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Content tagged with Strategic CIO posted in March 2012
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Joslin Diabetes Center, Sermo Expand Online Collaboration
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
Diabetes Center will partner with Sermo, one of the largest social networking sites for U.S. physicians, to improve patient care.
Apple Supplier Foxconn Will Reduce Working Hours
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
Fair Labor Association association finds significant issues with factories in China operated by Apple supplier Foxconn, which said it would reduce hours for some workers.
5 Reasons To Hire An IT Career Coach
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
IT career coaches don't come cheap, but they can help you address crucial issues ranging from mentorships to preparation for the C-suite.
No Hands-Free Phones In Cars: Why Stop There?
Commentary  |  3/30/2012  | 
Let's outlaw distracting passengers in the name of safety. Or perhaps we can regulate a one-gag-per-passenger rule.
FBI's New Sentinel System: Exclusive Look
Commentary  |  3/30/2012  | 
Our first look at the FBI's $451 million case management system reveals a user interface and features with the look and feel of a PC application.
White House Shares $200 Million Big Data Plan
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Obama administration announced plans to fund R&D push for big data analysis, for applications ranging from health to defense.
10 Essential Android Apps For SMBs
Slideshows  |  3/29/2012  | 
No glitz, no glamour, just results: These 10 budget-friendly Android apps help SMB users simplify everyday tasks and power through to-do lists.
CIO Profiles: James A. Goetz of Convergys
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
The Convergys tech chief is using real-time analytics to improve customer service.
7 Habits Of Innovative IT Leaders
Commentary  |  3/29/2012  | 
There's no manual for innovation, but consider these expert best practices and reader lessons learned.
SuccessFactors Jam: Sweeter Than Salesforce.com Chatter?
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
SAP's recently acquired cloud business extends a Chatter-like social networking platform to 15 million subscribers at no charge.
Cloud Vendor Brings CFOs Closer To ERP Data
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Host Analytics adds business intelligence capabilities so top execs can better anticipate future revenue.
Google Apps Vault Promises Easy E-Discovery
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Understanding and managing corporate correspondence can be simple and affordable, Google contends.
Today's Hottest Health IT Jobs Are Epic
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Got Epic Systems implementation experience or certifications? If so, you're among health IT's most sought-after professionals.
10 CIOs: Career Decisions I'd Do Over
Slideshows  |  3/28/2012  | 
Listen and learn as leading CIOs share the decisions they'd do over, from misusing outsourcing to adopting tech too early.
FBI, Army Tap Epic Games For Training Simulations
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Intelligence and military agencies license the game engine behind Gears of War and Mass Effect to simulate decision-making, medical, and crime-scene scenarios.
Is That Healthcare Website Making You Sick?
Slideshows  |  3/28/2012  | 
Many healthcare websites provide valuable information that can help prepare you for the next doctor's visit. But some serve up misinformation that just might land you in the hospital. Here's how to tell the difference.
CIO Profiles: James Knight Of Chubb
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Chubb's tech chief is helping to shake up the way the insurer measures IT effectiveness.
IT Decisions Hang On Supreme Court Healthcare Ruling
Commentary  |  3/28/2012  | 
Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of healthcare reform legislation could influence the direction of health IT.
Outsourcing Or Automation: No Difference To Unemployed Workers
Commentary  |  3/28/2012  | 
Some 750,000 U.S. tech and business workers are going to get the pink slip between now and 2016. Does it really matter if their jobs go offshore or are replaced by machines?
Some States Slow To Pay Medicaid EHR Incentives
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Some are making strong efforts to spread health IT, but a dozen are not yet paying providers for EHR adoption.
India Lodges Complaint Over H-1B Visa Rejections
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
U.S. makes it too difficult for foreign tech pros to enter the country on H-1B and L-1 visas, Indian commerce minister says.
AstraZeneca Pilots Microsoft Lync For Better Collaboration
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
R&D, supply chain operations, and the communications budget gain from Microsoft's unified communications suite, says pharmaceutical CTO at Enterprise Connect.
Avaya Gives Peek At Future Of Collaboration
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Awareness beats presence, Avaya says, outlining its vision for next generation collaboration tools at Enterprise Connect. Think technology that understands who's most relevant, based on your current work, not just who's online.
FBI CIO Exits, With Sentinel Project Nearly Done
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Chad Fulgham, a former Wall Street tech exec, says software development for FBI's delayed Sentinel case-management system is now complete.
