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Gartner Symposium Trends: Turn Algorithms into Actions

Day two of the Gartner Symposium ITxpo was filled with trends impacting the information technology space. With such a variety of topics covered, it was difficult to narrow down to which technologies are poised to cause major disruption over the next few years. However, whether attending sessions on cloud, Internet of Things, systems architecture or […]

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Gartner Symposium Recap: CEO is a Friend, Not a Foe

This week I am reporting live at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Orlando. After a full day of sessions ranging from the importance of agile culture to IT security, the main theme that came about was the relationship between the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). There’s been more significance placed on […]

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Minimize the risk and cost of Occupational Fraud…THINK Data Monitoring & Analytics

Are you confident that your organization’s policy and compliance programs proactively identify risks across your enterprise? Or do you believe that your industry or business is immune to such risk? Weak or ineffective policy and compliance programs can open the door to risks and more specifically, Occupational Fraud — an employee’s misuse or abuse of […]

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C-suite must reads: the Internet of Things, e-mail tips, business-trip secrets, doing good

As an editor and C-suite-focused program lead, I try my best to keep up with topics that help senior executives–and aspiring senior executives–build a competitive edge. Those topics can range from technologies to watch and invest in, to travel tips that can make business trips more successful and comfortable. So this week, I’m going to […]

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CXO Research Roundup: 3 New Reports that Explore the Internet of Things

There’s no slowing the integration of connected devices into our everyday lives. According to New Vocabulary: Internet of Things, Marie Glenn, Senior Writer for THINK Leaders reports, “Gartner says 26 billion devices will be online by 2020; ABI Research puts that number at 30 billion, and Cisco estimates about 50 billion.” A new study from […]

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C-suite advice from a start-up: apply crowd-funding for innovative partnerships

Sometimes the best advice for C-suite executives at major corporations comes from unexpected places–even from a small social enterprise startup. This beautiful and inspiring video featuring Chris Gourlay, the CEO and founder of the UK-based startup Spacehive,a crowd-funding platform for civic projects, offers inspiration for CEOs (and CFOs, CMOs, CIOs, COOs or CDOs) in any […]

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Personalizing digital experiences: A conversation with Catalina CTO Steve Rubinow

While in Chicago at the recent CIO Leadership Exchange event I was able to talk with Catalina’s Chief Technology Officer Steve Rubinow. You may not have heard of Catalina, but you’ve definitely experienced their services. Back in 1983 they invented the concept of targeted coupons—offering discounts to shoppers as they check out at grocery stores. […]

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A conversation with Viewpointe CTO Kevin Kearns

During the recent CIO Leadership Exchange event in Chicago, I had the pleasure to chat with Kevin Kearns, Viewpointe’s Chief Technology Officer. Viewpointe helps large, complex organizations manage, secure and monitor their data via hosted digital archives. Kevin joined Viewpointe in 2005 as Director of Application Delivery. He was named Chief Technology Officer in 2008, and […]

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New Thinking: The business of IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most talked about terms in the buzz-word driven technology sector, but at the recent MIT CIO Symposium many experts believe that for all the excitement, IoT needs operational linkage if it is ever to fulfill its promise. Chris O’Connor, General Manager of IBM Internet of […]

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5 key issues CIOs discussed at the CIO Leadership Exchange

On July 16, some of the nation’s most accomplished chief information officers gathered in Chicago for IBM’s CIO Leadership Exchange, where they engaged in insightful discussions about the challenges they face. Despite tornado warnings and flash floods in the Chicago area that disrupted travel, and the happy distraction (at least for Blackhawks fans!) of Chicago […]

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Strategies from Generation D

What can CIOs and other senior executives learn from forward- thinking IT organizations who are swiftly utilizing the latest technologies in analytics, cloud, social, and mobile? IBM’s Center for Applied Insights (@IBMCAI) examined enterprises with sophisticated IT analytics capabilities compared to all others. These are Generation D (for “data”) companies. But even those enterprises who […]

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