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Linda Tucci is news director for SearchCIO.com and SearchCIO-Midmarket.com. She covers CIO strategies for business intelligence, big data, offshoring, mobile computing and social media. She also writes frequently about the CIO role and CIO careers. Learn more about Tucci here, and read her expert IT advice below in her latest CIO Matters columns. To contact Tucci, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operating, selling, living in the moment with real-time data
Knowing thy customer today means knowing people on a deep level, moment by moment, in their digital and physical worlds. Real-time data helps.
IT productivity shifts from standardization to personalization
Standardizing business processes has led to huge efficiencies for companies. The new IT-enabled productivity is about personalization.
Wendy Schuchart is senior site editor for SearchCIO-Midmarket.com. Before joining TechTarget, she was a technology and process analyst at The Nielsen Co., and a section editor for Network Computing and Secure Enterprise magazines. Learn more about Schuchart here, and read her expert IT advice below in her latest CIO Matters columns. To contact Schuchart, email email@example.com.
How CIOs can quell email overload by adopting true transparency
When an NYU sophomore accidentally launched the Reply-All-Calypse, it proved that true transparency is key to preventing email overload.
IT Leadership Awards move beyond business process improvement
Our IT Leadership Awards look for innovative ideas in business process improvement that answer unspoken organizational needs.
Christina Torode oversees coverage and special projects for SearchCIO.com. A high-tech journalist for more than a decade, she has covered a variety of beats, from virtualization, security and networking to telcos and the channel. Learn more about Torode here, and read her expert IT advice below in her latest CIO Matters columns. To contact Torode, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tech evolution: IPhones, wall calendars and human hosts
The iPhone is but one example of tech evolution creating a 'new normal.' What's next? Think human smartphones and embedded apps.
Data center facility die-hards versus the cloud
Even die-hard data center facility holdouts might have a hard time arguing against a move to the cloud.
Scot Petersen is editorial director of TechTarget's CIO/IT Strategy Media Group, overseeing SearchCIO.com, SearchCIO-Midmarket.com and SearchCompliance.com. He has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and is a past editor of eWeek magazine. Learn more about Petersen here, and read his expert IT advice below in his latest CIO Matters columns. To contact Petersen, email email@example.com.
IT strategy to-do list for the New Year
A look back and a look ahead reveal some important IT strategy tips for cloud, business intelligence and social, to use in the coming year.
Cloud computing makes Amazon an enterprise computing power
AWS cloud computing services have been around for six years, and Amazon is now comfortable attacking enterprise computing head on.