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4 key takeaways from Samsung's Developer Conference

Virtual reality, the Internet of Things and smartphones took center stage at Samsung's annual developer conference this week, but what the company didn't say was equally notable.

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How to deal with a manager who hates you

Sometimes it’s your boss, sometimes it’s you. Columnist Rob Enderle writes that it’s important to figure out why you and your manager don’t get along. Then you have to decide if it’s something you can fix or if you simply need to get...

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From tacos to HR, chatbots make it personal

Chatbots are emerging as a shiny new tool for enterprises. These virtual assistants can differentiate themselves by personalizing the software with contextual information such as location.

Cybersecurity: State of the Union

With our quickly evolving digital world financial institutions need radical innovation in cybersecurity.

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Motorola's former president returns to Google to head new hardware division

Rick Osterloh will oversee Nexus devices, Chromebooks, OnHub, and Google's ATAP division, as well as Google Glass.

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How to build leadership DNA skills

If you weren’t born with the leadership skills you need to be successful as a CIO in the continuously-changing environment we work in today, don’t worry. You can evolve them.

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5 things containers need to win the enterprise

Container technology like Docker and CoreOS offers tremendous benefits in terms of flexible service and application delivery, but it needs these five key things to take off in the enterprise.

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Bots are the new generation of apps

Bots are becoming one of the most fascinating technology trends of modern software applications. In some perspectives, Bots are starting to be considered a new generation of apps after websites and mobile apps. If Bots are the new...

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What kind of ERP solution do you seek, Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now?

When evaluating a new ERP system, companies have a hard choice to make. Do you they want something that can satisfy their needs best right now or are they looking for solutions that will grow with them long term and meet needs that...

Why paid family leave is good business

Offering paid paternity/maternity leave is the right thing to do, period. But it's also a boon to businesses.

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IT managers may need to change their work behavior to succeed

IT employee work behavior tendencies are amazingly consistent. In three of four major aspects it is the same for 90% of your IT employees regardless of their position or responsibility. Bottom line: IT attracts a certain type of...

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Learning to let go and get out of the weeds

We all struggle to let go at times, however learning to delegate, to allow others to decide how to complete a task is a critical skill that all of us need to pay attention to.

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With Fiorina pick, Cruz’s H-1B stance now in question

Sen. Ted Cruz's decision Wednesday to tap former HP CEO Carly Fiorina as his running mate raises questions about his stance on the H-1B visa program.

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The Texas woman on fire about H-1B visa use

Jennifer Wedel, whose husband was unemployed at the time she asked President Obama about the issue, is now an H-1B activist.

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CIO banks on bots to bolster customer experience

USAA, the financial services firm for military veterans, will create messaging bots to automate financial services for its 11.4 million customers.

Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer...

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How ServiceNow aims to manage every workflow in your company

The cloud provider’s Chief Strategy Officer explains how ServiceNow is expanding its service management capabilities beyond IT to include HR, security and other departments.

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5 years into the ‘cloud-first policy’ CIOs still struggling

Government tech chiefs see challenges in management and ownership aspects of cloud contracts, while security concerns persist.

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