Week of 14 Apr 2014 Will the rise of self-service BI tools lead to the demise of the data scientist? (14 Apr 2014)
The demise of the data scientist; traditional data warehousing makes a comeback; and the self-quantified self: The Data Mill reports.
BI and analytics will experience rapid adoption in 2014 as BI vendors face a changing market.
Week of 07 Apr 2014 'Heartbleed' bug strikes, personal identifiable information bleeds out (11 Apr 2014)
Searchlight: OpenSSL's 'Heartbleed' spills personal identifiable information; how to be a better CIO; a new twist on packing tape; and more.
For April's #CIOChat, join @SearchCIO to discuss why adopting a predictive and/or prescriptive model might ease your enterprise's analytics woes.
The smart T-shirt, building data science skills from within, Watson's architecture, and more: The Data Mill reports from the Gartner BI Summit.
How to avoid the mobile app security gotchas: Six tips (09 Apr 2014)
Take it from some of the world's biggest brands: Mobile app security problems happen. Here are six tips for avoiding mobile app security mistakes.
Automated scripts and mobile app security, oh my! (09 Apr 2014)
Part two of SearchCIO's six tips for avoiding mobile security mistakes looks at the limitations of non-human safeguards.
What skills do CIOs need to develop or bring in-house to take on big data and advanced analytics? Here are some not-so-obvious candidates.
Week of 31 Mar 2014 Move over DiCaprio, there's a new HFT wolf on Wall Street (04 Apr 2014)
In Searchlight, Michael Lewis inspires talk about the new HFT wolf on Wall Street; plus, Amazon cloud is dirtiest and users say, 'Two phones please.'
Shadow tech: Is going rogue the new 'It' IT set-up? (31 Mar 2014)
In the latest issue of CIO Decisions e-zine, technology leaders sounded off on shadow tech and the plusses and minuses of going rogue.
Week of 24 Mar 2014 With Office for iPad, a recognition that a genius idea has a shelf life (28 Mar 2014)
This week's news roundup ponders Office for iPad; plus, Facebook's virtual reality grab, cloud pricing wars and big data privacy (is there such a thing?).
How to think 'cloud first,' the power of next-gen firewalls, why DDoS attacks are on the rise and more: The Data Mill reports.
So, cloud spells the end of corporate IT? Not for these CIOs. They are exploiting the cloud computing model to benefit their businesses.
CIOs dissect the true enterprise costs and value of the cloud computing model -- and, in the process, secure that elusive 'seat at the table.'
Time to prepare for bring your own smart machine (27 Mar 2014)
Virtual personal assistants and smart advisors are both poised to push their way into the enterprise in the next two years. How can CIOs prepare?
Ford's connected car, Gartner's Magic Quadrant for BI platforms and Forrester's new Hadoop Wave report: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 17 Mar 2014 Five questions vital to a good digital business strategy (18 Mar 2014)
Looking to develop a digital strategy? Start with the basics but with a digital twist. Here are five questions CIOs should ask themselves.
Don't analyze this, not all data is a big deal (21 Mar 2014)
Searchlight looks at putting the brakes on over-collecting data, why Quicken Loans will win March Madness, Google's research methods and more.
Faster and safer than a car, easier to operate than a plane, more convenient than commercial flying, here comes the flying car -- again.
Talking SMAC with Dell CIO Andi Karaboutis (20 Mar 2014)
Dell CIO Andi Karaboutis talks about the demand for SMAC -- social, mobile, analytics and cloud -- and Dell IT's progress on self-service analytics.
Dell CIO Andi Karaboutis spent Dell's first year as a newly private company turning her 5,000-strong IT group into a business juggernaut. Here's how.
Organizations with rogue or shadow technology might be taking some risks, but they're also enabling business agility. Discuss with us in #CIOChat.
External social platforms replace the company intranet (17 Mar 2014)
The power of social platforms, hijacking the shopping experience and two-speed IT: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 10 Mar 2014 The appification trend may be hurting technology as a whole (14 Mar 2014)
Searchlight looks at whether the appification trend is bad for tech as a whole, plus a plea for the Web's future, Google is full of Fiber and more.
Make no mistake, big data is not small data on steroids, warns SearchCIO expert Harvey Koeppel. Big data changes how we live, work and play.
SearchCIO's Harvey Koeppel takes an unflinching look at 10 disruptive technologies and comes up with seven ways in which they change how IT gets done.