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August 15, 2014
CIOs battle their own privacy demons as SpiderOak and other vendors attempt to protect customer data from NSA snooping. Also in Searchlight: Cisco cuts 6,000 jobs and the Internet could grow too large for its gear.
January 16, 2014
In this SearchCIO interview, Walgreens CFO Wade Miquelon talks about IT strategy and the difference between a good idea and capturing business value.
June 15, 2012
What happens when two technology executives disagree on cloud computing security? A very interesting discussion but no conclusions about what to do.
April 12, 2012
IBM CIO Jeanette Horan is testing out role-based management for IT delivery, with job function the determining factor behind such programs as BYOD.
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