- March 12, 2019
The Trump 2020 budget calls for ways to upgrade the consumer experience with RPA and user-friendly interfaces. But legacy systems continue to take the lion's share of IT funds.
- October 31, 2018
At Harvard Business School's recent Tech Conference 24, three panelists discussed the potential need for regulating social media platforms by an independent, quasi-governmental system.
- August 22, 2018
Instilling ethics in AI systems is a low priority for CIOs aiming to harness the power of machine intelligence. That's a mistake, warned Darin Stewart at the Gartner Catalyst event.
- May 04, 2018
The days of corporate IT as a back-end function with its practitioners relegated to the basement are long over. But IT strategy in 2018 has its own host of challenges.
- February 28, 2018
E-discovery technology has become an integral -- and essential -- element of the modern legal process, but a new report suggests attorneys are still struggling to embrace the technology. A survey ...
- July 28, 2017
Verité, a non-profit organization focusing on labor conditions in international supply chains, turned to a no code product to boost efficiency and manage complex projects.
- October 11, 2016
Still looking for a way to make sense of the current political season? MIT's Laboratory for Social Machines has created Electome, an analytics tool that tracks election conversation. Dubbed a ...
- August 12, 2016
This week, the news of Delta Air Lines' computer outage soared high, while Delta flights remained grounded. Over 2000 flights were cancelled and delays still continue. In Searchlight, associate ...
- July 22, 2016
CIOs have a part to play in adopting the enhanced data transfer pact. Also in Searchlight: Survey says majority of companies not ready for digital business; Dell-EMC merger is close to done.
- June 20, 2016
Having a tough time defining an IT security strategy able to take on big data and the Internet of Things? The panelists on the “Big Data 2.0: Next-Gen Privacy, Security and Analytics” session at ...
- May 31, 2016
To bridge the security gap, CISOs should take a more active role and sell security to the business, says Delta Dental of NJ's head of information security.
- March 21, 2016
A data lake implementation can provide enormous flexibility for analyzing all types of external and internal data -- but not without these three requirements.
- September 25, 2015
Cloud computing watchers touted the hybrid approach as fast and fortified at the Hybrid Cloud Summit on Thursday. Also in Searchlight: China on cyberattacks; Apple sets target date for an electric car.
- August 20, 2015
Industry experts think Windows 10 will become the leading OS for enterprises. Will businesses jump on the bandwagon? Join #CIOChat on Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. EST to discuss.
- August 07, 2015
- August 07, 2015
Digital transformation is full of unknowns, but having a platform to enable transformation isn't one of them. MIT's Jeanne Ross explains in this Q&A.
- June 19, 2015
The FCC slams AT&T with a $100 million fine, a move many are calling a victory for net neutrality. Also in Searchlight: The FBI probes Cardinals for hacking Astros; a changing of the guard at Microsoft.
- June 05, 2015
This week, Tim Cook delivered strong words on consumer privacy and how other digital companies do business. Also in Searchlight: Caitlyn Jenner beats Obama's Twitter record; Yahoo will live-stream an ESPN game.
- April 08, 2015
The news of Informatica going private might set off alarm bells for CIOs, but experts say the move could turn out to be a positive development for customers and company alike.
- November 19, 2014
Bracing for another wave of consumer tech: CIOs and enterprise collaboration experts weigh in on Facebook at Work.
- May 09, 2014
Cue the fireworks: Tom Wheeler hints at new FCC Net neutrality rules driven by paid access; plus, strategic planning and 3-D phones -- in Searchlight.
- April 04, 2014
This week on SearchCIO.com, we dished up expert advice pertaining to prescriptive analytics, cloud security and shadow technologies. CIOs hoping to conquer the next business frontier should look no ...
- February 28, 2014
In the Searchlight, protecting data is getting more hands-on as Snowden leaks mount. Plus, get moving on big data, get hired at Google and more.
- February 10, 2014
Visualization tools for spreadsheets, telling data stories and the power of the 1%: The Data Mill reports.
- 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.
- April 24, 2013
A breakthrough like big data comes around only once in a blue moon. Here's what business executives need to do to capitalize on it.
- April 24, 2013
Building a successful big data strategy takes discipline, imagination and a CIO who can work with the business. Here's how to do it.
- March 15, 2013
In the Searchlight: Don't base big decisions on big data analytics alone; plus project management's big secret and FUN with BYOD.
- February 08, 2013
This week's Searchlight illuminates some dark predictions for BYOD and applications. Plus our semi-regular reminder of the vast power of social media.
- December 13, 2012
Turning a technology-focused enterprise architecture into a business architecture calls for a business solutions architect with the right stuff.
- 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.
