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?
SDN: Beware Of Blinders
Everyone's talking about software-defined networking, but choosing actual products and vendors probably feels more like a round of blackjack than an RFP.
The Buck Stops At BYOC
IT professionals gave into user demands with BYOD. But allowing employees to mix corporate data and personal clouds is going a step too far.
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.
The DDoS Smash-And-Grab: Be Prepared
You are more likely to fall victim to a DDoS attack as each day passes. Assume you will be a hacker's target, and get ready with a remediation plan.
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.