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The 15 biggest enterprise ‘unicorns’

These are 15 of the highest valued enterprise software companies that have received venture funding but have not yet been sold or gone public.

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As CMOs start to outspend CIOs, collaboration remains key

CIOs were traditionally at the helm of technology adoption, but as more marketing departments use their budget on technology spending, the role of the CMO in IT is rising.

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Microsoft tests SharePoint 2016 and enterprise cloud hybrid search

The beta software lets IT departments try out the latest features in SharePoint, while a new search feature lets users look up information across on-premises data and Office 365.

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How IT can communicate more effectively with the business

You might think you are communicating clearly, but the reality is that business and IT people speak different languages.

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Can cloud collaboration and data analytics cure cancer?

After decades of research, the data needed to cure cancer exists, but, unfortunately, writes columnist Rob Enderle it’s not being shared or analyzed effectively. That may be changing thanks to Intel and Oregon Health and Science...

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When video collaboration makes sense in the cloud

It doesn't work for everything, though, and smart IT managers are lining up different classes of videoconferencing tools for different use cases.

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Facebook taps its social ranking tech to improve employee satisfaction

Facebook’s Tim Campos tells CIO.com how the social network is using volumes of data, its algorithms and IT expertise to help its employees connect, collaborate and even park more efficiently.

Dropbox adds U2F support for better security

It's a better option for high-security environments, one analyst says

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How to make your CIO angry

As if the CIO isn't getting enough grief! Here are 5 reliable ways to anger an IT executive--and alienate the entire organization in the process.

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The CIO Turned Digital Leader

Donagh Herlihy, EVP of Digital and CIO at Bloomin’ Brands on his blended leadership position

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Why Google’s enterprise pitch is a confusing mess

Google has allowed a branding and marketing mess to fester around its enterprise business for far too long. The company needs a unifying message that can explain Google for Work to prospective customers in a more cohesive fashion.

Don't forget that meeting! Slack adds Google Calendar integration so you won't

Users can set custom reminders before events and get a daily digest each morning

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6 etiquette rules for office communications

Corporate communication has taken a decidedly casual turn, with texting, messaging and even emoticons becoming a standard in the office. Here's how to navigate the tricky etiquette of the new communications frontier.

BitTorrent teams with Onehub for 'hybrid' enterprise file-sharing service

Onehub Sync aims to combine the best of the cloud and peer-to-peer worlds

Slack goes way beyond 'like' with new emoji 'reactions'

The tired, old thumbs-up symbol is positively dull by comparison

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Cloud services will drive UC&C spending

IT leaders say they plan to invest in unified communication and collaboration over the next two years and they expect both hosted and hybrid-cloud adoption to significantly increase. (Download our exclusive research and view our...

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Top 10 project management certifications

No matter what your IT role is, a project management certification can add depth, breadth and value to your skills. Here are the top 10 project management certifications, their requirements and their cost.

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What to do when employee performance feedback goes wrong

Managers can read books, get trained, practice and plan, and still your employee may toss you something you don't anticipate. But you can handle it. The key is asking good questions and really listening.

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