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New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices

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Samsung Needs More Than a New Top Mobile Guy

Things are out of whack at Samsung, starting with the company's crown jewel, the Galaxy S5 smartphone, and a number of fairly drastic changes are in store.

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Top 10 Tech Industry Megatrends of 2015

More IT vendors will split up. Boards will get even more paranoid about security. UX and CX become critical competencies for CIOs. These are some of IDG CEO Michael Friedenberg's predictions for 2015.

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4 Ways Your Competitors Are Stealing Your IT Talent

Savvy companies are shopping for talent in what is arguably the best place to find it -- their competition. As the talent war heats up, poaching tech professionals is becoming increasingly common. Here's how it's done and how to stop...


Driving IT Innovation at Textron

Diane Schwarz, CIO, takes a multi-level approach

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How to Be the CIO of Tomorrow

What does the future CIO look like? He or she probably won’t have a technology background. However, this new kind of CIO will not only have to lead a technical staff but will also be a leader of leaders in the boardroom.

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No Generation Gap Here: Business Leaders of All Ages in Sync on Tech

Millennial executives and Fortune 500 leaders share the same forward-looking views on disruptive technologies. They also agree that the capability to adapt to change quickly is a key to edging out competitors.

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Growing a Business: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Every company wants to experience rapid growth, but if you’re not prepared, you could be in for a lot of pain.

Three-Minute Coach: How to Prepare for Media Interviews

Before meeting with a reporter, you should prepare your talking points and remember that everything you say in the presence of a reporter could be used in a story, says consultant Bill McGowan.

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When Your Boss Won’t Listen To You

It’s frustrating to be ignored, but don’t react in a way that will just make things worse.


What Happens When Enterprises Promote Employees With Low Security IQs

Enterprise bi-polar security disorder: promote employees with low security IQs up the ladder, then beat them down when they exhibit risky behavior.

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4 Ways Your Company Is Contributing to the IT Skills Gap

As the adage says, if you aren't part of the solution, you're part of the problem -- and so it goes with IT organizations that talk about the skills gap but do nothing to help themselves.


CIO Succession is a Double-Edge Sword

Two long-tenured CIOs announce their retirements

Why Your Workers Hate BYOD

If CIOs and other IT leaders have any doubt that employees are down on BYOD, senior writer Tom Kaneshige clears up any confusion.

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Digital Leadership Strategy and Personal Brand Makeovers

The CIO's role in being a collaborative partner with the LoBs on digital transformation has diminished. Is the change due to a skills shortage or a personal branding problem?

Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley: 'Next Steve Jobs May Well be a Woman'

Comments made as actress Eva Longoria says women are put in boxes and put off STEM


The Art of Storytelling

Eash Sundaram, CIO of JetBlue, on transaction-free air travel

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Loosen the Rules to Unleash Teamwork

When you trust your team to do the right thing, without the need for lots of rules, you facilitate enhanced cooperation and teamwork.

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How to Help Millennials Prepare to Be Successful Leaders

Gen Y is currently the largest generation in the workforce, so it’s inevitable that many of your next leaders will be millennials – whether they have the experience or not. For that reason, it’s important that you know how to train...

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