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  • Improving Patient Engagement Equal Parts Technology, Empathy

    Improving efficiency and cutting costs in healthcare means better collaborating with patients. Web portals and mobile applications can help, but only if they connect with the myriad systems that doctors actually use. Organizations can't forget that a little empathy goes a long way, too.

    Written by Brian Eastwood15 Oct. 13 13:52
  • The State of HP, as told by Meg Whitman

    Hewlett-Packard is in the midst of a very public turnaround. This week, CEO Meg Whitman spoke to analysts about it. Her message -- and the way she delivered it -- should inspire HP customers and consumers at large.

    Written by Rob Enderle11 Oct. 13 13:26
  • Are CIOs Destined to Work for the CMO?

    As marketing departments becoming more reliant on technology, a strong relationship with the CMO will be necessary for the survival of CIOs. In fact, don't be surprised to see CEOs siding marketing when there's a conflict.

    Written by Paul Rubens07 Oct. 13 19:34
  • 5 things businesses need to know about Google Glass

    Much of the talk surrounding Google Glass has focused on its consumer appeal. However, the device does have enterprise potential. CIOs should consider developing applications such as providing diagnostic advice to field service workers and mobile coupons to retail customers.

    Written by Lauren Brousell04 Oct. 13 15:41
  • Who's Training the Next Generation of Data Scientists?

    A projected shortage of qualified data scientists could leave U.S. businesses unable to tap the value of big data. To help meet that demand, the University of California at Berkeley has developed a master's degree program to train new data scientists.

    Written by Sharon Florentine02 Oct. 13 13:19
  • 5 Millennials-in-the-Workplace Myths Busted

    Forget what you think you know about Generation Y. A recent survey dispels many of the myths surrounding millennials and the digital culture. Turns out age may be nothing but a number.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige01 Oct. 13 13:56
  • Why RMS Built Its Cloud Environment in Iceland

    While Iceland has long been touted as an ideal spot for a data center, companies have been slow to take advantages of its climate, renewable energy and government incentives. Risk Management Solutions, though, jumped at the chance to put its new cloud environment on the Nordic island.

    Written by Brian Eastwood27 Sept. 13 13:40
  • IT Recruiters Mine Social Media for Hidden Tech Talent

    Dice.com's Open Web tool, currently in beta, lets recruiters harness the power of the social Web to target candidates, even if they're not actively looking for a job.

    Written by Sharon Florentine25 Sept. 13 19:53
  • How to Improve Your IT Job Prospects by Volunteering

    Unemployed? Don't sit at home and wait (and hope) for an opportunity. Volunteering your IT skills is a way to keep current and show potential employers your business and technical acumen, your character and your drive.

    Written by Sharon Florentine23 Sept. 13 13:38
  • Demand for Cloud Skills Still Outpaces Supply of Workers

    Cloud technology is a 'must-have' for organisations building out or replacing their data center architecture, but there's still a major cloud skills gap that's impeding faster adoption and growth

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 Sept. 13 20:13
  • Big Data Drives City of Buffalo's Operation Clean Sweep

    By layering data from 311 and 911 calls over Census data, unemployment data and other poverty indicators, Buffalo uses data analytics to identify its most challenged neighborhoods and more effectively deploy resources for everything from neighborhood beautification to combatting crime and reducing fire hazards.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud06 Sept. 13 13:38
  • Call Center Outsourcing Buyers Want More Than Cost Savings

    As the market for contact center outsourcing has matured, buyers are increasingly looking for sophisticated support from suppliers to enhance the customer experience across multiple channels, which include mobile apps and social media.

    Written by Stephanie Overby06 Sept. 13 13:37
  • Is the Technology Skills Gap Fact or Fiction?

    In Part 1 of his three-part series, CIO.com publisher emeritus Gary Beach examines a question that's stumping job seekers, employers and economists -- does a skills gap exist in the United States in general and in the IT market in particular? (Includes video introduction to the series.)

    Written by Gary Beach05 Sept. 13 19:34
  • Have we reached gadget fatigue?

    Smartphones are everywhere, and smartwatches are poised to follow. Techies are eying Google Glass. And we now wear our technology on our sleeve. Have we finally reached gadget overload?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige05 Sept. 13 18:22
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