- November 01, 2012
As businesses confront a world with rising energy costs and shrinking resources, a sustainable IT strategy can be a key enabler for change.
- October 22, 2012
A seasoned CIO acts as the governance and leadership beacon for a statewide health care initiative spanning 12 groups and millions of dollars.
- June 29, 2012
The Microsoft vs. Apple saga continues with Surface, but enterprise domination is out of their hands.
- May 01, 2012
What creates the most bottlenecks when it comes to a change management strategy? One expert outlines the biggest offenders.
- April 20, 2012
Having good IT project management skills can mean knowing when you don't need them.
- March 28, 2012
Doing self-service BI right still requires structured and governed data management.
- March 23, 2012
Are cloud service providers fueling major job growth, or just re-employing workers bumped by the cloud?
- March 20, 2012
The ACT-IAC recently gave out technology innovation awards to government programs using IT to improve services and automate paper-based operations.
- March 14, 2012
Big data makes the problem of data silos even bigger. Or does it? Either way, CIOs must make big changes to get the most out of big data analytics.
- February 16, 2012
Up against the Nevada foreclosure crisis, Las Vegas CIO Joseph Marcella uses, improves and shares IT services to help beat the lousy odds.
- November 30, 2011
For some CIOs, IT and business alignment has gotten personal. The alignment that matters is between individual employees and strategic business goals.
- November 22, 2011
Two business process management veterans share how they succeeded at business process improvement and set up a BPM program for continuous enhancement.
- October 18, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Here at the ARMA International 56th Annual Conference and Expo, records information managers cringe a little when their Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (GARP) get ...
- August 31, 2011
Ford Motor's mobility expert gives an inside view of how and why the car giant introduced bring-your-own-device programs to 70,000 of its employees.
- August 10, 2011
A look at how enterprise IT execs have deployed desktop virtualization, the benefits they have realized and the challenges they faced along the way.
- August 09, 2011
Virtual desktop infrastructure no longer is the end-all solution for desktop virtualization, and the technology's business use cases are shifting.
- June 27, 2011
Setting social media policies is a tricky and potentially costly process that varies widely based on an industry's regulatory requirements.
- June 14, 2011
No matter how big the outsourcing contract, accountability should be an inside job. CIO Linda Jojo explains why outsourcing is all about governance.
- June 02, 2011
In this CIO Innovators video, Manulife Financial Corp. CTO Harry Pickett describes IT innovation as a function of the IT governance structure.
- April 12, 2011
IT executives create a culture of innovation by focusing on information before technology, and fostering line-of-business and IT teamwork.
- March 31, 2011
In an era of built-out IT infrastructures -- when innovation of owned technology is the rule -- lean operations can cut costs, as they did at Nationwide Mutual Insurance.
- March 29, 2011
IT innovation is what happens when there's no money for new equipment but plenty of fresh ideas emanating from all parts of the business.
- February 03, 2011
As IT executives decide whether cloud risks outweigh the benefits of moving to the cloud model, the debate continues.
- February 02, 2011
The top 10 public cloud computing risks -- from security to legal ambiguity -- and how IT executives and industry experts advise dealing with them.
- October 18, 2010
End-to-end monitoring tools for the cloud and the enterprise promise to provide IT a view inside virtualized environments and the cloud.
- September 16, 2010
There's no turning back mobile devices' invasion of the enterprise. CIOs need to put mobile phone security policies in place to control these uninvited guests.
- September 01, 2010
The IT service catalog is a linchpin of ITSM, but is hard to create and manage. Here an expert advises where to begin, what to avoid and why CIOs should make a catalog a priority.
- August 31, 2010
Some 30 years after it began, the ITIL framework can still furrow the brow. Where do you start? Can you choose between V2 and V3? We get some clarity from two ITIL experts.
- July 22, 2010
Formal data governance programs are still the exception rather than the rule. Learn why your organization needs one, plus five preconditions necessary to ensure success.
- July 15, 2010
CIOs debate the merits of IT chargeback as a holy grail of business efficiency.
- July 13, 2010
After moving to a supply demand model for IT, the German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL cut its IT business expenditures by 50% and achieved better business-IT alignment.
- July 08, 2010
IT chargeback is being put to the test by cloud computing. Which metrics can be used to charge business units for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS?
- July 07, 2010
Enterprise master data management is a big task. Some CIOs are finding quick wins by starting MDM within their business intelligence efforts. For others? It's a no-win.
- June 24, 2010
Private cloud computing is something with which enterprises are coming to grips. Check out our list of five best practices for successfully deploying a private cloud.
- June 08, 2010
CIOs can control cloud provisioning with governance around self-service and automation, while embracing an on-demand, "business technology" approach.
- May 06, 2010
Cloud service providers are being asked by IT execs to lay bare their security, data integration, compliance and performance capabilities -- and to have an exit strategy.
