- May 05, 2014
Say hello to open data; the agricultural industry gets "smarter"; and UNICEF innovates: The Data Mill reports.
- May 01, 2014
While in past years cloud computing and virtualization have consumed IT department budgets and focus, now mobility and BI are squarely in the mix.
- April 18, 2014
IT upgrades and social data mining better equip Boston Marathon organizers for their 118th year; plus, soft robotics and Microsoft's forced update.
- April 14, 2014
BI and analytics will experience rapid adoption in 2014 as BI vendors face a changing market.
- April 08, 2014
What skills do CIOs need to develop or bring in-house to take on big data and advanced analytics? Here are some not-so-obvious candidates.
Sponsored by Citrix - To meet a demand that arose overnight for supporting remote work on a massive scale, IT and security teams within organizations needed to act fast. At the beginning of the pandemic, they were stuck with the tools at hand. Typically, this included a VPN and basic anti-malware/antivirus software, which provided a level of protection that can only be described as “okay.” However, as attackers focused on the new vulnerabilities arising from remote work, organizations found they required much more protection. Since the attack surface increased, a cohesive approach to securing remote work became necessary. See More
Sponsored by Dell Technologies - Increased complexity is one of the biggest challenges facing IT teams in building and managing multicloud environments. Using different management tools for different platforms, whether private or public clouds, makes it harder—if not impossible—to effectively manage costs, security, governance, performance, compliance and availability. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Recognizing that enthusiastic and empowered employees achieve at a far greater level, the most successful organizations have made a positive employee experience a central part of their operating strategy. But plans to improve the employee experience were knocked askew when the pandemic hit and remote work became the norm, whether the business was ready or not. Organizations had to find ways to improve the remote employee experience overnight. To their credit, IT teams and management were largely successful. See More
Sponsored by Dell Technologies - IT teams can significantly mitigate risk in moving workloads to the cloud by using familiar technologies, processes and skill sets across all environments, from the data center to the edge to multicloud environments. See More
- April 02, 2014
Is an optimized future within our grasp? With prescriptive analytics, it just might be. Learn more in this month's issue of CIO Decisions e-zine.
- March 20, 2014
Dell CIO Andi Karaboutis talks about the demand for SMAC -- social, mobile, analytics and cloud -- and Dell IT's progress on self-service analytics.
- March 11, 2014
In this CIO Essential Guide, learn how CIOs in high-level careers in IT are driving their enterprises -- and profession -- forward.
- March 03, 2014
Businesses' abiding love of Excel, the struggle to integrate data, the rising role of data temps and big data royalties: The Data Mill reports.
- January 20, 2014
Hadoop 2.0, big data security, and the future of work: The Data Mill reports
- January 16, 2014
In this SearchCIO interview, Walgreens CFO Wade Miquelon talks about IT strategy and the difference between a good idea and capturing business value.
- 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.
- December 31, 2013
TechTarget's Annual Salary and Careers Survey polled 1,771 professionals on their current earnings, the mood in IT and salary expectations for 2014.
- December 23, 2013
Big data and semantic analysis, virtual personal assistants for everyone and IT resolutions: The Data Mill reports.
- December 10, 2013
Providing adequate protection for corporate data is a top-of-mind concern across IT. In this guide, learn how to protect your information assets.
- December 09, 2013
Analytics 3.0, the 'data as a corporate asset' quiz and 'hellabytes': The Data Mill reports.
- 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.
- December 02, 2013
Predictive analytics and crunchy questions, data visualizations and good design: The Data Mill reports.
- November 27, 2013
At The Original HoneyBaked Ham Co. of Georgia, there's no such thing as data for data's sake.
- 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 26, 2013
It's human nature to want to categorize the world around us. But is this desire to classify becoming a bigger part of our nature at the expense of creativity because of … IT? Computers encourage ...
- 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 13, 2013
The collision of the electronic health records and the Affordable Care Act has brought even more complexity and uncertainty to the role of IT in the health care industry. One could make the case ...
- November 13, 2013
At the 45th annual SIMposium, health IT CIOs talked about how technology is changing just about every aspect of health care, except one: the importance of leadership.
- November 11, 2013
Uncomfortable conversations about the ethics of big data and the virtues of transparency: The Data Mill reports.
