• February 23, 2016 23 Feb'16

    U.S. lacks law to make Apple help bypass encryption

    The government is using a 1789 law to get Apple to help the FBI bypass encryption on an iPhone used by a suspect in the San Bernardino killing spree.

  • February 23, 2016 23 Feb'16

    Life under a new encryption law

    There's no law requiring Apple to decrypt information on a phone connected to December's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. But what if a new encryption law were passed?

  • February 19, 2016 19 Feb'16

    VR might be headed to the enterprise; Apple-FBI's 'backdoor' battle

    Think augmented and virtual reality technologies are just for gamers and those looking to impress their dinner guests? Think again. In this week's Data Mill column, experts at Deloitte discuss how ...

  • February 19, 2016 19 Feb'16

    Apple fight gives glimpse of a 'backdoor' world

    A federal court orders Apple to help feds unlock a phone in its San Bernardino case; CEO Cook opposes. Also in Searchlight: AT&T reveals 5G plans; IBM's blockchain gambit.

  • February 15, 2016 15 Feb'16

    Augmented and virtual reality make a play for the enterprise

    Augmented and virtual reality are breaking out of the consumer space and into the enterprise. Deloitte explains why it's a good time for CIOs to get ready: The Data Mill reports.

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  • February 12, 2016 12 Feb'16

    Obama's cybersecurity plan draws muted praise; CIOs step up in mobile app delivery

    The federal government is stepping in to take on cyberthreats. In President Obama's new $19 billion national cybersecurity proposal, he aims to significantly beef up cybersecurity, but will it be ...

  • February 12, 2016 12 Feb'16

    Obama's $19B cybersecurity plan takes aim at cybercrime, underscores skills gap

    President Obama's new national cybersecurity plan will beef up cyberdefense, but does it do enough to close the cyber-skills gap? Also in Searchlight: The Obama family's Wi-Fi is patchy; Twitter posts lackluster earnings.

  • February 11, 2016 11 Feb'16

    Two CEO-CIO partnerships on display at CIO conference

    Does it make a difference if the CIO reports to the CEO? These two CEO-CIO partnerships make the case for a reporting line to the top.

  • February 09, 2016 09 Feb'16

    The CEO-CIO business partnership in action

    Two dynamic CEO-CIO relationships were on display at the SIM Boston Technology Leadership Summit, proving that reporting lines count for CIOs bent on shaping business goals.

  • February 05, 2016 05 Feb'16

    Intel diversity report shows progress; how to bolster security in the cloud age

    Intel's annual diversity report was released this week, shows that it's made some headway into increasing its workforce diversity: 43.1% of new hires last year were women or minorities, and there ...

  • February 05, 2016 05 Feb'16

    Intel report puts spotlight on diversity at work

    A new report from Intel on its efforts to increase diversity at work is noteworthy for its transparency. Will it spark industry change? Also: Yahoo struggling to keep employees; wearables' upward trend.

  • February 01, 2016 01 Feb'16

    Want to go the private cloud computing route? It's no breeze

    Private cloud computing comes with many benefits, but building and managing it is no simple feat. Does your company have what it takes?

  • February 01, 2016 01 Feb'16

    The private versus public cloud dilemma: Start with cost

    Building a private cloud offers a host of appealing benefits, including a scalable computing base and speed as a result of standardization. It's a cloud implementation that has worked wonderfully for some organizations, including financial services ...

  • January 31, 2016 31 Jan'16

    IT job skills, digital mind-set in short supply

    In the shift to digital business, compensation for IT job skills is more volatile than ever, as companies struggle to incorporate cutting-edge technical skills into old business models.

  • January 31, 2016 31 Jan'16

    Digital business disruption roils the manufacturing sector

    Annals of digital business disruption: David Foote follows the money and finds that hard-core manufacturers are coming to terms with the digital era.