Small-business IT strategy News
December 20, 2016
A venerable Massachusetts precision tool supplier looks at 3D and virtual reality and sees a new way to improve customer service.
November 29, 2016
What's it like to be the CFO at an industry-disrupting startup? The CFOs at Blue Apron and Redfin shed light on the startup mindset at the 14th annual MIT Sloan CFO Summit.
October 07, 2016
An IT exec at a recent tech leader conference says cloud isn't always best for his company's ever-growing volumes of data -- stirring a different sort of cloud buzz.
October 06, 2016
CIO recruiter Martha Heller investigates how CIOs are transforming the IT operating model to better partner with the business. (Hint: Digital innovation belongs to everyone.)
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The future of computer vision looks bright following a string of tech acquisitions in the field, most recently by Google. Also in Searchlight: Microsoft COO exits; Gartner forecasts uptick in cloud adoption. Continue Reading
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CISO responsibilities are both expanding and shifting to other departments. CEB's Jeremy Bergsman sorts out the future state of IS, privacy and the risk ecosystem. Continue Reading
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A startup mindset may be just the thing to get organizational elephants to tap dance. Here are a few lessons from early-stage companies, extracted from our 2016 coverage. Continue Reading
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In the first of this two-part tip on IT vendor governance, Pace Harmon Director Dan McMahon lays out how vendor governance responsibilities are changing at leading companies. Continue Reading
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A worrisome trend is emerging as more organizations adopt agile practices -- disavowal of project status reports. Continue Reading
The terms SLO and SLA are often confused, but as you’ll learn in this expert tip, there are key differences. Continue Reading
Shawn Wiora, CIO at Creative Solutions in Healthcare, pursued an end-to-end cloud strategy, which resulted in improved security, better performance and IT cultural transformation. Continue Reading