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December 19, 2014
The FBI pointed to North Korea as the culprit behind the Sony Pictures security breach, and reports hint the foreign government may have gotten inside help. Also on Searchlight: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's flawed attempts to channel Steve Jobs; ...
September 30, 2014
Big data needs better questions; local data concierges might be the next information governance trend; and the downside of data: The Data Mill reports.
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.
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An effective configuration management system that documents critical IT systems and services is a crucial prerequisite to successful incident response processes. Continue Reading
Data currency is monetary value assigned to data so that it can be used as the unit of exchange in a transaction either as the sole payment or in combination with money. Continue Reading
A key risk indicator (KRI) is a metric for measuring the likelihood that the combined probability of an event and its consequence will exceed the organization's risk appetite and have a profoundly negative impact on an organization's ability to be ... Continue Reading
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To align configuration management and asset management processes, ITSM expert Derek Lonsdale says start with the data and use an integrated tool set. Continue Reading
IBM CIO Jeanette Horan is testing out role-based management for IT delivery, with job function the determining factor behind such programs as BYOD. Continue Reading
Shadow IT should be a serious concern for all CIOs in an age of self-service technology. Here's how to get a grip on it. Continue Reading
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In this Q&A on IT asset management strategy, read up on what it's like to run afoul of software companies' license compliance requirements and how IoT will impact ITAM. Continue Reading
With more users turning to external IT platforms to meet business needs, IT professionals must take steps to start managing shadow IT. Continue Reading
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In part five of this webcast series, find out how to improve IT governance support at your company to mitigate shadow IT and improve IT-business collaboration. Continue Reading
CIO tip: Companies are getting serious about risk management plans -- and leaning on CIOs to help them. Continue Reading
IT asset management expert Barb Rembiesa explains how ITAM best practices like IT asset standardization and rationalization reduce IT security risk. Continue Reading