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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in November 2014
5 Ways To Apply 'Agile' To Customer Relationships
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
Agile development strategies improve internal productivity, but you also need to use them outside the company walls with customers.
Retired NASA CIO: Working Harder Than Ever
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
Retired from government service, Linda Cureton is putting long hours into a consulting business (but also envisioning a "real" retirement someday).
Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
News  |  11/21/2014
Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
News  |  11/20/2014
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
HHS Embraces Innovation
News  |  11/20/2014
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
News  |  11/20/2014
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Commentary  |  11/20/2014
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
H-1B Visas: What To Expect In 2015
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Demand for new H-1B visas will continue to outstrip supply -- likely by an even wider margin -- in 2015. Here's guidance for employers and employees.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
Tech Hygiene: 10 Bad Habits To Break
Slideshows  |  11/18/2014
When it comes to digital devices, a little cleanliness – both inside and out – goes a long way.
Amazon's Container Strategy, Examined
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Amazon believes it can win developers with new AWS Container Service, despite Google's big headstart.
Why We Must Move To IPv6
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
L-1 Visas: H-1B's Quiet, Powerful Cousin
News  |  11/14/2014
You're probably familiar with H-1B visas and the annual cap on them. Their lesser-discussed cousin, the L-1, has no such yearly limit.
Policies on Cloud Use
Flash Poll  |  11/14/2014
ATP: Don't Give Up On Prevention
Commentary  |  11/13/2014
As businesses rely on more complex systems with more tools from different vendors, traditional security measures are becoming increasingly inadequate.
EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.
Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
The IPv4 Sky Really Isn't Falling
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
The shortage of IPv4 addresses has more to do with misallocation than scarcity.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
News  |  11/10/2014
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Data Breaches: 8 Tips For Board-Level Discussions
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Recent high-profile breaches put you in the board's spotlight on security. Here's how to shine.
Technology Business Management: Nail Down Costs, Find Value
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Technology and business leaders from Goldman Sachs, Kaiser Permanente, and other heavyweights gather at the Apptio-sponsored Technology Business Management Conference in Miami Beach to trade ideas.
IT Resume Revamp: Senior IT Consultant
News  |  11/10/2014
Senior IT consultants face unique challenges in keeping resumes concise. Here's how an expert remade one professional's resume, plus tips to polish yours.
Facebook: 5 Things You Didnít Know
News  |  11/8/2014
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed why the social network made Messenger mandatory, his personal style, and more in a Q&A session with users. Here's a look at the highlights.
2015 Government IT Spending: 3 Suggestions
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
New procurement practices help government CTOs meet mission objectives while making the most of limited agency dollars.
How DevOps Is Like A Formula 1 Pit Crew
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
DevOps and pit crews both rely on speedy teamwork, but share a fine line between winning and stalling.
IT Talent Shortage: Ugly Truths
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
IT pros are starting to feel disposable. Wake up, IT leaders: Relationships like this don't survive.
4 Ways to Avoid Malicious Links on Social Media
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Social media remain fertile ground for hackers to expand their attacks through malware and trendjacking.
What Makes A Great IT Candidate?
Commentary  |  11/5/2014
For an IT job candidate, being qualified is just the beginning. Here are six traits IT hiring managers look for the most.
CDOs Replace CIOs? I'm Not Buying It
Commentary  |  11/5/2014
Marketing-minded chief digital officers aren't technical enough to lead the changes that companies need to make.
Will New Congress Move On H-1B & Tech Issues?
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
High-stakes bills that directly affect the tech sector in three areas -- H-1B, digital copyright, and anti-patent-troll legislation -- are stalled in Congress. But what if the Senate changes hands?
You're Sending Too Much Email
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
Myriad communications tools are available, but most of us keep falling back on email. Here's why that's a mistake.
9 IT Job Hunt Tips For Beginners
News  |  11/3/2014
Hear directly from CIOs, CTOs, and recruiters on what it takes to stand out during an IT job search.
The IT Talent Shortage Debate
News  |  11/3/2014
Tech employers say good people are hard to find. Job hunters see a broken hiring process. Both sides need to shake their frustration and find new ways to connect.


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