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July 18, 2014
IBM and Apple's pact to usher in analytics-enabled mobile apps to enterprises could be the start of a powerful friendship -- and spell doom for rivals. Plus, Google Q2 earnings and Oracle tackles Hadoop, all in this week's Searchlight.
July 11, 2014
CIOs chasing top tech talent might want to look past age on a resume. Silicon Valley firms are turning to high schools to edge out the competition; plus millenials could automate their own demise and high-tech veggies in Searchlight.
June 06, 2014
In this #CIOChat recap, participants discuss why information technology skills gaps are a concern and how to close those holes.
May 30, 2014
It's official: Apple buys Beats from Dr. Dre. Also in Searchlight, Google diversity report reveals the uncomfortable truth and the IoT gets a high valuation.
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Interruption science is the study of how disruptions from current tasks affect employees on the job. As part of the larger field of workplace psychology, the study explores the impact of interruption on employee stress, job satisfaction and ... Continue Reading
Goldbricking is wasting time on the job. In an office environment, employees typically waste time on the Internet, a variation of goldbricking known as cyberslacking. The term originates from a phrase of the late 19th century, "sell someone a gold ... Continue Reading
IT skills gap (information technology skills gap) is a term referring to the difference between existing workplace knowledge and the talents required to fulfill an IT organization's needs to align with business objectives. Continue Reading
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For the San Jose Sharks, employee morale and back-end integration factored heavily into choosing an enterprise social network tool but, as SearchCIO discovers, every company has its own reason for upping its ESN game. Continue Reading
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The best enterprise social networks are fine-tuned to corporate culture. Using gamification to spur employee adoption of ESNs will depend on your workforce and industry regulations. Continue Reading
Intel's mindful awareness program introduces employees to new skills for dealing with the always-on demands of the digital age. In the future, will businesses become more 'brain aware?' Continue Reading
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To combat the negative effects of multitasking, a handful of Intel employees took matters into their own hands and introduced a mindful awareness program. Continue Reading
This month's #CIOChat asked participants, 'What is rogue IT?' Responses highlighted benefits, pitfalls and strategies for CIOs. Continue Reading
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