Healthcare IT: Public Sector Gains Momentum
Government health IT leaders are working more closely with the private sector and making greater use of commercial off-the-shelf technology to improve the quality, delivery, and interoperability of services.
IT Control Is An Illusion
With all due respect to GM's Randy Mott, doing most IT work in-house and outside the cloud isn't a winning strategy.
Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?
It's estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and even robots could bring the number down.
'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD
Phone-centric thinking must give way as mobile security, management, and development demands meet wearables, smart autos, and other digital "stuff."
Heartbleed Will Require Rehab
Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed's long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology.
What Millennial Workers Want
Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
The Sorry State Of IT Education
Our profession is rife with people capable of performing procedures they've been taught, but incapable of thinking through a problem. Here's what we need to do.
Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
When IT Managers Insult
Sometimes CIOs and IT teams get saddled with an aggressive manager who pushes all the wrong buttons. Do you know how to deal with loudmouths?
Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro
Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit -- not just credentials.
Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
Heartbleed: Making The Case For SDN
Software-defined networking technology could help protect against vulnerabilities like Heartbleed. It's time to develop a more mature SDN option.
Why Does Customer Service Suck?
Businesses need to get on the ball with implementing unified communications systems that can break down silos and improve their sinking customer satisfaction ratings.
Platform Wars Just Starting
BlackBerry is just an early victim in the platform wars. The likes of Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook will disrupt established product players in enterprises, homes, and cars.
Internet Of Things Goes Home
The "connected home" is becoming a reality thanks to improved broadband networks and mobile apps. Here's a rundown of how our homes are getting smarter.
Commodity Switches Test Cisco's Mettle
Long the networking giant, Cisco now faces threats from all sides in the form of open-source options produced by vendors including Arista, Cumulus, and Pica8.
CIOs: Always Be Strategizing
Tech leaders should constantly be connecting the dots on how software, services, and processes touch all facets of the company.