- November 04, 2013
Facebook and relational databases, social television, and open data: The Data Mill reports from Strata Conference + Hadoop World.
- October 28, 2013
What are companies such as Macy's, Tesco, American Express and Wal-Mart Stores doing with big data? The Data Mill reports.
- October 08, 2013
Live from the 2013 Gartner Symposium ITxpo, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discusses why Microsoft licensing is so complicated.
- October 07, 2013
When to call it quits with data, the power of a name and performing surgical marketing: The Data Mill reports from Predictive Analytics World.
- October 03, 2013
In this Essential Guide, learn how CIOs are planning for the future of mobility, aligning consumer devices with bring your own technology trends.
- September 30, 2013
Combatting cookie stuffing, smoking out dubious URLs, designing for behavior change and selling the company culture: The Data Mill reports.
- September 23, 2013
Leadership, maturity models and core value streams: How Bose IT has blended Lean Six Sigma and Agile in its SAP environment.
- 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 09, 2013
In this week's Searchlight: Jeff Bezos's purchase of The Washington Post turns a page in the digital age; a unique spin on data collection and more.
- August 05, 2013
OODA loops, the death of the IT department and personal privacy. The Data Mill brings news from the Gartner Catalyst conference.
- July 09, 2013
The 2013 SearchCIO IT Leadership Awards honor the effective leadership styles of leading CIOs and IT executives. Here, we introduce our finalists.
- July 02, 2013
The 2013 SearchCIO IT Leadership Awards honor the top CIOs and IT executives in the enterprise space. Here, meet our finalists.
- June 24, 2013
The 2013 IT Leadership Awards honor the leadership and management skills of CIOs and IT execs in the midmarket space. Here, we reveal our finalists.
- May 15, 2013
The rise of the chief procurement officer raises questions about the role of IT.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- March 26, 2013
In a big data era, one of the sacrificial lambs is personal data privacy. This is a risk for each of us and the companies we work for.
- March 01, 2013
A look back at the history of business intelligence and analytics reveals where data analytics has been, where it stands, and where it’s going.
- February 19, 2013
Companies have long considered metadata secondary to analytics and data management programs, but with the advent of 'big data,' that's changing.
- January 28, 2013
Why do some CIOs have a big impact on their companies and others don't? A recent study lays out the leadership qualities that make all the difference.
- January 18, 2013
Once a standard desktop, Windows OS and Microsoft office productivity software were easy choices for IT. Why things have gotten much more complicated.
- January 08, 2013
What can the 2012 election teach CIOs about data analysis? Collecting the right data is important, but using it to change behavior is what matters.
- December 04, 2012
AWS cloud computing services have been around for six years, and Amazon is now comfortable attacking enterprise computing head on.
- November 27, 2012
IT executives offer insights into how they are managing network capacity in light of the mobile IT influx.
- November 16, 2012
Understand how the business makes money. Focus on continuous improvement. Ten secrets of success of some of the nation's top CFOs speak to CIOs too.
- October 25, 2012
Gartner analyst David Cappuccio lists top ten trends in the future of information technology.
- October 23, 2012
Digital disruption is associated with speed and surprise. But CIOs need to know that incremental change also has strong disruptive potential.
- 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 20, 2012
Winning awards often comes down to writing a captivating nomination. Here's what the judges are looking for in our sites' 2013 IT Leadership Awards.
- September 14, 2012
In the coming data wars, many companies will be left out in the cold, and big data analytics won't be their only problem.
- 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 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.
- August 30, 2012
Use these free PICK chart templates as a resource to help IT and the business organize ideas and prioritize IT projects.
- August 13, 2012
In this week's roundup, as the title suggests, read three different ways of creating competitive advantage. Plus, why CIOs need to start questioning the green-ness of cloud.
- 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 02, 2012
In this guide to IT sustainability practices for CIOs, learn how to make your company greener through technology innovation.
- July 27, 2012
This week's roundup finds former tech stars who won't be up on a podium anytime soon, the dark (Hat) side of innovation and heroic leadership lessons.
- July 24, 2012
Green technology solutions are a vital part of Janet Claggett's CIO role.
- 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 10, 2012
As more of your data center becomes virtualized, succeeding at capacity management increasingly depends on using the right tools.
