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How Business Users Compete With IT Teams (And How IT Can Win)

Successful companies know the importance of technology in business today. Nearly every aspect of those organizations has been automated in some form or fashion, from manufacturing to sales to customer service and beyond, to reap productivity gains. What many companies …

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The Burn-Proof CIO: 5 Tactics For Surviving The Red-Hot Tech Sector

Technology is on fire. Technology-related sectors may have single-handedly pulled the economy back from the brink of disaster. A recent report by Ibis World reveals that 5 of the 7 fastest growing industries are related to technology. These industries are …

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Nine Nasty Enterprise IT Failures of 2013

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We are at the end of 2013. Looking back, it has indeed been a very challenging year for IT departments of organizations, big and small. Even many successful, reputable enterprises hogged the media limelight for unpleasant, IT-related reasons. Security breaches, …

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Teens Fleeing Facebook? Who Cares?!

Facebook CFO David Ebersman recently admitted that the social network “did see a decrease in daily users, specifically among younger teens.” But given Facebook’s performance in the third quarter of the year, who really cares?

Sure, Facebook and its investors …

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Taking Stock of Tor: Top 5 Tips for Using The Onion Router

The Silk Road and NSA spying may be old news, but The Onion Router (Tor) continues to generate interest among Internet users seeking online anonymity. Tor isn’t all upside, though. As I found out, you pay a price for privacy.…

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Silk Road Raising Questions About Government Spying (Again)

It’s a case that’s captured everyone’s attention — pirates, drug trafficking, hit men, government intrigue. By now, few people haven’t heard about Silk Road, run by the now notorious Dread Pirate Roberts, a pseudonym from the film “The Princess Bride.” …

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How CIOs and IT Teams Can Make IT Matter Again

IT departments are being marginalized by SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and the rest of the cloud-driven “aaS”es. At least that’s what some are suggesting, like Scott Bils at InformationWeek. And I’m inclined to agree, at least in spirit, if not …

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Microsoft Kill Shots: How IBM/Linux Deals the Latest Blow to Redmond Empire

Not long ago, Microsoft ruled the computing empire with near-monopolies in PC operating systems, web browsers and productivity applications. The company’s reign, however, was dominated by discord. Competitors complained about Microsoft’s predatory business practices. Users bemoaned the company’s software as …

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Top Tips for IT Job Seekers, APM Business Benefits, and More

Five top tips for job-seeking IT graduates” presents the job skills Raj Sabhlok, president of ManageEngine, believes will get you employed. Australia’s Technology Spectator apparently agrees because the magazine covered Raj’s article.

Want to cut your inbound help …

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Moto X Hits AT&T Stores – Deals iPhone Another Knockout

The highly anticipated Moto X arrived in AT&T stores a few weeks ago. And with the introduction of the latest phone from Google-owned Motorola, Apple’s iPhone may have dropped to the third best smartphone on the market. That’s hard …

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