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Posts from the ‘IT Management’ Category

28
Mar

Mobile Collaboration’s Drum Beats for Enterprise

There’s been a lot of chatter about whether mobile collaboration is well-suited for enterprise. The answer seems obvious: Employees and customers expect to be able to communicate and collaborate via mobile devices the way we do in our personal lives.

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5
Mar

Miami-Dade Infuses Intelligence into Operations

Florida’s Miami-Dade County is using a new intelligent business system with a module that alerts parks managers about leaky pipes in real time. Water savings from the technology investment is projected at $1 million this year, and that savings is earmarked to support after-school programs and swim lessons for 10,000 kids this summer.

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19
Feb

NASA CTO Weighs in on the ‘Face’ of Data

Faces and people are probably not the first things to come to mind when talking about data. But Deloitte thinks that should change.

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12
Feb

‘Invisible’ Analytics Get Better Big Data Results

The last couple of years featured lots of big numbers and discussion about the explosion of data and a theoretical gold mine of intelligence awaiting enterprises best-equipped to glean competitive information from it.

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24
Jan

Cloud-based Security Not-So Lofty Idea

Security and the cloud can sometimes seem like a contradiction in terms, but all signs point to the inevitable — cloud will eventually dominate in the IT landscape, even becoming a source of all security and related services. But how soon until on-premise hardware is swept up into the sky? It may be as soon as 2015.

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22
Jan

U.S. Industry Starts Repatriating Jobs

For much of the last two decades, we’ve heard a steady stream of reports about the U.S. losing jobs to emerging economies as big enterprises outsourced and offshored jobs to China, India, Mexico and other low-wage markets. Now, those jobs — as well as their development and manufacturing infrastructure — are migrating back to the U.S.

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17
Jan

Power Up by Aligning Business Objectives with Tech Objectives

CIOs mulling over their next big step may want to take a look at Gartner’s latest survey: Over 2,000 CIOs were asked to reveal their top priorities in 2013 and the results show there’s a significant focus on the latest “digital technologies.” That no surprise for the astute reader, but aligning new technologies with business objectives is key to making a 2013 strategy a powerful one.

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8
Jan

McKinsey: Business-Focused Risk Management Balances Cloud Value

Pre-cloud computing information security typically focused on control via policies limiting access by IT managers and end users to reduce the likelihood of data loss, privacy breaches or noncompliance with regulations.

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3
Jan

Well Placed Talent Can Cut Costs

Now that 2013 has arrived, most CIOs are busy executing strategies for the new year. Lists are likely to include cloud, mobility and IT modernization objectives — but one particular objective may be difficult to address: costs.

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2
Jan

2013: BI Do’s and Don’ts

It’s the dawn of a new year, and users are compiling 2013 resolutions. For businesses, these likely include new strategies and revised best practices to accelerate business, increase profits and achieve a higher ROI. Their laundry list of resolutions should also include a refreshed perspective on business intelligence and analytics strategies.

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