Business Alignment and Management

Though IT in the past has been seen as an albatross around the neck of business, preventing quick adaptations to ever-changing markets, careful oversight keeps IT projects working toward business goals. The result can be true innovation, whatever the industry, as technology provides a more streamlined and effective way to do business. Staying focused on results unleashes a powerful way to make sure IT projects help the business respond to the market and take advantage of it.




Articles

CIOs Must Bleed Open Source

Many executives say open source gives their organization a competitive advantage, which is one of the reasons why CIOs need to better support open source initiatives. More >

Why Gamification Matters

Gamification is an upside-down, inside-out concept for many business and IT leaders, but it is quickly becoming a mainstream activity in the enterprise. More >

How Enterprises Can Get Better Access to Real-Time Data

Here's a list of data points around a new approach to enterprise performance management. More >

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Interviews

Guiding the Next Generation of Women in STEM

Karen Purcell’s non-profit, STEMspire, seeks to inform and support young women in pursuing their strengths and interests, as well as to help parents and educators play positive roles. But much work must still be done.

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Employee Stacking Treats a Symptom, Not the Cause, of Useless Performance Reviews

Microsoft is moving away from employee stacking, while Yahoo is adopting it. The flawed system makes it hard for managers and employees to get full value out of the review process.

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What CIOs Should Be Thinking About But Aren't

A candid discussion with 451 Research Vice President Michelle Bailey about what’s right and what’s wrong with many IT departments today.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Four Steps to Ensure Your Big Data Investment Pays Off

Security Staffing

Big Data became the buzzword du jour to describe the vast collection of information that could be synthesized and used to help us make smarter decisions faster. But how do we profit from it?

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Embarcadero Provides Upgrade Path for Windows XP Apps

Predictions on the Future of Cybersecurity

Before You Outsource, Consider Risks and Security

 

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