Week of 03 Mar 2014 The struggle to integrate data keeps users tethered to same old apps (03 Mar 2014)
Businesses' abiding love of Excel, the struggle to integrate data, the rising role of data temps and big data royalties: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 24 Feb 2014 In dark days for privacy, protecting data gets more hands-on (28 Feb 2014)
In the Searchlight, protecting data is getting more hands-on as Snowden leaks mount. Plus, get moving on big data, get hired at Google and more.
A former Google engineer schools aspiring disruptors on what really matters when deploying disruptive technology for human consumption.
Moving big data can cause network strain, leading some businesses to turn to the enterprise data hub.
By investing in new technology, a research consortium avoids the big headache caused by big data in transit.
Finding fraudsters, LifeData and the four C's of data quality: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 17 Feb 2014 Wearable technology: It's about the work, stupid (21 Feb 2014)
In Searchlight: CIOs must focus on the potential, not just the problems, of wearable tech. Plus, WhatsApp with Facebook, another big hack and more.
Bart Murphy was hired by CareWorks Family of Companies to create and carry out a shared services strategy; he transformed IT and became CIO/CTO.
CIO/CTO reaps benefits of a flexible ITSM platform (19 Feb 2014)
In the second part of this story, CIO/CTO Bart Murphy explains how a cloud-based ITSM platform has helped transform IT and the business.
CIOs are looking to new security technologies such as biometric authentication to ward off hackers. Join us on Twitter to discuss the latest tools.
CIOs have a lot to learn from NSA data collection (17 Feb 2014)
NSA data collection, metadata as surveillance and code names: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 10 Feb 2014 CIO experts react to anointment of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (10 Feb 2014)
Read what our hard-nosed CIO experts have to say about the challenges faced by new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
Visualization tools for spreadsheets, telling data stories and the power of the 1%: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 03 Feb 2014 End of Windows XP support nudges SMB PC sales amid hybrid adoption (04 Feb 2014)
PC sales hit their lowest mark ever in 2013, but among SMBs the PC is still the company workhorse, even amid mobile device adoption.
How to recruit top talent, what engineers want, and Dropbox for Business: The Data Mill reports.
Searchlight looks at the potential of Bill Gates' new advisory role at Microsoft. Plus: Facebook turns 10, Watson cares about your feelings, and more.
When it comes to biometric authentication, the new 'open sesame' is something called the 'eyeprint.'
Allstate CIO Pat Coffey climbed the ranks from programmer to SVP. We asked her what leadership skills it takes to get ahead.
Week of 27 Jan 2014 The importance of business process management: IT execs, experts dish (31 Jan 2014)
The importance of business process management goes well beyond streamlining operations. Now, CIOs explain, they're converting BPM to business value.
This week's Searchlight looks at how omnichannel strategy could return Foursquare to relevance. Plus: A Google AI buy, 'angry' NSA tactics and more.
Former Revlon CIO David Giambruno reveals how he expertly led his team through a drastic transition from a vertical to a horizontal organization.
January 02, 2014 Achieving significant cost benefits through high-density storage solutions sponsored by Dell
Changing the economics of enterprise storage is not just about delivering the performance of flash at the price of rotating disks—although that is certainly an important component. It also means addressing ever-increasing capacity requirements with solutions that deliver more storage in a smaller footprint and at a lower cost.
January 02, 2014 What to look for in a storage system to address enterprise requirements for agility and flexibility sponsored by Dell
Today's enterprise storage solutions have to be more flexible and agile than ever to address three important and rapidly evolving requirements.
January 02, 2014 Four use cases for deploying flash storage in the enterprise sponsored by Dell
Flash storage is becoming much more affordable—and more realistic—as an option for enterprise compute environments. Organizations can now buy solutions from Dell that deliver flash at a price point equivalent to that of legacy hard disk drives (HDD). What’s more, Dell storage solutions are delivered in a proven architecture that addresses all of the characteristics enterprises require for mission-critical applications, including resiliency, reliability, simplified manageability, agility and simplified scalability.
January 02, 2014 How Dell makes enterprise flash storage affordable sponsored by Dell
Cost has been one of the key factors limiting more widespread use of flash storage in enterprise computing environments. However, for many use cases where the speed of flash can make a critical difference in application performance, cost is becoming less of an issue as a result of these important developments.
September 23, 2013 Utilizing a single platform to simplify resource pooling sponsored by Dell
Even in the best of environments, computer infrastructures tend to grow haphazardly. When the business needs a new server, more storage capacity or new network switches, the equipment often gets ordered without proper consideration given to where it will be located, how much space it will take up or how much power it will consume.
September 23, 2013 What to look for in a converged infrastructure sponsored by Dell
Converged infrastructures have become one of the critical factors driving IT decision-making today. Why? Here are three obvious reasons.
September 23, 2013 Gain efficiencies across server, storage and network stacks through convergence and automation sponsored by Dell
The critical resources of an IT infrastructure have to work cohesively to successfully deliver services and applications to the business. The deployment of servers, networks and storage has to be choreographed and orchestrated for speed, agility, reliability and consistency. If any one aspect of the infrastructure is not up to the task, the whole thing can come apart and critical applications may perform poorly or, worse, not at all.
September 23, 2013 Enabling VDI through a converged infrastructure sponsored by Dell
The virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) market is growing rapidly, with deployments beginning to approach some of the lofty expectations analysts predicted several years ago. About 80% of companies with 5,000 or fewer employees are now considering VDI as part of their IT strategies, according to research from Dimensional Research.