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The Challenge of Shared Data and Apps in a BYOD Environment

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The concept of bring your own device (BYOD) may have started with students and employees simply using their own phone at work or school, but it rapidl...

HOW TO MAKE ORDINARY PEOPLE EXTRAORDINARY

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

In the late 1970s, as penance for earlier sins, I signed on to help Jimmy Carter and my fellow citizens as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Interna...

Five Things IT Must Learn From the Automotive Industry

Sumir Karayi | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Sumir Karayi

There is an overriding problem within the IT sector. It goes beyond challenges like the complexity of IT projects, the growth of BYOD, increased workforce mobility or dealing with legacy systems. The big problem in IT is the high degree of waste.

Like Don Quixote Tilting at Windmills, Foreign Governments Fight the Wrong Enemy Post-Snowden

Stacy Baird | Posted 06.13.2014 | World
Stacy Baird

As a result of Snowden's disclosures, U.S. companies have been wrongly suffering commercial reprisals by some governments. Conflating the acts of the NSA with other agencies has also potentially harmed legitimate government activities.

Information Overload

William E. White | Posted 06.05.2014 | Education
William E. White

We can educate our children by rote, but we will surely lose the future unless we embrace our enlightenment heritage of reason, logic, and innovation.

6 Business Benefits of Marketing And IT Collaboration

Vala Afshar | Posted 06.03.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Eduardo F. Conrado is one of the most unique guests we have had on CXOTalk because he is the Senior Vice President of both Marketing and IT at Motorol...

Business Collaboration Advice From The World's Top Social CIO

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

I recently had the privilege to interview one of the most collaborative and social CIOs in the world, Oliver Bussmann, Group CIO of UBS. UBS is the b...

What's Really Wrong With Google?

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Computers can do amazing things, but Google's algorithms are about exciting as grandpa's decrepit old shovel caked with dried up -- manure.

The Science Citation Index: A Transformative Information Resource Turns 50

Christopher King | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science
Christopher King

In an age when all the world's knowledge seems to be at one's fingertips, it might be difficult to envision a bygone era when retrieving information meant a slow, laborious, manual slog through printed materials. For scientists and scholars in the 1950s, the task was especially arduous.

Successful Chief Technology Officers (CTO) Strike a Balance Between Technology and People

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

I recently had the great privilege and opportunity to speak with a pioneer in high performance computing, big data and predictive analytics, and the e...

Intel's 3-Tier Pyramid For Delivering Progressive IT Value

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The question of IT leadership is fraught with challenge. In a world where IT's relationship to the business is being called into question, the CIO has...

Broadcom CIO: The 7 Habits of Innovative CIOs

Vala Afshar | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Bill Miller Jr., CIO of Broadcom - an extraordinary networking company and incredible partner f...

5 CIO Lessons That I Learned From Dr. J

Vala Afshar | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

After a brutal winter, spring may finally be here, bringing with it the NCAA and NBA playoffs, when great minds turn to... basketball. Last year, I ...

What I Learned From Teaching

Danny Chan | Posted 05.30.2014 | Technology
Danny Chan

Teaching was an amazing experience that both excited and scared the hell out of me. It was my first time teaching a course to a room full of strangers...

The Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2014

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.25.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

  Top 100 CIOs to Follow on Twitter from Vala Afshar Since I last published the list of Most Social CIOs, the role of the Chief Informa...

CIOs: Elevate IT from Service Provider to Business Partner

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Successful selling in today's connected economy relies on the use of technology to deliver optimal customer value. Information Technology (IT) organiz...

Poor Women Need More than Just a Pink Mobile Phone

Hillary Miller-Wise | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Hillary Miller-Wise

In recognition of International Women's Day, March 8, 2014, we'd like to challenge mobile operators, NGOs, government and others to radically rethink the way that we allow poor women to benefit from mobile technology.

Using Technology to Close the Education Gap for Girls

Joel Lamstein | Posted 05.06.2014 | Impact
Joel Lamstein

In March 2011, to mark International Women's Day, I wrote a blog post asking, "Can Technology Close the Gap for Girls and Women?" The ConnectEd progra...

The Perils of Inappropriate IT Today's Business Can't Afford

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Sreedhar Pillai

In a world where one lost file can mean a death knell for your business, losing money investing in bad IT may be the least of your concerns compared to the chance that your data were to vanish overnight.

Do Something, Do Nothing, or Decide You Don't Care

Edward Muzio | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

When I was a kid, we didn't have weather. That doesn't sound right. I'm pretty sure we had weather. We just didn't talk about it much. That doesn't ...

Technology or Teachers?

Kathy Kemper | Posted 04.21.2014 | Education
Kathy Kemper

There is no silver bullet that will enable the U.S. to catch up, and it has been clear for some time, moreover, that simply throwing money at schools is not the answer.

Fourteen Transformative CIO Resolutions For 2014

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Now that we are one month into the new year, and personal resolutions are well in hand, it's an opportune time to consider professional resolutions. W...

Technology That Leads Local Governments Forward

Steve Lucas | Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology
Steve Lucas

The important thing for these cities will be to find and adopt next generation technology platforms that easily scale to the right size for a city in terms of ease of use, flexibility and cost.

Should Foreign Aid Be Abandoned or Adapted?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 03.09.2014 | World
Marcelo Giugale

The problem with arguments against aid is not that they lack fiscal appeal or past evidence -- nobody wants to waste money abroad while the budget is being cut at home. The problem is that they belong to a world that doesn't exist anymore.

CIO Magazine's Editor-In-Chief Answers the Top 5 Questions on Every CIO's Mind

Vala Afshar | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

In her role as the Editor in Chief of the printed CIO Magazine and the event division, Maryfran Johnson spends 90% of her time in conversation with CI...