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  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    IT's hidden issue: Copy data

    Copy data -- when used as a term and not meant as an imperative -- is a problem that every organization has, said Phil Goodwin, research director of IDC's Storage Systems and Software research ...

  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    IBM Watson Health: The cure for big data hype?

    IBM Watson Health gives doctors access to health data and insights for personalized care. What's the opportunity here for CIOs? Also in Searchlight: Yahoo buys Foursquare; Google faces EU antitrust charges.

  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    IT Priorities Survey: Pros' 2015 tech plans, projects and concerns

    What technology initiatives are IT professionals most concerned about for this year? This Essential Guide details the results of TechTarget's 2015 IT Priorities Survey.

  • April 16, 2015 16 Apr'15

    'Do you want fries with that?' Hardee's algorithm excels at upselling

    CKE Restaurants, parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains, is finding out that if you want to sell people food they didn't know they wanted, leave it to an algorithm. Recently, ...

  • April 16, 2015 16 Apr'15

    The digital effect on BPM systems

    Business processes have changed radically in the past decade, with rapid developments in cloud, social networking, mobile and analytics driving today's businesses to transform into digital companies. This requires just as radical a transformation in...

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  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    Informatica goes private; reasons to craft a bimodal IT strategy

    It was announced this week that software company Informatica Corp. is going private. Is this a good move? Laskowski details the potential benefits and drawbacks of the decision, and what it could ...

  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    White House hack: By way of Russia with help from spear phishing

    The White House got hacked again, and it all started with a suspicious email. Also in Searchlight: The FBI still wants a backdoor into your software; the Apple Watch is here.

  • April 08, 2015 08 Apr'15

    Informatica going private could be a good thing for CIOs

    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.

  • April 07, 2015 07 Apr'15

    Francis Ford Coppola muses on power of instinct in data-driven culture

    At the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit, filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola discussed the power of gut feel and why he thinks the movie business will soon be taken over by tech moguls.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    How MGM Resorts serves the digital customer

    MGM Resorts uses customer analytics to dispel a long-standing myth on how to deliver good customer service to the digital customer.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    Gartner: Bimodal IT needed to navigate centralized/decentralized debate

    Gartner urges CIOs to craft a more nuanced IT strategy that is both highly standardized and highly flexible: The Data Mill reports from the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    The marriage of mobile and data analytics

    Getting the right information to employees whenever and wherever they need it has become an increasingly tricky task for CIOs. Part of the reason is that today's mobile-tethered consumers are now data connoisseurs, and the data they produce has ...

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    Leveraging BPM to become a digital business

    The need to automate paper-based and manual workflows has never been more urgent. Can BPM help companies make the leap to digital business? Two experts weigh in.

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    The rise of Apache Spark; signs your customer service strategy is broken

    Big data requires a big, effective data processing engine. According to Databricks, their new open source data processing engine, Apache Spark, is in a league of its own. In this week's Data Mill, ...

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    The IoT is worth $3 billion to IBM. What's it worth to CIOs?

    IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    Wells Fargo continues massive data center consolidation

    Since merging with Wachovia in 2009, Wells Fargo has closed 100 data centers, decreasing its risk profile and reducing its carbon footprint.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    IoT security tips from an IoT startup

    The benefits of IoT are just as well known as the risks that come with it. And, as happens with most new tech trends, CIOs are wary of jumping in at first, Tom Pincince, CEO of Digital Lumens, an ...

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    Six signs your customer service strategy is broken

    Consultant Rick Davidson urges CIOs to take the lead on improving customer service in the digital age -- and spells out the signs of a customer service strategy gone wrong.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    In SMBs, the CFO role in IT decisions grows

    CFOs have long played a key role in making IT investments, and in recent years this influence has not only been maintained, but is growing, according to research from Gartner based on a survey of ...

  • March 30, 2015 30 Mar'15

    Is Apache Spark the next big thing in big data analytics?

    At Spark Summit East, Databricks talked up a storm about its new Spark cloud offering in an effort to distinguish the data processing engine from MapReduce and the Hadoop stack: The Data Mill reports.

