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  • 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 ...

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  • 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.

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