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  • Google+ Noticeably Absent at Google I/O

    Google didn't just ignore its social network at its developer conference this week, writes CIO.com's Matt Kapko. It's already acting as if Google+ doesn't exist at all.

    Written by Matt Kapko27 June 14 06:58
  • 10 Bad Coding Practices That Wreck Software Development Projects

    Most of the time, software developers do the right thing. On those rare occasions when they don't, bad things can happen. Avoiding these common coding practices will make your work easier -- and your software more secure and scalable to boot.

    Written by Paul Rubens26 June 14 23:54
  • 3 Ways Women Are Driving Change in Tech

    It can be hard for women at the top of the corporate ladder to really drive change. (Its a challenge for men, too.) Moderating a panel at the recent Women in Technology Summit, though, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle discovered that women outside the C-suite are driving change at many technology companies. Credit a willingness to embrace analytics.

    Written by Rob Enderle09 June 14 23:03
  • Has cloud computing been a failed revolution?

    Talk to IT personnel, or study what they look up on Google, and you may think they're done with cloud computing. Talk to analysts or more importantly, end users, and you'll hear a different story.

    Written by Bernard Golden05 June 14 12:15
  • Who Legally Owns Your Big Data?

    Commingling internal and external data can produce problems if your contract isn't clear about who owns what -- and for how long.

    Written by Adam Ruttenberg30 May 14 09:19
  • How IBM plans to get with the times

    The IBM Edge2014 infrastructure event hinted at how the company plans to use experience to its advantage. Far from burning out or fading away like an aging rock star, IBM intends to join today's young rockers on stage -- and steal the show.

    Written by Rob Enderle26 May 14 12:18
  • BYOD Widening Employee-Employer Trust Gap, Survey Finds

    Webroot today released the results of a survey on BYOD that suggests the employee-employer trust gap is widening. The company also created an eight-point "BYOD Bill of Rights" to help bridge that gap while keeping corporate data secure.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige22 May 14 09:48
  • Traversing the Labyrinth of Social Marketing Metrics

    Businesses still struggle to hone in on the most appropriate social metrics. Far too many firms emphasize vanity metrics when there remains little agreement over the true value of a follower, friend, retweet, reblog, pin or like.

    Written by Matt Kapko22 May 14 03:57
  • Leading-Edge UTM: What C-Level Execs Need to Know

    Network and boundary security are more important than ever for organizations of all sizes. A variety of security specialist firms now offer leading-edge virtual and physical devices for Unified Threat Management (UTM) to raise the security bar ever higher and respond proactively to zero-day threats.

    Written by Earl Follis and Ed Tittel13 May 14 22:35
  • Does Facebook Now Embody Maturity?

    An estimated 1,500 developers gathered last week at F8, Facebook's first conference in almost three years, to learn about the latest updates to social network's platform. The atmosphere throughout the event was that of a very grown-up and increasingly serious business.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 May 14 06:35