Digital business management
- March 14, 2014
Searchlight looks at whether the appification trend is bad for tech as a whole, plus a plea for the Web's future, Google is full of Fiber and more.
- March 07, 2014
From the Fusion CEO-CIO Symposium, Searchlight looks at what dooms a digital strategy. Plus, Apple calls shotgun, Facebook wants drones and more.
- February 21, 2014
In Searchlight: CIOs must focus on the potential, not just the problems, of wearable tech. Plus, WhatsApp with Facebook, another big hack and more.
- February 07, 2014
Searchlight looks at the potential of Bill Gates' new advisory role at Microsoft. Plus: Facebook turns 10, Watson cares about your feelings, and more.
- January 31, 2014
This week's Searchlight looks at how omnichannel strategy could return Foursquare to relevance. Plus: A Google AI buy, 'angry' NSA tactics and more.
- January 29, 2014
Digitization makes information so easy to access and disseminate that it comes in waves and piles up like mountains -- and the volume can make a day spent in proximity to a computing device, in ...
- January 27, 2014
Products built by data for data collection, more data vs. better models, and next-gen search engines: The Data Mill reports from the IACS symposium.
- January 17, 2014
Searchlight looks at why CIOs need to up their cyberthreat defenses. Plus: Google gets even more connected, the net neutrality ruling and more.
- January 13, 2014
Credit card bust-out fraud, the power of YouTube and conflict prediction: The Data Mill reports.
- January 10, 2014
This Searchlight finds wearable technology looking and working better than ever. Plus: a harsh email lesson, the lure of ephemeral messaging and more.
- January 08, 2014
TechTarget's latest Cloud Pulse survey shows business needs trump cost savings for cloud use. IT leaders and analysts say it's about time.
- January 03, 2014
The annual Searchlight List of Lists reveals there wasn't a lot of love for tech in 2013, but technology predictions hold out a lot of hope for 2014.
- December 20, 2013
In this Searchlight: a cautionary tale about dismissing tech trends. Plus, Target in hackers' crosshairs, cyber currency mints new star, and more.
- December 06, 2013
In Searchlight, smart machines are all over the news and eyeballing human jobs. Plus: Apple gets social, a lot of passwords get stolen, and more.
- November 27, 2013
Even as enterprises become increasingly comfortable with the sometimes-dicey world of external social media, most fail to see the value of embracing enterprise social media technologies.
- November 25, 2013
Building an enterprise data strategy, collaborative filtering, algorithms and the CFO: The Data Mill reports from the 2013 MIT Sloan CFO Summit.
- November 20, 2013
Visiting Budapest, CIO Alexander Pasik realized innovative thinkers are mostly born, not made. So he developed a process to capitalize on them.
- November 18, 2013
Crowdsourcing, mobile apps and IT priorities: The Data Mill reports from Society for Information Management's annual conference.
- November 15, 2013
In Searchlight: Stack ranking? Yahoo could learn from CIOs about valuing employees. Plus: IBM will share Watson, Facebook's $3 billion bid and more.
- November 08, 2013
In this Searchlight: The Twitter IPO takes flight, CIOs should take notice; plus, a BlackBerry dilemma, a mobile shopping puzzle and more.
- October 25, 2013
In the Searchlight: Federal health site woes stem from project governance deficiency, clamp-downs on data brokering and patent trolling, and more.
- October 21, 2013
How to find rock-star developers, Twitter versus Facebook, the DNA diet and anonymous Web searches: The Data Mill reports.
- October 16, 2013
At MIT Media Lab, building a virtual digital world still hinges on leveraging an analog world of orthogonal thinkers.
- October 14, 2013
Parsing the state of digitization at Gartner Symposium and other noteworthy quotes from Google, Revlon, MetLife and 7-Eleven: The Data Mill dishes.
- October 11, 2013
The Searchlight shares some scuttlebutt from Gartner Symposium and matches it up with innovation news from Disney, a big data privacy 'd'oh' and more.
- September 09, 2013
A data scientist call to arms, say hello to NFC jewelry, and the Magic Quadrant for mobile app dev platforms: The Data Mill reports.
- September 06, 2013
CIOs know that money matters in their cloud implementation efforts. Join SearchCIO Sept. 25 to discuss cloud economics and the best places to invest.
- September 03, 2013
LinkedIn's semi-structured data shines, CVS responds to social media finger wagging, and Microsoft does the shuffle, The Data Mill reports.
- August 26, 2013
Building a community cloud for cancer research, make-it-yourself data and a new report on emerging tech: The Data Mill reports.
- August 23, 2013
In the Searchlight: What social shopping means to CIOs. Plus: Zuckerberg 'likes' developing nations, a scary series of outages and more.
