Week of 09 Dec 2013 Analytics 3.0 -- the old guard masters how to build data products (09 Dec 2013)
Analytics 3.0, the 'data as a corporate asset' quiz and 'hellabytes': The Data Mill reports.
Week of 02 Dec 2013 Want better analytics? Start asking 'crunchy' questions (02 Dec 2013)
Predictive analytics and crunchy questions, data visualizations and good design: The Data Mill reports.
What are your top New Year's IT resolutions? (06 Dec 2013)
Join SearchCIO and CIO expert Harvey Koeppel for a tweet jam Dec. 18 to discuss your top New Year's IT resolutions.
In Searchlight, smart machines are all over the news and eyeballing human jobs. Plus: Apple gets social, a lot of passwords get stolen, and more.
After finding success with cloud-based IT Service Management, the University of Miami is emboldened to carry out a cloud-first approach to IT needs.
In this CIO Innovator Q&A, University of Miami's Deputy CIO tells how a drive for IT centralization led to a transformative cloud-first IT strategy.
Week of 25 Nov 2013 Many enterprises missing out on value of internal social technologies, collaboration (27 Nov 2013)
Even as enterprises become increasingly comfortable with the sometimes-dicey world of external social media, most fail to see the value of embracing enterprise social media technologies.
At HoneyBaked Ham, IT and marketing VPs Bill Bolton and Mark O'Brien constantly refresh the IT agenda with offerings that improve customer service.
At HoneyBaked Ham, IT and marketing follow the same menu (26 Nov 2013)
Rogue IT is off the menu at HoneyBaked Ham. The VPs of IT and marketing share how their teams work together to ensure customers get served right.
Building an enterprise data strategy, collaborative filtering, algorithms and the CFO: The Data Mill reports from the 2013 MIT Sloan CFO Summit.
Week of 18 Nov 2013 CIO's focus on people, innovative thinking leads to revenue-generating idea (20 Nov 2013)
Visiting Budapest, CIO Alexander Pasik realized innovative thinkers are mostly born, not made. So he developed a process to capitalize on them.
Don't be a digital underdog -- it's omnichannel or bust (22 Nov 2013)
In the Searchlight: what CIOs can learn from Best Buy's omnichannel turnaround. Plus, corporate social media done right, big data in HR and more.
Disruptive innovation theorist Clay Christensen warns CIOs to be skeptical of time-honored business tenets.
Crowdsourcing, mobile apps and IT priorities: The Data Mill reports from Society for Information Management's annual conference.
Week of 11 Nov 2013 Top CIOs know IT employees don't need morale killers like stack ranking (15 Nov 2013)
In Searchlight: Stack ranking? Yahoo could learn from CIOs about valuing employees. Plus: IBM will share Watson, Facebook's $3 billion bid and more.
As CIOs add final touches to their 2014 budgets, where should they spend or save? Talk it out on Twitter during our tweet jam on Nov. 20.
CIO tip: Companies are getting serious about risk management plans -- and leaning on CIOs to help them.
At the 45th annual SIMposium, health IT CIOs talked about how technology is changing just about every aspect of health care, except one: the importance of leadership.
Red Wing Shoe CFO Ralph Balestriere explains how his CIO and a focus on fast data are helping the business make better decisions and increase returns.
Cool or creepy? The ethics of big data is on the table (11 Nov 2013)
Uncomfortable conversations about the ethics of big data and the virtues of transparency: The Data Mill reports.
Week of 04 Nov 2013 Does high-flying Twitter IPO signal death of the social network? (08 Nov 2013)
In this Searchlight: The Twitter IPO takes flight, CIOs should take notice; plus, a BlackBerry dilemma, a mobile shopping puzzle and more.
Data camp helps Facebook establish a common language (08 Nov 2013)
When businesses focus their energies on the answers big data will provide, they risk overlooking the important role that questions play.
Can Hadoop become an ‘enterprise data hub’? (06 Nov 2013)
Cloudera recently introduced what it calls the “enterprise data hub.” Long story short: Welcome to another illustration on how to design for big data.
Facebook and relational databases, social television, and open data: The Data Mill reports from Strata Conference + Hadoop World.
Businesses say they want to be data-driven, but the truth hurts (SearchCIO | 05 Nov 2013)
Learn about the three Cs of IT governance and using analytics in part two of this CIO Innovator profile.
Driving a big data advantage with good governance (SearchCIO | 05 Nov 2013)
Far from being a drag, IT governance is a game changer in CIO team's push on big data and high-performance computing at Penn Medicine.
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.