- July 03, 2012
Girls Who Code seeks to give teenage girls the skills to pursue degrees in technology and join the sparse ranks of women in computer science.
- June 26, 2012
Expert Joseph Flahiff explains why Agile practices aren't just about "being fast," and discusses other misperceptions about managing Agile projects.
- 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 19, 2012
CIOs looking for allies in the IT revolution will want human resources on their side in facing the challenge of tech hiring.
- June 18, 2012
In this week's roundup of interesting items from around the Web, we present a musical key to social CRM, Google's search for love and more.
- June 13, 2012
Fearing the financial risk, many companies are missing out on IT talent by not considering hiring remote workers or paying for relocation.
- June 08, 2012
After the LinkedIn hack, here's what you need to do to ensure you and your users are safe from password-hacking programs.
- June 08, 2012
It's easy to forget how breathtakingly quickly mobile IT made its way to the enterprise. Educating, not just providing access, will be key for CIOs.
- June 05, 2012
Does your CIO skills repertoire include the ability to "helicopter"? Then do I have a job for you!
- June 04, 2012
In this week's roundup, we have a list made up primarily of lists -- how meta! Included are social media tips and a general how-to on being a good CIO.
- June 01, 2012
Traditional metrics, such as IT spend as a percentage of revenue, don't always work. Find out why in our latest CIO Matters column.
- June 01, 2012
Some of our readers responded to a recent story about the perceived soft skills gap in IT suggesting the talent leaders are seeking could be all around them.
- May 22, 2012
CIOs who master new technologies and wring value from legacy systems are great, but what CEOs really want is a partner in creating competitive advantage.
- May 18, 2012
When security protocols are neglected, data isn't the only loss. A breach in Utah cost the state CIO his job and possibly his reputation.
- May 18, 2012
Read about this week's biggest tech news, including Facebook's long-awaited IPO and the SEC's guidance on cybersecurity.
- May 12, 2012
In this week's roundup, we make a highly unscientific link between motherhood and mobile strategy and get a glimpse of Siri's possible true calling.
- May 10, 2012
Mobile computing is burning up the enterprise in more ways than one. A new report on mobile spending adds a piece of kindling to the rage.
- May 09, 2012
Whether it's a conversation about websites, business intelligence, sales, you name it -- all roads lead to mobile app design.
- May 08, 2012
Interest in the ways rival companies are using technology to gain a competitive advantage has risen sharply among business leaders.
- May 04, 2012
Do CIOs care enough about gaining a competitive advantage—or is collegiality the secret of success in IT?
- May 04, 2012
This week's roundup of bits from around the Web includes two interesting looks at tech innovation. Plus, could your Facebook profile help save a life?
- May 03, 2012
When it comes to retaining your IT talent, it's about more than benefits and job security -- workplace culture matters too. It's the intangible (and sometimes tangible) practical lessons in keeping ...
- May 01, 2012
What creates the most bottlenecks when it comes to a change management strategy? One expert outlines the biggest offenders.
- April 28, 2012
This week's roundup of tidbits from the Web includes ways of promoting innovation, as well as talent in the workplace.
- April 27, 2012
Soon after Google launched its Drive cloud storage service, data privacy and security worries arose.
- April 26, 2012
CIOs don't get any respect from CEOs on innovation leadership. Don't get miffed, follow the money.
- April 23, 2012
This SearchCIO-Midmarket.com IT Leadership Award finalist engages students in a technical training program with a new learning management system.
- April 20, 2012
Having good IT project management skills can mean knowing when you don't need them.
- April 19, 2012
Where do you rank in using predictive analytics? New research and two Ivy League data scientists suggest that if you do it all, you're way ahead.
- April 17, 2012
Dan Sheehan leaves the CIO post at Dunkin' Brands for the COO position at Modell's Sporting Goods.
- April 17, 2012
The best comments on the role of the CIO often don't make it into stories. Here's a collection of insightful and often humorous CIO side comments.
- April 12, 2012
Security and compliance remain top concerns for CIOs seeking cloud service providers, but vendor lock-in isn't far behind.
- April 02, 2012
Business transformation, and how the CIO can bring this to bear through adaptability and a bit of a human touch.