Build Vs. Buy: A Dangerous Lie
IT's eternal debate sidesteps the complexities of a fragile talent ecosystem and creates a vicious cycle that ensures project failure.
I Hate You, Passwords
Do I really have to memorize T7%rr$4mq@z9Jpp# so I can follow password best practices?
3 IT Lessons From Entrepreneurs
Think startup culture exists in some alternate reality where normal business rules don't apply? Far from it. In fact, CIOs can learn a lot from entrepreneurs
7 Ways Wearables Will Go To Work
Smartwatches, smartglasses, smart ID badges, and activity trackers will all find a home in the enterprise and change how we do our jobs.
When The Open Cloud... Isn't
Cloudscaling CEO Randy Bias argues that using public APIs and open-source code doesn't make your cloud service "open."
Better Videoconferencing In The Cloud
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why advanced HD desktop videoconferencing systems are a smart choice for enterprises, and offers 12 tips for using them effectively.
How Government Can Make Open Data Work
The Obama administration has set the right goals with its Open Data Policy, but agencies need to do more to liberate their data. Here are six suggestions.
How FedRAMP Lifts All Cloud Ships
FedRAMP's role in making cloud services more secure also helps agencies offset some of the complexity of their IT operations, says NIST's Ron Ross.
A Tale Of Two Cyberheists
Both Target and SnapChat recently fell victim to high-profile security breaches, but the long-term damage to SnapChat will be much greater. Here's why.
5 API Questions To Ask
Before signing on for the new crop of “everything as a service,” do some digging into the application programming interfaces that tie things together
IPv6 Decision Time
Carriers and enterprises can try to squeeze as much life out of IPv4 as possible, or make an orderly transition to IPv6 now. Which will you choose?
Tech Policy Is Not A Religion
"Digital libertarians" and "digital technocrats" want us to believe their way is the truth and the light. It's not that black and white.