Cloud Adoption: 4 Human Costs
Moving to the cloud imposes changes on your IT workforce. Think in terms of changed expectations, education, migration and maintenance.
Ignore Facebook At Your Peril
Facebook continues to make consumer inroads, yet the social networking site makes 'real business' uncomfortable. Time to adjust.
Death By A Million Regulations
It is long past time to assess the consequences of the endless laws, codes, rules, licenses and guidelines governing just about every human activity.
Light Reading Gets IT
Leading telecom publication has a new community strategy, a new look and a renewed focus on the increasing integration of telecom and IT technologies.
The Trouble With Smartphone Kill Switches
To fight smartphone theft, public officials tell smartphone makers to add remote-deactivation, tracking and recovery features. But manufacturers may not do the job right.
Siemens: A Customer-Driven Refresh
After five years in a declining market, Siemens Enterprise Communications took the bold step of rethinking its approach to market data to focus more on customer needs.
Why Feds Are Embracing Agile
Agile development can save costs, but it also can help improve the position of the CIO and the IT organization in the agency.
Why The Hush Around DISA's Mobility Award?
Defense Information Systems Agency's contract is already reshaping the playing field for federal mobile players. But the lack of program details is a disservice to the broader mobile market.
5 Books For Aspiring CIOs
Engineer-turned-recruiter Steven Levy shares his reading list for IT pros who want to learn better business and communication skills -- and boost their careers in the process.
Big Data Hiring: Unorthodox Advice
Music majors, physicists and business domain experts bring fresh perspectives to an effective data science team, says Booz Allen Hamilton analytics expert.
5 Ways CIOs Can Show Social Business Mettle
You don't want to be left on the outside of social business discussions. Remove remaining signs of the IT department being an immovable force that dictates, rather than collaborates.
Big Data: Avoid 'Wanna V' Confusion
The three V's -- volume, velocity and variety -- do a fine job of defining big data. Don't be misled by the "wanna-V's:" variability, veracity, validity and value.
4 Biggest Big Data Myths
Big data will never eliminate uncertainty or answer all your questions. But treat it as a fad at your own peril.
Texas Doubles Down On Tough Breach Law
Everything is bigger in the Lone Star State -- even the state's breach notice requirements, which, constitutional or not, may impact companies nationwide. Here's what IT teams need to know.