- April 06, 2010
Standards groups are developing cloud interoperability, portability and security standards in an attempt to ease the switch from one cloud provider to another.
- March 25, 2010
For Boston Scientific CIO Rich Adduci, the first step in IT transformation and making IT into a business partner was to tell his managers they weren't as good as they thought they were.
- March 10, 2010
Robert Kaplan, author of the balanced scorecard, talks about agile business, risk management and predictive analysis in this Q&A.
- February 25, 2010
An IT governance framework can help public agencies improve service levels and cut costs amid tight budgets. Read more about IT governance models in Massachusetts and California.
- February 17, 2010
How do you educate the business on the value of a business continuity plan before disaster strikes? Linking risks to business performance is key.
- February 09, 2010
Enterprises such as Chevron and Merck are working together to shape an emerging IT-management best practices framework.
- February 02, 2010
A look back at IT executives' state of mind and IT salaries for 2008 compared with our 2009 IT salary and careers survey.
- January 20, 2010
Agile IT can be realized with IT services management best practices and project portfolio management, but IT leaders need to clean house first.
- December 30, 2009
The value of implementing ITIL best practices is clear to IT, but not always to the business. Find out how some ITIL users increased ITIL adoption in 2009 and get tips for 2010.
- November 12, 2009
How to decide which applications to cut and which to keep when consolidating your application portfolio.
- November 03, 2009
Virginia's CIO explains steps being taken to improve oversight and performance of the state's $2 billion IT outsourcing deal, which has been beset by delays and other problems.
- October 29, 2009
A service-oriented architecture is one way to make application development more agile, a growing business requirement. Here are the top risks for SOA failure, so you get it right.
- October 28, 2009
The agile methodology is giving development organizations the "speed they need" to respond to changes in the market and bring more value to the business faster. Here's how.
- October 14, 2009
An IT governance strategy for multisourcing activities requires a multi-tier approach with participation throughout the enterprise. Read how NASA learned to govern multisourcing.
- September 02, 2009
ITSM and PPM are typically separate disciplines, but integrating them can increase visibility, help with budgeting and more. Learn more about this dynamic duo.
- August 11, 2009
CIOs reluctant to put cloud pilots into production are investing in private clouds with moves they can then take to the public cloud later.
- July 15, 2009
What goes into successful project management governance? The best mix calls for just the right amount of process and a focus on improved project completion rates.
- June 30, 2009
A solid governance model and a relationship-minded manager are crucial to the success of an IT outsourcing contract. Here's what to look for.
- June 30, 2009
Our exclusive research shows how midsized organizations are employing IT governance, with or without PPM software, for project management success.
- June 24, 2009
Nearly four in 10 large organizations use PPM software, but not all instances are created equal. New survey data shows what IT values most and how deployments mature.
- June 02, 2009
From remote access solutions to telecom contracts, our list will help you identify gaps in your business continuity strategy and prepare for outages.
- April 21, 2009
"IT governance IS about the money," said Michael Cohn, who currently heads up an eight-person IT governance committee at his accounting firm. "The IT governance committee should focus on the top ...
- March 12, 2009
IT governance in an economic recession is more important than ever, as IT organizations must align with the business, justify costs and adapt to market conditions.
- March 11, 2009
Transformative IT will enable companies to emerge from the recession ready to compete, gurus say. But big projects, it seems, are best taken in chunks these days.
- March 10, 2009
It sounds basic, but it isn't always happening: IT must partner with the business for a successful BI strategy. Here's where things go wrong.
- March 03, 2009
Cloud computing allows a firm to bring its call center in-house to improve customer service, plus integrate applications and provide executive dashboards. Here's how.
- January 22, 2009
Customers of Indian IT services firm Satyam should weigh their options as the offshore outsourcer weathers a financial scandal. In fact, here's advice for all CIOs who outsource.
- December 11, 2008
Countries like Mexico, Poland and Vietnam have strengthened their positions. Find out which countries round out the top 30.
- October 22, 2008
Strategic planning for enterprise CIOs takes on even more importance in an unsteady economy. Here are five tips for doing it properly.
- August 13, 2008
Like it or not, mobile device management means supporting multiple systems. But CIOs don't have to get tangled in a web of unmanageable devices.
- June 10, 2008
Hired to get a project management office up and running, Robert Golden ended up renovating and then running IT at Insurance House Cos. His secret weapon? Facts.
- April 15, 2008
Cloud computing is a disruptive force in computing, akin to the revolution ushered in by the Internet. The big vendors are dumping billions into new services and architecture.
- March 18, 2008
CIO Sandra Brandon has broken down barriers at historic crayon maker Crayola LLC.