• August 29, 2016 29 Aug'16

    What does the WhatsApp privacy policy update signify?

    Last week, the news of WhatsApp updating its privacy policy hit the stands. In Searchlight, executive editor Linda Tucci spoke with industry experts to find out how businesses can use mobile ...

  • August 26, 2016 26 Aug'16

    WhatsApp messaging app comes of age with user privacy shift -- mazel tov?

    WhatsApp's new privacy policy may dismay some users. For businesses, it signals the popular mobile messaging app has come of age. Also: VMworld 2016 and self-assembling cell phones.

  • August 25, 2016 25 Aug'16

    Three platform business model challenges CIOs will have to cope with

    Platform business models will bring old and new challenges to IT, according to expert Sangeet Paul Choudary.

  • August 19, 2016 19 Aug'16

    Gartner Catalyst 2016: Cloud enables a connected future

    Gartner has a message for IT: To thrive, get into the cloud. Also in Searchlight: Cisco layoffs, Eddie Bauer malware hack, Google's rumored new OS, China's quantum satellite.

  • August 18, 2016 18 Aug'16

    For students, startups, the best work applications are Google's

    Apps for Work: Google's work applications win over young companies and students, but the business suite does have its drawbacks.

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  • August 16, 2016 16 Aug'16

    Latest Gartner ranking: Who's winning the cloud wars

    AWS, Azure and Google score big in the latest Gartner ranking. But don't just go by good grades when choosing an IaaS cloud platform.

  • August 12, 2016 12 Aug'16

    Delta outage sparks disaster recovery concerns

    This week, the news of Delta Air Lines' computer outage soared high, while Delta flights remained grounded. Over 2000 flights were cancelled and delays still continue. In Searchlight, associate ...

  • August 05, 2016 05 Aug'16

    Intel CIO hire puts spotlight on IT gender gap

    This week, Intel's executive IT ranks saw a shift from one woman CIO to another. But that doesn't mean the gender gap has closed -- far from it, in fact. In this week's Searchlight, Executive ...

  • August 05, 2016 05 Aug'16

    Intel CIO is a woman. So what?

    The appointment of a woman to replace another woman for the Intel CIO job might suggest the IT gender gap has closed. Not so. Also in Searchlight: Bitcoin gets robbed.

  • August 03, 2016 03 Aug'16

    Unlimited vacation time cropping up at startups, GE, but policy rare

    Is unlimited vacation time the new flextime for companies eager to attract and hold on to talent?

  • July 30, 2016 30 Jul'16

    CIO profession: The agony and optimism of the tech-savvy CIO

    The digitization of businesses is redefining the CIO profession, making it critical to have business smarts. But the fundamentals of technology still apply.

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    Verizon homes in on digital content with Yahoo buy, dissent shrouds Privacy Shield

    This week, Verizon bought Yahoo for $4.83 billion, ready to stake its claim in the online content and marketing industry. But experts are hesitant to applaud the deal, saying that the telecom giant ...

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    Verizon purchase of Yahoo a risky bid for digital content

    With the Verizon purchase of Yahoo, the telecommunications company hopes to break into the cutthroat business of digital content, but challenges await. Also: Oracle invests in cloud; more Microsoft layoffs.

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    JetBlue CIO, digital leader, venture capital investor

    JetBlue CIO Eash Sundaram adds a new twist to the role: venture capital investor. He's representative of the latest iteration of the top IT job, says headhunter Shawn Banjeri: CIOs who take the ...

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    Innovation strategies framework to help businesses thrive in the digital era

    IDC's innovation strategies framework is designed to help CIOs and IT leaders who are using IDC's Leading in 3D approach in creating multi-tiered innovation strategies within an organization.