• December 15, 2015 15 Dec'15

    CIO role in terror fight plausible -- but not yet likely

    Last week, I asked cybersecurity experts about their reactions to calls from President Barack Obama, Congress and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Silicon Valley tech giants to ...

  • December 11, 2015 11 Dec'15

    The struggle of innovation teams; should big tech help fight online terrorism?

    The mass shooting in San Bernadino, Calif., and other recent horrific acts of terrorism have spurred politicians everywhere to call for a means to make it more difficult for terrorist groups to use ...

  • December 11, 2015 11 Dec'15

    Should big tech join the fight against online terrorism?

    U.S. calls on tech giants to combat terrorist threats online. Also in SearchLight: Yahoo to split; Bitcoin founder, found and lost; Zuckerberg under fire for giving away billions.

  • December 09, 2015 09 Dec'15

    Prospects are bright for CIOs and chief data officers who work together

    CIOs and chief data officers will own data strategy, if they can learn to play nice. Plus, is the United Airlines customer engagement app cool or creepy? And a gimmick to build C-suite trust: The Data Mill reports.

  • December 09, 2015 09 Dec'15

    The current state of the chief data officer

    Are chief data officers having a moment or is all the CDO talk hype? According to Google Trends and Google Analytics, it's likely a little bit of both. That was the gist of an analysis of the CDO ...

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  • December 09, 2015 09 Dec'15

    Oracle's top 10 CIO challenges in 2015: Were they yours?

    Oracle published a list back in February of the top 10 CIO challenges in 2015. Last week, Richard Wendell, founding board member of the MIT-affiliated International Society of Chief Data Officers, ...

  • December 08, 2015 08 Dec'15

    Enterprise innovation teams struggle to show what makes them special

    Innovation leaders at the recent FutureM conference make it clear that enterprise innovation teams are still a work in progress.

  • December 08, 2015 08 Dec'15

    #CIOChat: 2016 technology trends and predictions

    What 2016 technology trends are set to dominate the enterprise? Share your IT predictions in our end-of-the-year #CIOChat on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m. EST.

  • December 07, 2015 07 Dec'15

    Big companies cozy up to startups to drive innovation

    How does a big company that is not exactly at a loss for new product ideas drive innovation? When a PepsiCo division focused on "breakthrough innovations" was looking for a second opinion on a slew ...

  • December 07, 2015 07 Dec'15

    Forrester: ‘Irrational fear’ holds down cloud desktop use

    Got desktop as a service? Probably not. A recent report from Forrester Research says most organizations aren't lining up for the PC-sized version of cloud computing -- at least not yet -- citing ...

  • December 07, 2015 07 Dec'15

    Private cloud fading, hybrid cloud ascending, Forrester says

    Part one of this two-part interview with Forrester Research analyst Glenn O'Donnell focuses on desktop as a service, a cloud computing category the research outfit said is having trouble making it ...

  • December 04, 2015 04 Dec'15

    The rise of the programmable economy; the present and future of AI

    As our technology changes, so do our business transactions. In this two-part feature, Editorial Director Sue Troy explores how our current economic systems will keep pace with technology like IoT ...

  • December 04, 2015 04 Dec'15

    Gilbane Conference: HBR's IT team uses Agile and wins a seat at the table

    At the Gilbane Conference, Harvard Business Review shared how its IT team became a partner to the business. Also in SearchLight: Yahoo's board might sell core business; NSA shuts down surveillance.

  • December 04, 2015 04 Dec'15

    Is deep learning the key to more human-like AI?

    Deep learning is generating buzz in the AI community. Microsoft's Eric Horvitz and Facebook's Yann LeCun explain why this type of machine learning is so thrilling.

  • November 30, 2015 30 Nov'15

    Harvard roboticist assembles corps of far-out machines

    A swarm of mechanical flies. A sheet of material that folds itself into an insectoid robot and scampers off. A Gumby-like figure using thick limbs to crawl across the floor. They're not the stuff ...