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The disruptor's secret; expert tips for adaptive leadership

Want to be a disruptive leader? Start by mastering the art of asking questions, Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski writes in her latest Data Mill column, where she also addresses how CFOs are capitalizing on big data.

According to Agile development guru Jim Highsmith: “You can’t plan your way into solving uncertainty; you have to act your way into solving uncertainty.” Read Highsmith’s 2015 prescription for adaptive CIO leadership and find out how to streamline your business strategy.

It’s time to stop pondering the IT skills gap and adapt leadership, training and recruiting styles to resolve it, says IT business strategist Harvey Koeppel. In his latest column, Koeppel shares twelve ways to resolve the IT skills gap.

Attention, entrepreneurs! Knowing what you need and how to get it is key to starting a successful business. Read SearchCIO small-business columnist Bryan Barringer’s tips on how to raise the capital needed to launch your business.

According to a survey by IDG Enterprise, 2014 has been a generally positive year for cloud computing. Read the results of the survey and find out what IT executives cite as this year’s biggest challenges.

Scratch Wireless Inc. dreams big with “Wi-Fi First” mobile phones. Is it the next mobile disruptor or just a blip in the mobile evolution timeline? Features Writer Kristen Lee talks to Scratch Wireless CEO and Gartner researcher Brian Blau to find out.

In the latest IT Compliance Advisor roundup: The federal government scrutinizes Apple’s security practices; plus, two U.S. business alliances are pushing for greater data management transparency, and a new study shows that Americans remain suspicious of online services and government spying.

Is your project pipeline in check? Test your knowledge of project management essentials with SearchCIO’s newest quiz and review some of our recent stories.

Are you considering a hosted private cloud? With the release of a Forrester Wave report comes important information for IT leaders to consider when evaluating hosted private cloud providers.

When it comes to data security, it’s important to know the basics. Data protection expert Winn Schwartau discusses modern information security essentials and why companies must remember the fundamentals when developing cybersecurity strategy.

Finally, discover the power of social collaboration in engaging small business employees and improving overall business efficiency and confidence in this CIO Symmetry blog post.

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