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July 18, 2014
The challenges startups face range from securing office space to finding affordable housing for the team when salaries are low or non-existent. Here's how PayPal is lending a helping hand with its Start Tank incubator.
September 26, 2013
Two top CIOs give their quick takes on proving up the value of social media and collaboration tools.
February 19, 2013
Dell's global CIO talks about a new BYOD program, social networks and her relationship with CEO Michael Dell.
October 05, 2012
Cloud applications will be everywhere someday, but new research says there are still a lot of doubters. What's behind this data?
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Without governance, BYOD will quickly turn into mobile chaos. SearchCIO expert Bryan Barringer lays out the fundamentals of forming a mobility governance team. Continue Reading
Monetizing your mobile application isn't easy. In this SearchCIO tip, three experts share the secrets behind monetizing their mobile apps and offer advice on how you, too, can develop a successful app. Continue Reading
PayPal’s wholesale move to an Agile methodology was built on ‘four pillars,’ took seven months and changed the way 4,000 IT and product people did their jobs. Here’s how it got done. Continue Reading
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How can CIOs assess cloud spending and avoid sprawl? In this tweet jam recap, IT execs and experts discuss how to cut the cost of cloud computing. Continue Reading
Smaller PaaS providers or the usual suspects? Gartner's Yefim Natis discusses the pros of partnering with PaaS startups and how to avoid the cons. Continue Reading
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