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Why great chief data officers are so hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

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Get ready for the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is about to release the Windows 10 Creators Update, a major update to its operating system. We preview what you can expect.

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10 steps to becoming a truly horrible IT boss

Good-bye, programming peers; hello, power to abuse at your whim

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Digital innovation takes flight at SFO

A conversation with the CIO of San Francisco International Airport provides great advice about how to execute innovative ideas.

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Seven tips for developing a powerful data disaster plan

Commvault has provided the following tips that will help enterprises develop simple yet powerful holistic data protection plans that enable enterprises to quickly recovery the data they need if there is a data disaster, in an...

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How CIOs cope when mobile app development goes rogue

Business units often develop mobile apps on their own, turning to IT only when things go wrong. Better governance around business units and their mobile app demands can help alleviate the worst pain points.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table

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How microcertifications work for IT job seekers and employers

Microcertifications are gaining popularity as a way for IT job seekers to quickly and affordably prove their skills, and organizations are coming around to the idea.

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Augmented reality: Next-gen headsets show business promise

Augmented reality, which adds data to your environment, could be the next important business technology.

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Which Linux distros should newbies use?

A fresh look at some of the more popular Linux distros (plus one non-Linux OS), and an impression of their ease of use.

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Apple and SAP hope to create new class of iOS developers

Apple and SAP are looking to foster a new breed of enterprise iOS developers by simplifying backend systems integrations and moving business services to the cloud.

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What the top 5 metro areas pay for hot IT jobs

Live in or around one of the five largest metro areas in the U.S.? Here’s what you can expect to make in three of the hottest IT roles around.

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Why email is safer in Office 365 than on your Exchange server

Beyond blocking spam and virus-laden messages, cloud services can determine whether links are safe to visit and whether you’re protecting the right information.

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How pay transparency and equity help employers retain workers

PayScale's 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report shows that to build more trusting relationships with their workforce, more organizations are emphasizing pay transparency and pay equity.

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How to manage group chat in the enterprise (hint: lightly)

Slack, Microsoft Teams, HipChat and a host of other collaboration tools are flooding into the enterprise. Here’s how IT is handling the deluge.

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How to remotely control your Windows 10 computer via Google Chrome

Google provides a free and powerful tool, Chrome Remote Desktop, that lets you connect to and control your Windows 10 computer over the internet. It also works with Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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Serverless computing: Freedom for developers at last

Strip away your infrastructure headaches with our clear-eyed guide to serverless and the public cloud and on-premises options fueling its possibilities

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Face-off: SAP vs. IBM for talent management

Considering talent management software? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from SAP and IBM, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products.

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Are virtual CISOs the answer to your security problems?

Virtual CISOs can be an invaluable resource for companies with limited resources. But are they a short-term fix to a long-term problem?

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Understanding Windows 10's Unified Update Platform

Since UUP was introduced in December, it's gotten faster, more robust and much more stable. By the time the Windows 10 Creators Update comes around, it should indeed be ready for prime time.

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