6 proven strategies for evaluating and prioritising IT projects
Within most large organizations – as well as smaller businesses – time and resources are in short supply yet high demand, making project selection more difficult. Evaluating and prioritizing projects can be complex, but this vital first step can negatively impact the business if not assessed carefully.
VMware CIO: 'I've worked for a lot of evil people in my career'
Attracting and keeping talent is the top challenge today, he says, and it takes more than money.
How to tackle change management in an era of automation
CIOs must revamp IT systems, processes and staff roles, thanks to the rise of automation facilitated by artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things and analytics.
CISOs learn 5 tough lessons about conveying security risks
Honesty can still be the best policy, but there are some precautionary measures to take.
How 4 organizations connect veterans to IT jobs
More than 50 percent of post-9/11 veterans will experience a period of unemployment after they return from service. Here are four organizations leveraging IT to help military veterans find employment.
4 ways running IT is like directing a Hollywood movie
Tomorrow's IT projects will use rapidly assembled casts of specialists, with a digital strategy officer role emerging to take the lead as the project producer and director.
Meet the woman helping Britain to make better decisions with data: Office for National Statistics director Heather Savory
Heather Savory's job is to improve data capability both within the ONS and across Whitehall plus oversee their tech, business and digital services
How to create enterprise apps employees will actually use
Enterprise apps are becoming the norm in the workplace, but too many are unappealing to employees. Here are the most important items to consider if you want to build compelling internal mobile apps.
IT pros should focus on largest public cloud providers
Forrester Research predicts large enterprises will shift their focus to public cloud vendors in 2016. It also warns that the market will consolidate around industry stalwarts and IT pros should reformulate their cloud decisions accordingly.
Organisations sloppy about securing privileged accounts
While most companies have processes in place for managing administrative and other privileged accounts -- the sorts of credentials frequently used in high-profile data breaches for the past several years -- most do a poor job of enforcing those processes.
9 research projects that could transform the enterprise
From unstructured data mining to visual microphones, academic labs are bringing future breakthrough possibilities to light.
Microsoft CEO takes a collaborative approach to cybersecurity
Microsoft CEO Nadella talks of company's role in an ‘ecosystem,’ saying partnerships and top-to-bottom protection and detection critical to battle emerging security threats.
CISO proposes cybersecurity co-op to fend off hackers
The CISO of Rockwell Automation thinks a cybersecurity co-operative, comprised of top information security engineers from several companies, could serve as a salve to the talent shortage and also offer and an improvement over managed security service providers.
What end of support for SQL Server 2005 means for CIOs
Microsoft’s support for SQL Server 2005 ends in April and just like with Server 2003, you should take the end-of-life announcements from Microsoft seriously.
5 IT industry predictions for 2016 from Forrester and IDC
The continued dominance of the cloud, and the continued shortage of talent paint a perplexing picture of the state of IT next year.
Intel taps former Qualcomm exec to run PC, IOT and software businesses
Intel appoints Venkata Renduchintala as president of Client and Internet of Things (IoT) businesses and Systems Architecture Group
How machine learning will affect your business
Machine learning won't replace all of your employees with computers or suddenly double your revenue, so how does it change the way businesses operate?
Employees cause information security breaches in 3 out of 4 companies: Kaspersky Lab
73 percent of companies affected by internal security incidents.
What CRM data tells you about your sales methodology
Salesforce.com, like most CRM systems, is sales-methodology agnostic. But CRM data can show you a lot about problems in that methodology.
Dell-EMC deal will 'set back innovation,' Sun co-founder Vinod Khosla says
Instead, businesses should look towards startups to provide innovative solutions.
What Microsoft's new developer strategy means for CIOs
Microsoft’s cross-platform, open source development and devops tools are maturing. That matters more to enterprises than a growing list of free tools.