

06/30/15

Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Is a Win-Win for Business
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Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Is a Win-Win for Business

Cloud-based disaster recovery services eliminate the need for site-to-site replication – as well as the cost of additional DR infrastructure and real estate.

06/29/15

Dealing With Data Privacy in the Cloud
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Dealing With Data Privacy in the Cloud

Our reliance on data and the potential pitfalls associated with managing it have given rise to the need for safeguards for the protection of information.

06/29/15

Memo to CIOs: Cash In On That Data!
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Memo to CIOs: Cash In On That Data!

It’s possible to generate new revenue streams and build entirely new businesses from vast amounts of data that are just waiting for the right combination of analysis and initiative.

06/28/15

Solving the Unstructured Data Challenge
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Solving the Unstructured Data Challenge

Unstructured data can help companies gain a better understanding of their customers and their business. So why aren’t more organizations taking advantage?

06/25/15

The Cloud Drives a New Wave of Disruption
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The Cloud Drives a New Wave of Disruption

As they seek out new ways to gain competitive advantage, businesses are using the cloud both to accelerate their pace of innovation and create business value through IT.

06/25/15

PaaS: 3 Critical Issues to Consider
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PaaS: 3 Critical Issues to Consider

PaaS is the special sauce of cloud computing, enabling you to integrate applications and build new ones with unprecedented flexibility and speed.

06/24/15

How the Cloud Changes Application Development
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How the Cloud Changes Application Development

Building cloud solutions is different than traditional development, and businesses need to take that into account as they move forward with their deployments.

06/23/15

DevOps and Cloud: Like Chocolate and Peanut Butter
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DevOps and Cloud: Like Chocolate and Peanut Butter

The DevOps movement toward agile development aligns well with the benefits of cloud services. Here’s why.

06/22/15

How Collaboration Tools Can Turn Your Business Into A Social Enterprise
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How Collaboration Tools Can Turn Your Business Into A Social Enterprise

Many available social network tools give employees a sense of online community and help forge connections between different parts of the business and customers.

06/19/15

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