• December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    IDC prediction for IoT 2015: It's a doozy

    Market research firm IDC presented its 2015 predictions for the IoT this week, and my first reaction was, "This one's a doozy!" To put it another way: CIOs and CISOs, prepare for a massive flood of ...

  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    Why CIOs need to think like venture capitalists

    If you had the opportunity to be the next Uber would you take it? An innovative technology could mean a company's big break or, as in the case of Uber, disrupt an entire industry. Nowadays, ...

  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    IT Salary Survey infographic; MIT Sloan CFO Summit coverage for CIOs

    Are you happy with your IT job? Many are, according to TechTarget's 2014 IT Salary and Careers Survey, but why? Our brand new infographic reveals some of the reasons behind increased compensation ...

  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    CIOs urged to take risks, or risk being Uberized

    The pushback against Uber offers a lesson in risk-taking for CIOs. Also in Searchlight: Black Friday loses sales steam, but Cyber Monday is stronger than ever, especially for smartphone users.

  • December 04, 2014 04 Dec'14

    Finding KPIs that matter to the business

    Finance leaders from emerging, medium and large companies offer insight into identifying KPIs that 'move the needle.'

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  • December 03, 2014 03 Dec'14

    Happy or not? A tale of non-financial KPIs

    Not all key performance indicators (KPIs) are effective. Some are barely understood by the people instrumental to the outcome being measured. To help employees understand the meaning of KPIs, ...

  • December 03, 2014 03 Dec'14

    The benefits and broader applications of a multichannel strategy

    Is a multichannel strategy right for your organization? In this #CIOChat recap, participants evaluate the usefulness and scope of multichannel customer engagement.

  • December 03, 2014 03 Dec'14

    Why multichannel customer engagement strategies matter

    Interactions with brands across many avenues are now the norm for consumers. Enterprises looking to capitalize must get their multichannel customer engagement strategies in order.

  • December 01, 2014 01 Dec'14

    LevelUp CFO shares four tips on digital data safety

    Without enterprise security, mobile payment platform company LevelUp could not stay in business. Here are four components of its security strategy.

  • December 01, 2014 01 Dec'14

    Breach response plan is a must for enterprise security

    As data breaches mount, the C-suite is being pressed to take part in enterprise security. At the MIT Sloan CFO Summit, top financial, legal and security experts imparted advice.

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    The road to innovation is paved with questions

    Hal Gregersen gave a keynote at the MIT Sloan CFO Summit last week, and he came armed with a jarring statistic. "The average kid sitting in a one-hour class during a one month period asks one ...

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    The disruptor's secret; expert tips for adaptive leadership

    Want to be a disruptive leader? Start by mastering the art of asking questions, Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski writes in her latest Data Mill column, where she also addresses how CFOs are ...

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    The key to startup culture: 'Work hard, play hard'

    After visiting startups for the past few months to gather footage for my Startup Spotlight series, a few cultural commonalities stand out to me: a fun and relaxed atmosphere, the willingness to ...

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    Be a mobile governance kingpin, not an anarchist

    I'm writing this note on my company-issued laptop while working at home after "regular" business hours. When I'm done, I might Netflix an episode or two of Breaking Bad on the same laptop. I'll ...

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    Social collaboration can engage SMB employees, unlock opportunities

    Small businesses and startups are known for a culture of innovation and a willingness to take risks in order to stand out. Just take a gander at Scratch Wireless, the latest headliner in ...