How To Be A CIO And A Woman
You don't have to choose between being a tech leader and a woman, some powerful role models declare. Is there any more powerful message to young women considering IT careers?
VDI Performance and Cost: A Deeper Dive
Lab tests aren't perfect simulations, but they do help businesses decide whether a virtual desktop infrastructure is for them. Here's why I stand by my advice on VDI and storage costs.
How IT Can Stay Relevant
Leaders and staffers alike had better stay focused on helping out, no matter what that looks like.
Banks Must Ditch Legacy IT
Banks with decades-old IT systems are struggling to adjust to the changing regulatory and financial landscape.
H-1B: Ripe For Reform
20% of H-1B petitions granted last year went to just four firms, all outsourcers. That's just one of several proofs that the controversial visa program is hurting U.S. tech.
Big Data Fakers: 5 Warning Signs
Data falsification at research institutions to make results look better is nothing new. Here's what it can teach us about misuse of big data in business.
Why PC Sales Are In Free Fall
Microsoft's hardware and software strategies for Windows 8 have been miserable failures so far. A rumored 7-inch Surface is one avenue for them to turn the tide.
How To Bug Mitch McConnell's Office
"Bugging" in the context of politics raises images of burglars messing with telephones and clunky tape recorders in the Oval Office. Now you'd just use malware.
When Will the Old Phone Networks Die? Not Soon
Old phone systems never die. They just fade away. The phone companies that run the copper-based POTS (Plain Old Telephone System) may want to do away with it in favor of more modern, flexible and profitable technologies, but it's not going anywhere soon.
Facebook Home: You Are the Product Being Sold
Once again, Facebook has found a new low. Facebook Home, their Android skin, is an attempt to grab hold of users and not let them go, to make them think that there is nothing out there but Facebook.
IT Apocalypse Demands Courage
IT as you know it is not long for this world. Take these small steps to move out of the fearful realm of problems and into the realm of solutions.
How Oracle Must Reclaim Its Cool
Oracle President Safra Catz says the company's sales team will soon answer its critics. But Oracle must do much more than rev up the growth numbers.
CIOs Must Innovate Or Go Home
How can IT leaders drive profitable business innovation when they're so caught up in their day-to-day work? Learn from your peers who've done it.
Inside IBM's Big Data, Hadoop Moves
IBM DB2 adds in-memory analysis and compression tricks, while PureData System for Hadoop arrives as an appliance. But will IBM beat other tortoises in the Hadoop race?
iPhone 5S Likely to Channel Steve Jobs' Influence
The iPhone 5S, which reports say will begin production in the second quarter of 2013, was the last iPhone designed with Steve Jobs in charge. Look for incremental change. If you were expecting Apple to add a back button, you're probably going to be disappointed with the iPhone 5S.