Best practices and how tos on keeping IT projects on track, meeting compliance iniatives such as Sarbanes-Oxley, managing risk, and delivering on IT valu.
Mon, March 04, 2013 - More than half of organizations don't know where their encryption keys and digital certificates are deployed, how they are being used and who is using them. Nor do they have an accurate inventory of their keys and certificates. This makes them vulnerable to attacks that target trust instruments.
Tue, February 26, 2013 - An IDG Enterprise study finds that most IT departments are centralized, but the federated model is gaining momentum as CIOs reorient their staffs to focus on business needs
Mon, February 25, 2013 - Software as a service is here to stay. So CIOs need the tools to manage their sprawling portfolios of SaaS applications with the same rigor they use for on-premise software.
Fri, February 08, 2013 - More than half of employees who left or lost their jobs in the past 12 months took confidential corporate data with them and most plan to use it in their new jobs, creating the potential for IP contamination. How can you protect your IP?
Tue, January 15, 2013 - EMC is building on its acquisition of the Syncplicity file-sharing and collaboration service by combining it with its Isilon scale-out NAS to provide the enterprise what the storage giant claims provides the convenience of a cloud-based file-sharing service with the administrative and governance capabilities of an on-premise solution.
Fri, January 11, 2013 - Big Data is clearly a disruptive technology, but using it successfully is as much art as it is science. The key is integrating Big Data with traditional BI to create a data ecosystem that allows you to generate new insights while executing on what you already know.
Fri, January 04, 2013 - In most enterprise IT systems, record ownership is about as controversial as a ham sandwich. Not so in CRM. In fact, it can become quite the political topic. Fortunately, good governance can solve most CRM data ownership problems.
Thu, January 03, 2013 - To make more efficient use of data and improve data protection, take a holistic approach to information governance—one that focuses attention on the most sensitive data while removing impediments to sharing.
Fri, December 07, 2012 - As revenue for new software licenses is down, software vendors are focusing more on licensing audits to recover some of that lost income. Here's a look at some of the steps a corporate IT organization can take before the auditors arrive to maintain compliance and limit potential damage.
Wed, November 28, 2012 - Enterprise social networking helps employees collaborate in a comfortable way. To have a real impact, though, you'll need a robust platform -- one that integrates with your corporate directory, takes governance seriously and meets three additional important criteria.
Tue, November 13, 2012 - Studies show that employees are engaging in rogue use of the cloud, even when IT organizations say they have clear formal cloud policies and penalties for violation of the policies.
Mon, October 22, 2012 - You name it, the government has a pile of data about it: genomics, energy use, the weather and more. Various open data and big data initiatives at the federal government aim to make this information available to anyone who wants it. Can the inherent complexity of big data analytics and the promise of open government coexist?
Fri, October 19, 2012 - A majority of enterprises have hundreds of applications deployed on their network, but most tend to actively use far fewer than that. This application bloat is a significant and growing problem that costs many organizations millions of dollars a year. Here's how to combat the application sprawl.
Thu, October 18, 2012 - With most enterprise systems, it's immediately clear who should be users and what they should be able to do on the system. Not so with CRM -- and, over time, more and more employees and departments will need to be on the system.