Everything IT leaders and managers need to know about running the IT department, from staffing and organizational structure, to budgets, metrics, project management, portfolio management, business-IT alignment and governance.
Fri, December 13, 2013 - Google's soon-to-be-publicly-available wearable technology exposes your company to problems ranging from illegal wiretapping and surveillance to a wild spectrum of inappropriate uses. Columnist Rob Enderle writes that you should do yourself a favor and ban Google Glass before it is even available to your employees.
Fri, December 13, 2013 - Major sporting events have one thing in common: long lines everywhere. For the Seattle Seahawks, those lines at its souvenir shop were costing it game-day revenue. The team's IT specialist architected a winning game plan that starred a mobile point-of-sale system that kept the lines moving.
Fri, December 13, 2013 - Microsoft has joined the FIDO Alliance, an industry group attempting to craft industry standards that reduce reliance on passwords, long regarded as a weak point in Web security.
Fri, December 13, 2013 - As Yahoo goes into a fourth day of an email outage, angry users are venting their frustrations on social networks.
Thu, December 12, 2013 - A pilot program in Canada 'caused significant business disruption'
Thu, December 12, 2013 - The future of your organization rests in the hands of your Infrastructure and Operations talent. Gartner lays out a battle plan to win the war for those tech pros.
Thu, December 12, 2013 - CFOs are frustrated with "excessive IT costs" and limited insights into their business despite IT investments, acccording to joint research from Oxford Economics and consulting firm AlixPartners.
Thu, December 12, 2013 - General Motors (GM) has named Mary Barra, a qualified electrical engineer, as its next CEO.
Thu, December 12, 2013 - Fast-growing companies like Square and MongoDB are driving IT innovation with leaner staffs, cloud-first computing, self-service everything and CTOs rather than CIOs.
Wed, December 11, 2013 - Juniper Networks in September made its software-defined network (SDN) controller known as Contrail generally available. Network World Senior Editor Ellen Messmer delves into the security strategy behind the Contrail controller in a discussion with Juniper's Senior Director of Product Management Jennifer Linn, and Chris Hoff, vice president of strategic planning in the security business unit at Juniper.
Wed, December 11, 2013 - Bob Muglia, executive vice president of Juniper Networks' software solutions division, has abruptly resigned from the company following the appointment of a new CEO.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - When financial times are tough, the capability to streamline business processes, improve efficiency and achieve agility would appeal to any company. That's why firms today are increasingly finding new and sometimes unique ways to use BPM tools.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - The Healthcare.gov rollout leads a pack of painful projects
Tue, December 10, 2013 - In today's business environment, companies are expected to grow quickly. This means their data centers must grow quickly, too. These four technological advances will help firms scale up -- and down, when necessary -- so growth doesn't turn into a bad thing.