Catch up on the best of what InformationWeek had to offer this year, from profiles of top CIOs to investigations of tech security gone wrong.
10 Best Android Apps Of 2012
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At this time of year, some sites run lists of their most popular stories from the past 12 months. We decided to go a different route. Let us remember, Britney Spears was most popular at one time. So were plaid pants, mullets and wine-in-a-box. Most popular isn't always what it's cracked up to be.
Also, you can only read so many Apple stories in one day.
So here are 12 of the most intriguing stories and columns from InformationWeek in 2012. From an in-depth look at the IT transformation at General Motors to a sobering look at a financial industry company's IT meltdown, it was quite a year. Dig in. And please share your comments below on which articles you liked -- or did not.
Regulators last year issued the SEC's first-ever privacy fine against broker-dealer GunnAllen for failing to protect customer data. But former IT staffers say regulators didn't seem to know half of this cautionary tale of outsourcing and oversight gone wrong.
A New York Times examination of increasing data center use and its environmental impact focuses on aging enterprise data centers. A more important issue: How much environmental benefit can we reap from today's modern cloud data centers?
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.