  • March 30, 2015 30 Mar'15

    Integrating digital, physical touchpoints makes for better customer experience

    If businesses want a fresh and competitive mobile strategy, they'll need to break mobile out of the bubble it's been living in. "We're in a post-mobile world," said Kelly Manthey, vice president of ...

  • March 30, 2015 30 Mar'15

    Security, stability are keys to making Apache Spark enterprise-ready

    Apache Spark, an open source big data processing engine, is trying hard to become the new darling of big data. But is the technology enterprise-ready? The answer to that question is it's getting ...

  • March 27, 2015 27 Mar'15

    Graph analytics' renewed life; get friendly with CFOs to get ahead

    Graph analytics is not new, but it's taken on a new life in the enterprise—partly due to better, faster and cheaper technology. Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski explores the trend and lays out ...

  • March 27, 2015 27 Mar'15

    Google's Wall Street CFO hire underscores value of CIO-CFO alliance

    Google is the latest of the tech giants hiring Wall Street hotshots. The CIO lesson? Partner with your CFO if you want to get ahead. Also in Searchlight: Facebook turns Messenger into an ecosystem; Twitter faces a gender bias lawsuit.

  • March 24, 2015 24 Mar'15

    Goldman Sachs takes a DIY approach to graph analytics

    At Goldman Sachs, a homegrown graph analytics platform has become a tool for compliance and fraud detection. The use case is a good one because risky behavior is also social behavior, according to an expert.

  • March 24, 2015 24 Mar'15

    Speed of innovation and other top CIO challenges

    Keeping up with the speed of innovation is only one of many hurdles today's CIOs must clear. In this #CIOChat recap, take a look at the top CIO challenges in today's digital era.

  • March 23, 2015 23 Mar'15

    Forrester: CIOs will architect and operate the Internet of Things

    Although the IoT is being defined by the business right now, CIOs will end up running it, Frank Gillett, principal analyst serving CIOs at Forrester Research, wrote in a briefing. It's a pattern ...

  • March 20, 2015 20 Mar'15

    Embedded IT vs. central IT; Facebook's foray into mobile payments

    Looking to deal with the issue of shadow IT? Then it's time to rebuild the relationship between embedded IT and central IT. According to ITSM expert George Spalding, the key to solving problems ...

  • March 20, 2015 20 Mar'15

    Tresata, Databricks to tackle money laundering

    NEW YORK CITY -- Money laundering is a team sport. "The process of cleaning dirty money involves moving funds through an intricate and interconnected series of accounts," said Katie Levans, ...

  • March 20, 2015 20 Mar'15

    Facebook marks its territory in mobile payment with peer-to-peer tool

    Facebook unveils a peer-to-peer payments tool on Messenger. Is it the next disruptor in the payments market? Also in Searchlight: Microsoft and Alibaba give biometrics a try; Yahoo says sayonara to passwords.

  • March 19, 2015 19 Mar'15

    What startups can teach CIOs about IT funding

    Getting the CEO and CFO to fork over funding for innovation IT projects is never easy. At the Fusion 2015 CEO-CIO Symposium, Gartner's Barbara Gomolski advised CIOs to look at how startups raise capital. Here are three tips.

  • March 16, 2015 16 Mar'15

    Bimodal IT may already be in your organization, you just have to find it

    Having the right talent in your organization is crucial to success. When a company is lagging and just can't seem to pull ahead of the competition in its marketplace, one solution is to acquire a ...

  • March 13, 2015 13 Mar'15

    Profiting from your digital strategy; PayPal boosts innovation via startup acquisition

    Are CIOs being seduced by digital eye candy instead of thinking about profitability? In the latest Data Mill, Mark McDonald, managing director at Accenture, gives tips on how CIOs can maximize ...

  • March 13, 2015 13 Mar'15

    The Apple Watch: A boon for the business or business bauble?

    Behold, the Apple Watch. Will third-party apps make it the next big thing for the enterprise? Also in Searchlight: Tech blog GigaOm abruptly closes its doors; AP sues the U.S. Justice Department for Hillary Clinton's emails.

