Innovation

Materials such as profiles, how-tos and more to help organizations think about the ways their IT departments can be innovating.

News analysis

Can VCE Be the Apple of the Converged Enterprise Cloud?

Apple wouldn't be where it is today if it hadn't redefined consumer electronics. VCE could very well do the same to the enterprise cloud market. First, it just has to convince companies to 'think different.' Full Story »
Advice & Opinion

Zen and the Art of Tech in the Valley

Zen-like meditation is all the rage in the tech industry. But CIO.com senior writer Tom Kaneshige thinks that a Zen Buddhism approach is an ironic twist in the fast-moving, for-profit Silicon Valley.

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Hire for Cultural Fit, Train for the Right IT Skills

Hiring for the right cultural fit can be more important than focusing on technical skills alone and can help companies improve employee retention, engagement and loyalty.

News analysis

Millennials Rule the Valley: Enjoy It While It Lasts

Gen Y wants -- and is getting -- the most sexy jobs in the Silicon Valley. However, CIO.com Senior Writer Tom Kaneshige lets millennials in on the dirty little secret of the valley.

Research

Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise Starting to Pay Off

Businesses are beginning to reap ROI and productivity benefits from consumer technologies such as smartphones and tablets, according to a survey of 1,155 IT decision-makers conducted by IDG Enterprise.

News

Patrick McGovern on How He Wants to Be Remembered

In 2000, IDG's Founder and Chairman Patrick J. McGovern was asked how he'd like to be remembered hundreds of years from now. In this video excerpt, McGovern shares his thoughts.

How To

Create Magical Vendor Presentations Using Analytics, TED and Steve Jobs

The best TED speakers, channeling Steve Jobs, are dynamic, engaging and moving. Meanwhile, analytics technology can provide near-real-time feedback on whatever you want, including audience (dis)engagement. So why are so many tech industry events just more of the same?

Advice & Opinion

Techies Ditch the Hoodies and Google Glass

In the Silicon Valley, techies -- blamed for gentrification and sky-high rent -- have become the recipients of nasty stares, curses, threats and even physical confrontation. So you can't blame them for trying to go incognito.

Publisher's Letter

Mapping the C-Suite's Digital Future

CIO’s Publisher Adam Dennison nominates the CIO as the best 'pathfinder' to help C-suite execs move confidently toward digital business, and provides a link to the CIO Executive Council’s new digital readiness survey.

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What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups

It seems there's a startup for everything these days. Sure, there are benefits from introducing new, more efficient systems to your enterprise, but there are also technical, financial and practical considerations before signing on with a startup tech company. Here are the pros and cons.

CEO Letter

Will 3D Printing Really Change the World?

IDG Communications CEO Michael Friedenberg says it already has, as he contemplates 3-D printing technology that can create things as varied as a human liver and a new home.

Feature

Is an MBA Worthwhile or Worthless for Tech Pros?

Once seen as a valuable differentiator for career advancement, the intrinsic worth of an MBA degree is now a hotly debated subject in the enterprise.

Research

State of the CIO Survey Results

What does 2014 hold for CIOs? According to our research results, CIOs expect to continue to control the IT budget, see shadow IT as a looming concern are closely aligned with other business executives. (Download the PDF.)

Q&A

NFL's CIO Looks to Improve Fan Experience With In-Stadium Tech

NFL CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle talks about plans to encourage NFL teams to deploy Wi-Fi and analytics engines in their stadiums. The goal is to improve the in-stadium experience, to allow fans the ability to use their mobile devices to consume more football content and share the experience.

How To

Healthcare Needs Data Analytics for the ACO Model to Succeed

If the accountable care organization is to avoid the fate of the health maintenance organization, then ACOs need to take advantage of the data that HMOs lacked in the 1990s -- and realize that holding, viewing and using data are different concepts that each come with different issues.