- July 12, 2013
In this week's Searchlight, Samsung shows how not to do a mobile app launch, plus fun and games with data privacy, the perils of sideloading and more.
- June 21, 2013
From the E2 conference in Boston, Searchlight looks at how cloud migration can be beneficial whether you win or lose, unlikely innovation and more.
- June 20, 2013
SearchCIO's Nicole Laskowski was at the E2 Conference this week. Here's what she picked up for The Data Mill.
- June 20, 2013
Digital disruption trends come and go as quickly as the tides. In this Twitter recap, E2 conference attendees discuss disruptive innovation shifts.
- June 07, 2013
In this week's Searchlight: IBM puts billions into being a public cloud provider, science thumbs its nose at Verizon, keeping cloud honest and more.
- May 31, 2013
In this week's Searchlight: Google's next move in personalization, what's on Tim Cook's mind, new challenges to Net neutrality and more.
- May 13, 2013
SearchCIO's recent social engagement tweet jam questioned CIOs' responsibilities when it comes to collecting data. Read more in this recap.
- May 10, 2013
Are you using gamification in business? In SearchCIO-Midmarket's recent tweet jam, we ran down reasons that a gamification incentive plan might fail.
- May 08, 2013
Employees sharing TMI on social collaboration tools is alarming IT leaders. In this recap, tweet jammers discuss efforts to secure collaboration.
- May 07, 2013
Is the newest 'killer application' doomed to fast extinction? In this recap, SearchCIO tweet jam followers talk about the time suck of social tools.
- May 03, 2013
This week, Searchlight considers whether an Amazon-ruled enterprise cloud services space could be good. Also: handling big data, VDI benefits and more.
- May 03, 2013
Can social media engagement change the business model? In this SearchCIO tweet jam recap, learn how these tools are reinventing the business.
- April 26, 2013
In this week's Searchlight: Why CIOs ought to forget about enterprise cloud computing, the new next thing in big data, the new digital age and more.
- April 25, 2013
Join SearchCIO's virtual infrastructure strategy tweet jam on June 26, covering virtualization technology for networks, storage and more.
- April 25, 2013
Connect with SearchCIO on Twitter May 29 to discuss project and portfolio management strategies for better spending, planning and accountability.
- April 19, 2013
The power of social media to inform, connect, heal and perhaps even help solve major crimes has made it an indispensable asset in times of crisis.
- March 29, 2013
In this week's Searchlight: Amazon plays disruptor once again with its buy of social networking site Goodreads, cyberattacks get scarier and more.
- January 04, 2013
Searchlight points to the future and find that DCIM is a rising star in the data center, the next big thing in 'big data' and other technology predictions.
- December 13, 2012
Turning your enterprise architecture into a framework that's business-centric and customer-focused is hard work, and more art than science.
- December 07, 2012
In this week's SearchCIO.com Searchlight, a wild stat shows why CIOs need a social media presence and mobile strategy. Plus, dealing with 'big data.'
- December 05, 2012
Three years into its journey to becoming a social enterprise, Electrolux has overcome setbacks to build a social model that fires on all cylinders.
- December 04, 2012
AWS cloud computing services have been around for six years, and Amazon is now comfortable attacking enterprise computing head on.
- October 12, 2012
This week the Searchlight aims its beam upward for a look at public cloud use from a variety of angles and the latest on Congress v. data brokers.
- 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?
- October 03, 2012
Read how University of Nebraska CIO Walter Weir pulled off a massive email cloud migration with relative ease.
- September 26, 2012
A chief information architect is handed a challenge: build an enterprise social network for the best brains in the world.
- September 25, 2012
A Deloitte survey suggests executives and workers hold vastly different opinions on the importance of enterprise social media to corporate culture.
- September 20, 2012
A specialty approach could be the answer for cloud service providers looking to ease enterprise CIO risk and compliance concerns.
- September 18, 2012
WITI founder Carolyn Leighton discusses the art of negotiation, women CIOs and why money talks.
- September 18, 2012
Cloud service providers can serve their customers better by coaching them through gray areas of security and compliance.
- September 14, 2012
Unified communications and social collaboration are different, often competing tools in the quest for anytime, anywhere (with anyone) computing.
- September 13, 2012
The rise of Generation Facebook means that new rules must be applied to managing and empowering employees via social networks; here are a few to start.
- September 12, 2012
Cost savings, security assurances, ease of use and consumerization all have a hand in growing popularity of cloud-based storage.
- September 11, 2012
CIOs say digital media strategy leads business innovation and competitive advantage project initiatives, according to Harvey Nash CIO 2012 survey.