  • March 13, 2015 13 Mar'15

    Startup acquisition gives e-commerce giant an innovation transplant

    PayPal looks to startup Paydiant to rev up its mobile strategy and catalyze innovation.

  • March 10, 2015 10 Mar'15

    Reverse mentoring turns Millennials into teachers

    In 2007, Apple introduced its first generation iPhone. Yesterday, it announced the launch of its much-anticipated iWatch. It's just one example of how consumer technology is marching on at an ...

  • March 09, 2015 09 Mar'15

    Don't fall into the old CIO trap when forging a digital strategy

    If your digital strategy doesn't include how you're going to make money from a digital initiative, you're doing it wrong: The Data Mill reports.

  • March 06, 2015 06 Mar'15

    Mobile payments race heats up at Mobile World Congress 2015

    Mobile World Congress 2015 didn't disappoint, with breakthroughs in mobile payment, Internet connectivity, virtual reality and more. Also in Searchlight: Apple Pay fraud on the rise; former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used private email for ...

  • March 05, 2015 05 Mar'15

    A successful entrepreneur tells CXOs how to build (and rebuild) company culture

    MADISON, WISC. -- When Daniel Adamany left EMC in 2007 to build an IT consultancy, his list of startup priorities didn't include building company culture. "Now it's pretty much all I think about," ...

  • March 05, 2015 05 Mar'15

    Security dominates CIO agenda

    The responsibility of securing the enterprise has been pushed onto the CIO, Linda Ban, the Global C-suite study director at IBM, said at the Fusion 2015 Conference of CEOs and CIOs in Madison, ...

  • March 03, 2015 03 Mar'15

    Legacy IT systems can be the kindest cut of all

    Should your legacy IT systems stay or go? CIOs tasked with this decision might find eliminating past-their-prime systems to be the kindest cut of all.

  • March 03, 2015 03 Mar'15

    Legacy IT systems: Keep 'em or cut 'em?

    How do you calculate the expiration date on your legacy IT systems? It's a question CIOs must grapple with as they look at which IT systems are worth keeping around, and which are on the way out. In this issue of CIO Decisions e-zine, we...

  • March 02, 2015 02 Mar'15

    Are CIOs next in line to be CEOs? Myer department store chain says yes

    Myer, Australia's largest department store chain, said Monday that it has replaced its CEO of nine years, Bernie Brookes, with Richard Umbers, 48, who joined Myer as CIO and supply chain officer ...

  • March 02, 2015 02 Mar'15

    Automation vs. computer augmentation: What's best for business?

    Tom Davenport lays out five strategies for surviving automation; big data evolves; and the high-end food industry feasts on big data: The Data Mill reports.

  • February 28, 2015 28 Feb'15

    Is the CIO job stretched to the breaking point?

    The job of the CIO has always been a big topic for us on SearchCIO. Over the years we've kept close tabs on what the CIO job entails and read the tea leaves on where it is headed, examining, among ...

  • February 27, 2015 27 Feb'15

    Do you need to fire your IT organization to drive IT business transformation?

    The CIO conferences put on by Global Business Events (GBE) are closed-door affairs intended to give IT leaders an opportunity to hear how their peers are solving problems and breaking new ground ...

  • February 27, 2015 27 Feb'15

    Combating social engineering, BYOD security woes with education

    Think that because your business is not the size of a Target, JPMorgan Chase or Sony means that you're immune from today's breed of cyberthreats? Think again. Just because small and medium-sized ...

  • February 27, 2015 27 Feb'15

    Beefing up security with self-aware apps; building a better IT service model

    Application security is becoming self-aware. A new tool called runtime application self-protection (RASP) could help CIOs boost their IT security, but some experts question whether it's ...

  • February 27, 2015 27 Feb'15

    Should enterprises place their bets on Android for Work?

    With Android for Work, Google gets into the BYOD business. Also in Searchlight: FCC votes yes on Net neutrality; sex bias lawsuit on VC firm Kleiner Perkins shakes up Silicon Valley.

