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  • 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.'

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  • 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.

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