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Is a Remote-Wipe Policy a Crude Approach to BYOD Security?

While the capability to remotely wipe data from lost or stolen mobile phones may help CIOs sleep at night, it may be an outdated approach to BYOD security.

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C-Level Executives Seeing Big Results From Big Data

A study by Accenture finds that many organizations are putting big data initiatives into production and the vast majority of those that do are pleased with the results.

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Are Your Co-Workers Killing Your Productivity?

No tech worker is an island. A recent productivity impact study reveals work efficiency is impacted negatively by co-workers.

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Are You Prepared for Gen Z Tech Workers?

Think millennials are complicated? It doesn’t get any easier with Gen Zers, who will enter the workforce en masse shortly. The two generations share some similarities but also some stark differences.

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Why Patient Portals Remain Healthcare's Enigma

In an era when consumers can do just about anything online, you'd think the patient portal would be a popular way to communicate with the doctor's office. You'd be wrong, though. What's holding patient portals back?

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What Remote Workers Really Do During Conference Calls

As more workers take advantage of mobile technology to work outside the office, companies are relying on conference calls to communicate. What are workers actually doing during these calls? Spoiler alert: probably not what you expect...

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New Hospital CEOs Tend to Be Outsiders, Were Rarely CIOs

Look at the hospital C-suite moves made so far in 2014 and you'll see that facilities tend to hire outside candidates for CEO and promote the COO if they do look internally. They all but ignore the CIO when filling the corner office...

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Workers Going Rogue With BYOD (and BYOA)

More than half of employees admit to going rogue to do their jobs. In other words, it really doesn't matter if IT formally rejects BYOD -- or Bring Your Own Apps -- because it's happening anyway.

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CIOs Need to Understand Every Facet of How Tech Impacts Business

Forrester advises CIOs to focus on winning, serving and retaining customers by keeping the customer at the center of conversations and decisions when crafting a business technology agenda.

CIO and CMO at Omnichannel Crossroads

To determine the state of their often-examined relationship between CIOs and CMOs, this study looked at how each group perceives their role, ownership of the digital roadmap, and responsibility around technology funding and staffing.

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CIOs and CMOs Suffer From Failure to Communicate

The CIO-CMO relationship is taking center stage in the age of the digital customer. It's more important than ever that these two executives join forces. So why can’t they communicate?

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Full-time Health IT Workers Aren't As Happy As Consultants

Despite the benefits and job security, full-time healthcare IT employees are less likely than short-term consultants to say they are 'very satisfied' with their jobs and their pay. This means organizations must toe the line between...

It's a Seller's Market for IT Professionals

In a job market where available IT pros can name their price and are rejecting poor offers, businesses need to step up their game or risk losing out on top talent.

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Business Leaders Who Think Strategically About IT Infrastructure Drive Results

According to a new study by IBM, organizations with a strategic vision for IT infrastructure focused on driving competitive advantage and optimizing revenue and profit tend to significantly outperform their peers.

CIOs Cite Applications and Mobile As Top Areas for IT Budget Increases

Nearly 90 percent of IT executives expect tech spending to either increase or hold steady. And only 12 percent report budget decreases -- the lowest number reported since the inception of the CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook in 2008....

CIO-CMO Marriage Strained, But Can Be Saved

Like any relationship, the one between CIOs and CMOs requires trust and empathy to succeed. According to research from Accenture, there’s still a ways to go for the marriage to become a happy union.

Enterprise Collaboration Will Drive Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is on the menu for most companies this year, but the ingredients needed are still being determined. However, new research highlights the recipes companies are using to evolve internal processes, structure and...

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11 Market Trends in Advanced Analytics

Offerings in the advanced analytics space are rapidly evolving to meet the changing needs of organizations that seek to infuse analytics into decision-making throughout the enterprise. Here are 11 market trends dominating the advanced...

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