  • February 27, 2015 27 Feb'15

    Government CIO launches IT shared services marketplace

    A shared technology services marketplace, like the one recently implemented by Oakland County, Mich., offers a variety of benefits to governments constrained by tight budgets, including more affordable prices for services and interesting ...

  • February 24, 2015 24 Feb'15

    So you've migrated to the cloud. Now what?

    As explained in my previous post, "Tips for a smooth cloud migration," the first big hurdle in a cloud migration is figuring out how to get all your data over to the cloud safe and sound. "Those ...

  • February 23, 2015 23 Feb'15

    Tips for a smooth cloud migration

    Migrating to the cloud may be a top mandate for CIOs, but it is no easy feat. In fact, cloud migrations "are notoriously difficult" and about 80% of them fail, Mark Broghammer, director of ...

  • February 23, 2015 23 Feb'15

    RASP helps apps protect themselves, but is it ready for the enterprise?

    A new technology called runtime application self-protection is being touted as a next big thing in application security. But not everyone is singing its praises.

  • February 20, 2015 20 Feb'15

    The CIO identity crisis; Apple car poised to shake up IoT conversation

    CIOs are at a critical point in their evolution, and they need to find a way to stay relevant in a corporate culture, according to author Jill Dyché. In part one of one of her two-part feature ...

  • February 20, 2015 20 Feb'15

    The Apple car: The perfect IoT learning tool for CIOs?

    There's buzz that an Apple car is in the works, and CIOs should use it to drive attention to IoT security. Also in Searchlight: The U.S. has been embedding spyware in foreign networks for years; Snapchat seeks $19 billion in funding.

  • February 19, 2015 19 Feb'15

    How can CIOs stay relevant in a digital enterprise?

    Are CIOs here to stay or are they a dying breed? Join our #CIOChat Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. EST to discuss CIOs' place in the digital enterprise.

  • February 16, 2015 16 Feb'15

    Hadoop security: Don't build your data lake without it

    Why security for Hadoop is different from traditional data management tools, a list of open source Hadoop security projects in the works, and CIO budget expectations for 2015: The Data Mill reports.

  • February 13, 2015 13 Feb'15

    When to cut your legacy systems; the new innovation culture

    When it comes to legacy systems, deciding what stays and what goes is no easy task. Hear from enterprise CIOs on the importance of strategizing and finding the right balance between the costs and ...

  • February 13, 2015 13 Feb'15

    Is Box enterprise key management a game changer for enterprises?

    Box wants to make the cloud your default location for classified data. Also in Searchlight: Your Samsung Smart TV might be eavesdropping; Apple takes off with JetBlue.

  • February 12, 2015 12 Feb'15

    Mobile Wallets are about more than just payments

    As of yet, no company has cracked the mobile wallet space. But that doesn't mean it won't happen eventually. The tipping point, according to Forrester Research Inc., hinges on seeing mobile wallets ...

  • February 11, 2015 11 Feb'15

    Strategic partnerships are characteristic of innovation-ready companies

    In her recently published book The New IT: How Technology Leaders are Enabling Business Strategy in the Digital Age, author Jill Dyché lists the characteristics of an innovation-ready company. One ...

  • February 11, 2015 11 Feb'15

    CIOs focus on Office 365, hybrid cloud in 2015

    With 2015 underway, SearchCIO checked in with CIOs to see what cloud projects they have in the works. Many said they are migrating to Office 365; hybrid cloud is also on the horizon.

  • February 10, 2015 10 Feb'15

    Philadelphia 76ers empower Millennials to drive innovation process

    At 150 employees, the Philadelphia 76ers organization doesn't have the manpower for a formal innovation process. Instead, this SMB is empowering its youthful workforce to create a real-time innovation culture to drive change.

  • February 06, 2015 06 Feb'15

    Distributed storage simplified; how to consolidate your apps

    Does talk of distributed storage leave you feeling confused? Tired of the messy definitions and explanations out there? Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski has you covered. In this week's Data ...

  • February 06, 2015 06 Feb'15

    FCC's bold move on net neutrality, a good move for CIOs?

