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  • How college CIOs brace for back-to-school (with video!)

    To some, the job of a higher-education CIO might seem downright cushy. After all, unlike their corporate counterparts, these IT leaders don't have to answer to shareholders, cater to business-line leaders or survive acrimonious mergers.

    Written by Cindy Waxer17 Aug. 15 20:34
  • Network infrastructure cost optimization services can save millions

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    Written by By Pete Lorenzen, General Manager of Networking Services, IBM14 Aug. 15 07:29
  • Is your company culture driving away women tech workers?

    How long would you stay at a job, or in a career field, in which --regardless of your passion for the work and your talent, skills and achievements -- you were consistently bombarded with both overt and subliminal messages that you just did not belong?

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 June 15 01:44
  • 4 tips to help CEOs find their CIO soulmate

    The role of a CIO involves more than overseeing the technological infrastructure of a company. A good CIO will demonstrate strong communication skills, flexibility and an ability to adapt and change. It can never be stated enough, but working in IT means you will be expected to keep up to date on changing and emerging trends in the industry.

    Written by Sarah K. White02 June 15 23:40
  • How to work with millennials

    Millennials – they’re disobedient, they ask too many questions and I can’t relate to them. Does this sound like you? If so, it’s high time you made working with this fearless, tech-savvy age group a top priority, because if they’re not working with you, they’re with your competitors, and you're going to lose valuable competitive advantage.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner26 March 15 10:12
  • How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

    People today expect their software to work wherever they are, whether they are using a mobile device or a desktop PC. As a result, IT must respond to these demands quickly. DevOps aims to do just that by allowing organizations to produce and release more high-quality code better and faster.

    Written by Rich Hein18 March 15 02:46
  • Why companies opt to insource for IT innovation

    Companies are increasingly taking a multisourcing approach to IT outsourcing, signing shorter, smaller deals with a mix of providers. At the same time, some are pulling certain pieces of the IT portfolio back in-house.

    Written by Stephanie Overby17 March 15 07:21
  • Why workers want self-service IT

    The pendulum is in full swing toward employees empowered to make tech choices at work and away from traditional IT departments. A new survey found that workers are seeking self-service IT, driven in large part by cool consumer tech, "freemium" cloud services and an autocratic IT department whose slow, conservative ways aren't able to keep up with the urgent demand of business technology.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige17 March 15 01:20
  • A common theme in identity and access management failure: lack of Active Directory optimization

    From the vantage point of most people, even technical folks, Active Directory (AD) seems like it's doing pretty well. How often can you not log in when you sit down at your PC? How often do you fail to find someone in the corporate directory in Outlook? How many times have you heard of an AD outage?

    Written by By Jonathan Sander, Strategy & Research Officer, STEALTHbits06 Sept. 14 06:07
  • Calling a Truce in CIO-CMO Budget Battles

    Thanks to my job as publisher of this magazine, I have the pleasure of meeting dozens of our CIO readers each month at the various events we hold across the country, and I'm also in regular touch with the vendor community. This unusual combination gives me a 360-degree view of the hottest topics and trends in our industry.

    Written by Adam Dennison27 Aug. 14 22:40
  • Meet Cobol's hard core fans

    Some of the world's largest businesses say their Cobol application infrastructure, running on state-of-the-art big iron, still delivers a powerful competitive advantage. The challenge going forward will be staffing it.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell21 Aug. 14 20:39
  • CIOs Adjust to Enterprise Tech as a Fashion Statement

    The state of enterprise tech has moved from company-centric to user-centric, and IT leaders -- faced with fickle consumer-business users -- must learn to understand 'the need' not 'the ask.'

    Written by Tom Kaneshige10 June 14 07:02
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