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  • Retail CIOs must balance security with innovation

    When Home Depot and Target experienced large-scale security breaches on payment systems in 2014, it hit those top retailers hard: Criminals stole millions of consumers' debit and credit card data; the companies lost hundreds of millions of dollars in fines and lost sales; and their brand reputations suffered.

    Written by Sharon Goldman06 Aug. 15 00:24
  • Cisco's Chambers: A retrospective

    You don't become one of the most admired and successful CEOs in Silicon Valley and in all of business by doing many things wrong.

    Written by Jim Duffy07 May 15 04:36
  • Are digital marketers headed for a wipeout?

    As marketers ride the digital wave to higher salaries, greater roles and bigger budgets, will it all come crashing down? Do marketers really understand the technology that has upended their profession? If they don't improve their digital IQ in a hurry, they're risking a wipeout.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 April 15 05:26
  • The future of security: 11 predictions for 2015

    As natural philosopher and onetime baseball catcher Yogi Berra reportedly said: "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future."

    Written by Taylor Armerding16 Dec. 14 03:30
  • Mobile Apps Require Customer-First Thinking

    CIOs who want to create beloved mobile apps will need to do things that are highly unusual in IT: Go on sales calls, ride along in the service trucks and watch consumers talk in focus groups about what they hate about your business.

    Written by By Mitch Betts21 Aug. 14 00:42
  • 4 reasons companies say yes to open source

    Open source is free and widely available, but its benefits don't stop there. Enterprises are embracing it for its agility, a quality they value above all in these times of marketplace upheaval.

    Written by Howard Baldwin06 Jan. 14 12:03
  • How to prepare for Windows 8 even though it's not coming to enterprises

    Windows 8 won't be adopted as a standard at your business anytime soon, according to a new Forrester report. But that doesn't mean IT shouldn't prepare for it to sneak through the BYOD side door. Here are five ways to be ready for Windows 8.

    Written by Shane O'Neill20 May 13 20:08
  • Office 2010: The pros and cons for businesses

    With Office 2010 set to launch in June, businesses of all sizes are considering if it is worth the money and hassle to upgrade, especially for small and midsize companies that never moved from Office 2003 to Office 2007.

    Written by Shane O'Neill15 Jan. 10 07:36