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released details to regulate the Internet as a public utility. Also in Searchlight: Anthem hacked; Google and Uber go head-to-head; Target hires a new CIO.

  • February 04, 2015 04 Feb'15

    Desperately seeking security

    Your enterprise is probably no further than six degrees of separation from a damaging data breach. In CIO Decisions ezine, find out how those seeking security can turn hindsight into actionable intelligence.

  • February 04, 2015 04 Feb'15

    University CIO on meeting the challenge of application consolidation

    Utah State University's Eric Hawley considers application consolidation a chief mandate for today's CIO -- and he's prepared to do whatever it takes to deliver on it.

  • February 04, 2015 04 Feb'15

    Flexible, scalable Web-based apps get high marks from education CIO

    CIO Deepak Agarwal cut costs by nearly half in a major ITconsolidation a few years ago. Here, he talks about recent efforts to update outmoded legacy apps.

  • February 02, 2015 02 Feb'15

    Like Americanos? Then you'll love distributed storage

    Distributed storage doesn't have to be confusing. All you really need to do is think about a coffee shop. The Data Mill reports.

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    Why SMBs should consider DR as a service

    Disaster recovery (DR) is expensive -- and not just because traditional disaster recovery services come at a very high price. Other factors contribute to the financial toll of DR: underfunded DR ...

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    Snowden talks encryption drawbacks; experts dish app consolidation tips

    Is data encryption enough to ensure data protection? According to Edward Snowden, the answer is no. At Harvard University's fourth annual Symposium on the Future of Computation in Science and ...

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    FTC sounds the alarm on IoT privacy

    There are almost 5 billion IoT devices in use -- and counting. To reap their rewards, says the FTC, focus on consumer privacy, not just security. Also in Searchlight: Apple's quarter earnings make history; Amazon breaks into business email with ...

  • January 27, 2015 27 Jan'15

    CIOs are embracing software defined networks

    CIOs and IT professionals have been slow to adopt software-defined networks for a number of reasons: security concerns, lack of familiarity, and the lack of skill sets required of employees. But ...

  • January 26, 2015 26 Jan'15

    Snowden: Data encryption is good, but not good enough

    Edward Snowden and Bruce Schneier talk data encryption and privacy in a networked world. The Data Mill reports.

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    CIO talks data center consolidation; big data do's and don'ts

    Is your company looking to consolidate data centers? AMD CIO Jake Dominguez knows a thing or two about that, having consolidated 18 data centers down to two. Read Dominguez's story and get tips on ...

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    Microsoft pitches 'new category' of computing with Windows 10

    Will Microsoft's Windows 10, with a dusting of magic from HoloLens, reel enterprises and consumers back in? Also in Searchlight, President Obama targets cybersecurity in State of the Union speech; the most common password of 2014 was '123456.'

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    2015 outlook in information technology: Growth and more cloud services

    The 2015 outlook for information technology includes higher budgets and an emphasis on cloud, according to TechTarget's annual IT priorities survey.

  • January 22, 2015 22 Jan'15

    The secret to rationalizing applications

    After five decades of enterprise application bloat, it's finally happened: The business is getting on board with IT and agrees that there needs to be fewer applications. That's what Forrester ...

  • January 21, 2015 21 Jan'15

    Digitization pushes business leaders to make tech decisions

    Digital trends are transforming how businesses work, Abbie Lundberg, president of Lundberg Media, a content and engagement company specializing in CIOs and digital business, said at the Oracle ...

  • January 19, 2015 19 Jan'15

    Seven secrets to big data project success

    Are there traits that spell big data success? Are there big data pitfalls that can spell disaster? The answer is an emphatic “yes,” according to three experts.

  • January 16, 2015 16 Jan'15

    The emergence of containers; turning security hindsight into foresight

    Container software has been around for a while, but it's only just now finally having its big moment in the spotlight. In the latest SearchCIO Searchlight, Associate Site Editor Francesca Sales ...

  • January 16, 2015 16 Jan'15

    Should enterprises join the rush to use Docker's container software?

