Your Cloud Provider Is Not The Boss
Cloud providers deliver great infrastructure and applications, but they are not in charge of the entire customer experience. That job still belongs to IT.
Microsoft's Earnings: 6 Takeaways
Shareholders have questioned Microsoft's strategy. Will this week's strong earnings report persuade skeptics that the company is on the right track?
ITIL's Next Chapter
The IT Infrastructure Library, or ITIL, gets a new caretaker in January. Here's what joint venture Axelos has planned for the best practices.
How Would You Build IT From Scratch?
What's holding back big companies? You're not willing to burn the boats. The CIO mindset needs to change dramatically if enterprise IT is to remain relevant.
Hadoop 2.0 Goes GA: New Workloads Await
Apache's Hadoop upgrade, now in general availability, goes beyond MapReduce and promises better options for SQL-style querying, graph analysis and stream processing.
MetLife Hosts Big Data Party
MetLife gathers its data scientists and analytics experts from around the globe to share best practices, spark new ideas. Should your company follow suit?
Never Hate Your Job Again
We work in the most transformative profession of our day. Despite the deep dysfunction in most organizations, we have no business being disgruntled.
IT's Reputation: Broken Bad
If Coca-Cola had a brand that was the equivalent of IT today, they would kill it and start again, says Blackstone Group CTO. He shares 4 processes IT leaders can use to change IT's bad rep.
BlackBerry's 11th Hour: How It Can Survive
To pull out of its death spiral BlackBerry needs a financial savior -- plus the willingness to promote the heck out of cool-but-neglected features like the keyboard and multitasking.
Will CDO Steal CIO's Leadership Role?
Nicholas Carr was wrong; IT does matter. But the tech that matters most now is data, leading to a possible leadership coup by chief data officers and chief digital officers.