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2014 IT Outsourcing in Review: Grading Our Predictions

Last year, we predicted that smart machines would radically alter outsourcing, insourcing would increase and cloud computing would come down to earth. Now it's time to grade those and the rest of our predictions.

Sale of Nigeria's Nitel bogs down in confusion yet again

Arabian Amlak For Investment says it had offered a much higher bid than NATCOM

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Today’s CIO Better Know What’s in a Name

More than ever, CIOs need to be out among the people – and not just IT people. We’re talking marketing, HR, finance, sales. Of course, meeting all these business colleagues can backfire if you can’t remember their names. Here are...

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The Power of Metaphor

Malini Balakrishnan, CIO of Building Materials Holdings Corporation, shares two metaphors that help her to explain IT

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6 IT Workforce Predictions for 2015

2015 promises to be a banner year for IT workers as the unemployment rate continues to plummet, salaries increase and organizations double down on retention and engagement strategies. asked experts to predict the biggest...


How Marketing Is Tackling MDM in the Shadows

Tech vendors are targeting marketers and other business executives with products and services and selling them behind IT's back. This shadow or rogue tech trend has now made its way to mobile device management.

Looking for Perfection: Tech Companies Have the Most Rigorous Interview Processes

New study suggests Google isn't the only one with high recruitment standards


The Future is Now: The 10 Biggest Tech Innovations of 2014

A hoverboard. A virtual reality headset. A PC with a drawing board and 3D imaging capabilities. Believe it or not, all these things are real today. See them for yourself right here.

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The Biggest Challenges Faced by CIOs/CISOs Heading into 2015

As the year winds to a close, CIOs and CISOs are faced with a number of challenges heading into 2015. CSO recently heard from several experts about the topic, each offering their opinion on what they feel would be the most important...


Buzzwords and Jargon Just Aren’t Revolutionary Anymore

As tech cultures collide with mainstream culture, tech buzzwords have led to serious consequences. Techno jargon is partially to blame for the demise of a 100-year-old magazine as well as general confusion in the C-suite.

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3 Ways for CIOs to Understand Their Company’s Bottom Line

Plenty of CIOs pay lip service to “aligning with the business,” but to truly succeed, they need a deep knowledge of how the company makes money.


New CIO announcements to round out 2014

Dell and Reynolds American and Yahoo! announce new IT executive appointments

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Top 10 Tech Stories of 2014

Take a look back at a very disruptive year.

Skype implicated in EU corporate income tax scandal

Microsoft, which bought Skype in 2011, said it 'modified Skype's business model' after the takeover


Why the Board of Directors Will Go Off on Security in 2015

Get ready for 2015, a year when some predict breaches will hit even harder and security executives will come under fire by confused company board members. But, as our "fly on the wall" reports from the year ahead, the answers to this...


AT&T's Thaddeus Arroyo: Tech Will Transform Customer Engagement

Thaddeus Arroyo, president of technology development at AT&T, has a big job: He oversees about 15,000 IT employees and 10,000 contractors, manages systems supporting all of AT&T's business segments and is responsible for AT&T's...

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Orion's Lesson for IT: Test Your Systems, Then Test Again (and Again)

When NASA's new spacecraft, Orion, made its maiden voyage last week it relied on systems that NASA "tested it in all directions."

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News Organizations Demand Release of Steve Jobs Video

A trio of news organizations wants a federal judge to order Apple to release a two-hour video deposition given by Steve Jobs just months before his death.

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