    Docker's brand of container software has tech giants buzzing. What's all the fuss about and should enterprises pounce? Also in Searchlight: Samsung-Blackberry acquisition rumor nixed; the U.S. Central Command's Twitter gets hacked.

  • January 14, 2015 14 Jan'15

    Fashion tech startups use data science to build virtual dressing rooms

    Virtusize, Clothes Horse and LoveThatFit are trying to solve a burning question for online shoppers: But will it fit?

  • January 14, 2015 14 Jan'15

    Wearables take on Parkinson's disease

    Intel Corp. really, really wants to drive the wearables bus. At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month, the chip company unveiled Curie, a "system on a chip" or SoC ...

  • January 13, 2015 13 Jan'15

    Systems diagrams help leaders manage change

    CIOs need to 'learn how to surf' the waves of change. Systems diagramming can help. The Data Mill reports.

  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    What IT terminology are you swearing off in 2015?

    Take a buzz saw to these buzzwords: In this #CIOChat recap, participants share the IT terminology they're looking to retire in 2015.

  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    CES show 2015: The Internet of Everything and smart gadgets galore

    International CES 2015 pulls out all the stops on wearables, some of them marvelous and some that, well, seem a bit dumb. Plus, selfies and drones (and selfie drones) abound.

  • January 07, 2015 07 Jan'15

    What are your top enterprise tech predictions for 2015?

    #CIOChat participants offer a gamut of enterprise tech predictions for 2015, including the evolution of big data analytics and a boom in mobile payment apps.

  • January 05, 2015 05 Jan'15

    Top stories of 2014; big data and the UN

    As we start a new year, it's the perfect time to reflect on SearchCIO's and SearchCompliance's most popular stories of 2014. Did your favorites make the list? SearchCIO's top technology pieces of ...

  • January 05, 2015 05 Jan'15

    Searchlight List of Lists: Top tech predictions for 2015

    Our annual Searchlight List of Lists shows that 2014 wasn't all breaches and tech flops. The rise of the shared economy, the splashy debut of connected devices and personal assistant apps galore were just some of the highlights.

  • December 22, 2014 22 Dec'14

    Booz Allen Hamilton's innovation blueprint

    A peek at Booz Allen's innovation practice, what Etsy looks for in a data analyst and mathematical proof that vampires don't exist: The Data Mill reports.

  • December 04, 2014 04 Dec'14

    Finding KPIs that matter to the business

    Finance leaders from emerging, medium and large companies offer insight into identifying KPIs that 'move the needle.'

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    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 ...

  • November 10, 2014 10 Nov'14

    Big text and the 2014 World Cup

    There's big data and then there's big text. Find out why they're different. Plus, the key to a data team's success: The Data Mill reports.

  • November 05, 2014 05 Nov'14

    Artificial intelligence in business: The future is now

    Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t some far-off fantasy confined to Steven Spielberg films. Smart machines, robots and other such technologies that leverage machine learning to do tasks humans would otherwise perform are already making inroads in ...

  • October 30, 2014 30 Oct'14

    The shift to technology-driven business strategies is happening

    For years, CIOs have talked about aligning technology with business strategies. That is still happening, but more often now; business strategies are formed based on technology trends.

  • October 22, 2014 22 Oct'14

    Security, cloud tied as top priorities for 2015 in CIO salary survey

    IT executives said 2015 will be the year of security, cloud computing and business intelligence/big data projects, according to TechTarget's IT Salary and Careers Survey. A lesser priority? Mobile technology.

  • October 08, 2014 08 Oct'14

    IT Salary Survey 2014: How does your information technology salary stack up?

    Find out which tech positions make the most, which IT pros plan to jump ship and where 2015 information technology salary expectations and project focus areas stand in TechTarget's IT Salary Survey 2014.

  • October 07, 2014 07 Oct'14

    IoT spurs interest in mesh networks

    The Internet of Things is spurring a new architecture for relaying data, referred to by some as mesh networking. But it may not be enterprise-ready yet.

  • September 30, 2014 30 Sep'14

    Does your big data project need a data concierge?

    Big data needs better questions; local data concierges might be the next information governance trend; and the downside of data: The Data Mill reports.

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