Bob Violino

Contributing Writer

Bob Violino is a freelance writer who covers a variety of technology and business topics.

The unexpected benefits of data analytics

Safeguarding your biggest cybersecurity target: Executives

Safeguarding your biggest cybersecurity target: Executives

Top execs make big targets, especially when traveling abroad. Here’s how to protect C-level officers from whaling, espionage, and themselves.

How to assemble a highly effective analytics team

How to assemble a highly effective analytics team

The right mix of skills, strong leadership and stretch goals are just a few of the secrets to building a top-notch analytics team primed to derive lasting value from your data.

12 myths of data analytics debunked

12 myths of data analytics debunked

From data concerns to staffing needs to technology combinations, data analytics misconceptions abound. Here’s a no-bull look at how to leverage data science to deliver bona fide business results.

7 sure-fire ways to fail at data analytics

7 sure-fire ways to fail at data analytics

Data analytics is fast becoming the key to a winning business strategy. But without the right approach, skills, and tactics, your data initiatives may never add up.

The secrets of highly successful data analytics teams

The secrets of highly successful data analytics teams

Effective data teams bring diverse, cross-functional skill sets to bear on clearly defined business priorities — without losing sight of the value of experimentation and ongoing education.

The next IT jobs boom? The internet of things

The next IT jobs boom? The internet of things

Massive investments in IoT will shake up the core skills in high demand at IT organizations in the years to come. Here’s how to transform your career path to capitalize.

5 secrets of highly effective IoT strategies

5 secrets of highly effective IoT strategies

A winning internet of things strategy requires strong leadership, clearly defined roles and a dedicated team. Pioneering IT leaders offer hard-earned advice for IoT success.

The hidden pitfalls of going freelance in IT

The hidden pitfalls of going freelance in IT

Independence has its upsides and downsides. IT pros lend firsthand advice on the challenges of going solo,

The hard truths of navigating ageism in IT

The hard truths of navigating ageism in IT

In an industry that favors youth over experience, the best defense against age discrimination may be avoiding becoming a victim in the first place

IoT standards battles could get messy

IoT standards battles could get messy

As enterprises start to think about building Internet of Things (IoT) networks, the key question becomes: What’s happening on the standards front?

What it takes to be a security architect

What it takes to be a security architect

While the path to security architect varies, anyone considering the role should have a passion for IT infrastructure and protecting data.

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