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Monday, May 20, 2013 07:03 AM

Millennials Change Everything

Forty million Millennials are in today’s workforce and, as they become the majority of workers, a different enterprise and IT department will emerge.

Monday, May 13, 2013 07:03 AM

The Next Generation of Green IT

With today’s high performance computing and cloud environments, it’s no longer necessary to sacrifice performance for the sake of energy efficiency.

Monday, March 25, 2013 07:05 AM

Rethinking the I in CIO

In today’s digital workplace, the CIO should be a combination of chief innovation officer, chief intelligence officer and chief integration officer.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 21:20 PM

Larry Page's Ambitious 10X Mindset

While many CEOs think in terms of small or incremental changes, Larry Page thinks in terms of making products and services that are 10 times better.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 20:25 PM

Using Big Data to Gain Knowledge

Big data is becoming one of the most important elements of business analytics and is leading to a better understanding of hidden relationships.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 17:10 PM

A Tale of Three Contact Centers

Last week, I found myself coping with products and services that required support. Not surprisingly, there were marked differences in how well the companies handled the inquiry and how effectively they res....

Friday, March 23, 2012 00:03 AM

Are the Days of the CIO Numbered?

By Tony Kontzer At the risk of taking liberty with Mark Twain's words more than a century later, it seems my recent thoughts on the possible imminent death of the CIO may not have been so exaggerated afte....

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 16:11 PM

Protecting Your Online Reputation

By Tony Kontzer If you haven't heard of Reputation.com, you should have, because all of us probably will need its expertise at one time or another. To be truthful, I never would have taken note of the com....

Thursday, September 01, 2011 07:09 AM

Vivek Kundra at Dreamforce: Ex-Fed CIO Touts Social Media Revolution

By Tony Kontzer Who'd have thunk it? It sure sounded like the seeds of a revolution were being planted by none other than former U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra during a panel discussion Aug. 31 at Salesforce.com's ....

Thursday, August 18, 2011 20:08 PM

The CIO's Calendar: September Means Strategy

By Don Desiderato This is the first installment in our new monthly blog series, The CIO's Calendar, in which we'll give you insights on how to plan your time in the month ahead as you look to allocate res....

Thursday, June 30, 2011 00:06 AM

Putting the 'D' Back into Disaster Recovery Plans

By John Parkinson Over the past 25 years I must have reviewed over 200 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans for IT departments of all sizes and companies in all kinds of businesses. I would gues....

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 19:01 PM

Apple's Steve Jobs Effect: When a Personality Becomes a Brand

By Tony Kontzer One need only look at the way investors reacted initially to news that Apple CEO Steve Jobs plans to once again take a medical leave to understand just how strongly Jobs is associated with....

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 02:10 AM

Cloud Computing: 5 Things No One Will Tell You

By Tony Kontzer A few months ago, I was hired to produce an array of case studies for a planned book on cloud computing. In the weeks since, I've interviewed companies throughout Europe and the U.S. on th....

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 17:06 PM

Prepare For the Data Center Massacre

Here in Guilford County, NC, we're pretty excited about the announcement of a pair of new American Express data centers, to be built along the I-40/85 corridor at Greensboro's eastern fringe. The huge con....

Friday, May 07, 2010 18:05 PM

Wisdom 2.0

by Tony Kontzer A few hundred enlightened souls--or, more accurately, souls in search of enlightenment--gathered at Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum recently for the highly unusual Wisdom 2.0 Summ....

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