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PmaaS - the new kid on the block

Microsoft updates program to encourage diversity in partner law firms

A new system of bonuses will encourage more inclusion in the upper echelons of big law firms that work with the tech titan

OneDrive finally lets you sync shared folders

Microsoft's cloud storage service now lets users automatically sync items in folders shared with others

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Harvard CISO shares 5 pearls of IT security wisdom

Chief Information Security Officer Christian Hamer, who is responsible for policy and awareness across Harvard University and whose team handles security operations and incident response, took part on a panel last week at the Campus...

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Does your company have rhythm?

Rhythm implies we have a sense of when something is supposed to happen and how often. Rhythm is immensely important to the effectiveness of our project and portfolio communication processes. Does your company have rhythm?

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Government CIOs fret over apps reliability in the cloud

Government officials cite security and user experience as top concerns in delivering apps in a cloud setting and pushing out online citizen services.

Facebook says Flash security woes could hurt its business

Security vulnerabilities in Flash could affect the use of Facebook games, the company said in a filing

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How CIOs can utilize the DevOps cloud for a new IT operating model

A look at four practices that leading CIOs (and their teams) can use to drive speed and quality across their IT organizations to impact and drive the business strategy, and its outcomes through the use of cloud and DevOps-based...

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That is not the job I was hired for

On the first day of your new job you find out that you were really brought in to make tough staffing changes, which is not what you were told you were being hired for. How would you deal with it?

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Meet the 2015 CIO Hall of Fame inductees

The five CIO Hall of Fame inductees for 2015 are accomplished IT executives who have used technology and leadership savvy to blaze new trails.

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Digital enterprises are getting VERY personal with customers

Many of the CIO 100 award winners for 2015 are personalizing the customer experience, creating one-to-one relationships that deliver competitive advantage.

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These 3 data points are transforming the CIO's role

The role of the CIO today is not what it was last year, last month, or even last week. Over the course of many conversations with CIOs and CFOs, a theme arises: the CIO needs to be a value broker. Here are 3 research points to...

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Congress probes Internet of Things privacy, security

As lawmakers consider how the government should respond to proliferation of new network-enabled devices, industry leaders appeal for a light-touch approach to avoid stifling innovation.

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Why enterprises are embracing rogue IT

IT departments used to fear employees walking through the door armed with smartphones, tablets and personal cloud storage accounts. But much of that initial fear has subsided, as companies realize embracing rogue IT can lead to better...

CIOs are cutting back on the number of 'strategic' vendors they use

Adam Dennison, publisher of CIO magazine, says IT vendors need to learn more about CIO challenges and business goals if they want to achieve the exalted 'strategic partner' status.

CIOs reveal how they get value from vendor partnerships

CIOs and vendors enjoy mutual benefits when they're in step with each other.

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Despite H-1B lottery, offshore firms dominate visa use

Offshore outsourcers with ties to India once again snapped up tens of thousands of skilled-worker visas.

As Windows 10 launches, Microsoft pushes for enterprise adoption

Analysts are optimistic about the new operating system's chances but caution that deployments will take time

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10 things smart program managers do

Do you sometimes wonder how super-achievers outperform others? And perhaps why it is that these rare human beings are always 'on their game' and exceed expectations? For 20+ years I have been observing senior leaders who run...

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