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Future Of Work: 5 Trends For CIOs
Social business, big data, and the Millennial workforce are just some of the trends causing disruption. Here's how CIOs can stay ahead of the curve.
No Reason To Buy A Tablet Anymore
The natural number of personal electronics devices is two: one in the pocket and one in the bag. Now, thanks to ever-larger smartphones and the latest 2-in-1 laptops, order is being restored.
Coding School For Kids
Spurred by Finnish and German models, programming schools for young children gain popularity in Europe.
IT Vs. Seth Meyers: 5 Great IT Jokes
Readers responded to a call for IT humor with a pile of jokes and stories, in anticipation of Late Night host Seth Meyers’ keynote at Interop. Here are 5 that stood out.
Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
APT Equals FUD
The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
5 Steps To Effective API Management
Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
Hybrid Cloud: All About The Network?
When a database must stay tucked away in an enterprise data center, running a dependent service in the public clouds spells "latency." Or does it?
5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture
Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier organization.
Smartwatches Need A Disrupter
Current smartwatches don't offer enough useful features to catch on with consumers, says analyst. Will Apple change that?
The Quantified Self On Steroids
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.