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“The transition to cloud-based services is ratcheting up traditional enterprise software costs and adding layers of complexity.”

The devil is in the subscription-licensing details

“eBusiness executives: Do you have one? if not, you really should be kick-starting things before it’s too late.”

What’s your in-store digital strategy?

“Existing boundaries of what we can digitize and analyze are moving outward every day. Taking Gartner’s prediction that the Internet of Things will add 50 billion machine voices to today’s 2 billion connected users, is the ability for humans to manage the process of amassing the right data and performing the right analysis headed for trouble?”#BigData

A better way to tackle all that data

“Under pressure to release user data, the extremely secure email service used by Edward Snowden has closed. So where should you turn now for encrypted email?”#ITSecurity

Lavabit is defunct – so what’s a fan of secure email to do now?

CIO Roundtable Dinner – September 26, 2013 Luxembourg, #ICTLuxembourg

We are hosting a select group of global CIOs on September 26 in Luxembourg for a great evening of networking, sharing in thought provoking content and world class keynotes on business in the digital world and innovation through IT. The

“Too many organizations are stretching their Chief Information Officers (#CIO) too thin as the role and mandate of the CIO are expanding. Are the organizations providing the necessary support?”

Are We Asking Too Much of Our CIOs?

“Spencer Stuart has identified three fundamental requirements for realizing the potential of big data: organization-wide talent able to operate effectively in a data-driven world; a culture that promotes data-driven decision-making; and an organizational structure that promotes the shared use of data.”#BigData

Beyond the Hype: Building a Big Data-Enabled Organization

“The explosive growth of information is accelerating whereas technology budgets are static or contracting. It is now time for #CIOs to take a page from the CFOs’ playbook.”#CIO

Why Can’t a CIO Be More Like a CFO?

Earlier this morning, #Viber confirmed to have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. #ITSecurity

Viber attacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Location-based #mobile marketing promises the sky and according to many accounts, it does deliver.

Why Local-Mobile Marketing Is Exploding

"Amazon.com Inc Beat Out IBM And Won A $600 Million #Cloud Computing Contract. Amazon, the e-commerce retail giant is becoming a force in the booming business of cloud computing."

Amazon vs. IBM in a battle for the cloud

Here are some of the features that have the broadest appeal and will have the most direct impact on users.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview: Your cloud on-ramp is under construction

What can a #CIO be held responsible for? Technology or for the benefits and value from IT spend?

IT Cannot Be Only the CIO’s Responsibility

Are you a "cloud believer" or one of the IT managers who still think cloud computing is an annoying fad?

Why Enterprise IT is cloud computing’s worst enemy

"Forrester’s tech market update shows both the global and the European tech markets have pockets of strength and other pockets of weakness, both by product and by geography." #Technology

The US market for business and government purchases of information technology goods and services doing relatively well, along with tech markets in Latin America and Eastern Europe/Middle East/Africa and parts of Asia Pacific. However, the tech market in Western and

What Does It Mean to be an Authentic Leader?

10 Ways to Be an Authentic IT Leader

The #CIO in Crisis: Below are the insights from HBR’s research.

CIOs need to understand business better, but the C-suite should understand technology’s potential better.  Every other function of the organization is as out of touch as IT.  As IT steps up as mentor, it needs to mature as well. IT needs

Thinking about employing encryption software to avoid the all-encompassing gaze of the #NSA, think again.

Don’t Even THINK of Using Encryption Software to Escape NSA Scrutiny

Obama on the NSA’s PRISM program

@FastCompany compares the MS restructuring to the one Apple once did in 1997. #Leadership

Steve vs. Steve: Jobs, Ballmer in a Leadership smackdown