Is Wall Street Losing Its IT Career Luster?
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Bonus freezes. Public resignations. Perhaps it's not surprising that Wall Street IT execs are jumping to Silicon Valley start-ups, consulting firms, and technology providers.
BlackBerrys Can Replace Eyeballs For Security Scans
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Secure biometrics via BlackBerry, anyone? NFC-equipped BlackBerries can stand in for your eyeball when using Iris ID Systems' IrisAccess platform.
6 Ways To Stop Baby Boomer, Millenial Conflict
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
IT leaders can thwart battles between the generations using these smart strategies.
Big Data Talent War: 10 Analytics Job Trends
Slideshows  |  3/27/2012  | 
A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.
Dear FTC: Privacy Power Trumps Privacy Rules
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
As it tackles consumer data privacy, the FTC needs to think less about limiting what companies can do, and more about empowering consumers themselves.
Parlez-Vous CIA? Agency Website Speaks 5 Languages
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
CIA.gov now available in Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.
Does Microsoft Know Best?
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
Microsoft, RIM and HP are among the vendors increasingly taking a "works best with our stuff" approach for new products. Consider what that means for your IT strategy.
Google Ordered To Delete Defamatory Autocompletions
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Google says Japanese court issues limited demand that covers a specific set of queries affecting a single plaintiff.
FTC Calls For Data Privacy Laws
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
Computing Cartels Shake Up IT Purchasing
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
Massive firms with global reach will emerge during the next 10 years, offering optimized stacks of computing capability on a pay-per-use basis.
Cloud Security Frameworks: A Journey or a Destination?
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
A viable cloud security framework, on the surface, it seems pretty basic and should mirror whatever security framework(s) your company has built around your legacy business systems.
Cloud Plans: Open Letter To Enterprise Application Vendors
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
One of the biggest obstacles to cloud adoption is the state of application architecture. As buyers, we must get our app vendors on board--now.
Feds Update Terrorism Data Sharing Guidelines
News  |  3/23/2012  | 
National Counterterrorism Center gets more leeway to access and analyze data collected about possible terrorist activities.
Healthcare Industry Not Ready For ICD-10: Survey
News  |  3/23/2012  | 
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) report confirms that many health organizations wouldn't have met Oct. 1, 2013 deadline.
Angry Birds Space Mirrors Real Rocket Science
Commentary  |  3/23/2012  | 
Did you know Rovio's Angry Birds Space was developed in collaboration with NASA through a Space Act Agreement? The game illustrates microgravity, a concept fundamental to current NASA experiments.
SAS Introduces Big Data Visual Analytics Platform
News  |  3/23/2012  | 
Hadoop-based storage combined with visual data-exploration and predictive analytics capabilities make new SAS platform stand apart in in-memory computing.
Most Smartphones Lost At Night
Commentary  |  3/23/2012  | 
LookOut Mobile says two-thirds of lost devices vanish from pubs and bars at night.
SMBs Use Gamification To Convert Fans Into Cash
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Here's how two SMBs are using simple games to produce profits from online prospects.
8 CEOs Speak: IT Projects That Matter Most
Slideshows  |  3/22/2012  | 
When does tech really get the CEO's attention? Listen as CEOs from Lowe's, Coke, and other companies explain the tech projects that are indispensable to business goals.
How To Make Information Security Everyone's Problem
Commentary  |  3/22/2012  | 
Use self-interest and propaganda to change employees' attitudes about endpoint security.
RIM Loses Canada To Apple
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
So much for hometown loyalty: Canadian businesses are increasingly trading their Research In Motion BlackBerrys for Apple iPhones.
White House 'Green Button' Initiative Eyes Electricity Savings
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Effort to help people manage electricity usage expands, with backing from nine utilities, a developer challenge from the DOE, and third-party Web and mobile apps.
Google In Decline? Critics Protest Too Much
Commentary  |  3/22/2012  | 
Google remains well positioned despite its missteps and setbacks.
NYC To Apply For .nyc Domain
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Aims to generate revenue and bolster city’s profile for business, tourism, and other activities.
Will Google Big Query Transform Big Data Analysis?
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Search giant unveils cloud-based analytics service that will speed advertising data analysis and help companies sidestep the big-data skills gap.
Moxie Brings Workforce And Customer Collaboration Together
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Software maker says CRM and enterprise social communities can help each other.
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