- September 06, 2012
The social networking revolution is upon us, but will it change business for the better? It will go only as far as the people participating in it.
- September 05, 2012
Cloud service provider execs from Microsoft, Amazon.com, Rackspace and Salesforce.com take on the intricacies of SLAs and data ownership.
- August 31, 2012
"Social business strategy" might be just another buzzword -- or it might be a chance for the CIO to take on a powerful new enterprise role.
- August 30, 2012
When President Obama asked Reddit users to ask him anything, he gave CIOs a lesson in business transparency.
- August 30, 2012
Execs from cloud providers Microsoft, Amazon, Rackspace and Salesforce speak on top customer questions: security, outages, SLAs and data ownership.
- August 28, 2012
Enterprise social networking and collaboration efforts come with high failure rates. Here's how to beat the odds.
- August 15, 2012
As companies shift to enterprise cloud computing solutions the need for cloud-specific IT skills is growing. But what's the net effect on job count?
- August 14, 2012
Social collaboration tools aren't new, but new technology can make 'groupware' work this time if CIOs keep their eye on a few key steps.
- August 13, 2012
FedEx is banking on gamification to motivate its 300,000 employees to share knowledge on its new social collaboration platform.
- August 10, 2012
For CIOs moving to cloud services to save money, or shorten time to market, another question should be top of mind. How green is cloud computing?
- August 07, 2012
GE gets tens of thousands of knowledge workers to adopt a new social collaboration platform in the blink of an eye. Here's how.
- August 03, 2012
The one undeniable fact of IT transformation is the inevitable loss of IT jobs, for both buyers and sellers. Why CIOs still have time to fix things.
- July 26, 2012
In this second of a two-part discussion of the four forces reshaping corporate IT roles, Andrew Horne addresses the impact of cloud and BYOD.
- July 24, 2012
Green technology solutions are a vital part of Janet Claggett's CIO role.
- July 23, 2012
With the emergence of analytic cloud tools, will CIOs' talent for data position them to lead on energy efficiency?
- July 13, 2012
This week's roundup of bits from around the Web includes some amazing tech innovation, social collaboration tips and a rather forgettable anniversary.
- July 05, 2012
American Airlines' mobility guru offers three tips for getting enterprise mobile apps off the ground.
- June 29, 2012
The Microsoft vs. Apple saga continues with Surface, but enterprise domination is out of their hands.
- June 29, 2012
Is it true that retiring baby boomers are driving new innovations in technology, or is it just a case of correlation, not causation?
- June 27, 2012
Are you investing in business intelligence and big data analysis in your organization? Read our recent coverage on the importance of BI metrics.
- June 26, 2012
Has Microsoft just solved a huge CIO problem with its acquisition of Yammer, or laid a trap for IT in a bring-your-own-device era?
- June 15, 2012
What happens when two technology executives disagree on cloud computing security? A very interesting discussion but no conclusions about what to do.
- June 15, 2012
With Microsoft acquiring enterprise social networking startup Yammer, the value of social media is on the rise. CEOs want corporate social networking ASAP.
- June 06, 2012
Every company takes its own route to BI and analytics, as IT leaders from TJX, Boston Properties and Wayfair reveal at CIO gathering.
- May 31, 2012
Get cracking on big data and analytics or go home, says a panel of data experts at the recent MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
- May 25, 2012
The CIO role was under the microscope at MIT this week. Will CIOs be the standard bearers of the IT revolution or just stuck cleaning up the mess?
- May 24, 2012
A chief digital officer's bullishness on Agile development methodologies and transparency led to NYSE Euronext's Web success.
- May 23, 2012
With CFOs increasingly enticed by cloud metrics, CIOs must understand CFOs' love of cloud computing solutions -- and also know when to push back.
- May 18, 2012
Read about this week's biggest tech news, including Facebook's long-awaited IPO and the SEC's guidance on cybersecurity.
- April 05, 2012
Some enterprise IT leaders are only dipping their toes into cloud solutions. Others, however, have taken the -- carefully considered -- plunge.
- April 02, 2012
Business transformation, and how the CIO can bring this to bear through adaptability and a bit of a human touch.
- March 09, 2012
A unified communications strategy where workers are empowered to make decisions comes up against management's need to control.
- March 01, 2012
Users will stay away from social collaboration platforms that lack relevant content, no matter how many bells and whistles they have.
- January 23, 2012
The CIO role is stretching further into the outer limits of the "extended enterprise."
- January 19, 2012
How IT shops are changing and whom CIOs need to hire are big topics in the age of cloud and mobility. Should consumer advocates be on the list?
- October 06, 2011
Kraft Foods' push to become a more virtual, digital enterprise is driven by savings on hard costs and a lot of marketing know-how.