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Policy An agile response: 'I'm here to prevent more software from being written. We want to write less code, not write more code faster.' Follow this link ... read more..
Policy Whether you're buying a new machine or upgrading an existing one, these tips will help you make the most eco-friendly choices. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy The UK has a unique window of opportunity to learn from the US approach to agile project management. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy Empower more engineers and data scientists, hold vendors more accountable and just say no to cheese. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy Software licensing has always had a reputation as a confusing and arcane 'science'. But virtualisation and increased competition from cloud computing is making it a more complex issue than ever. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy If you're trying to set up a social collaboration initiative, the odds on succeeding are heavily stacked against you but certain measures can help improve your chances. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy Building a network of diverse IT talent people who will be ready for your next job opening is a year-round task with a big payoff, says a former divisional CIO at GE. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy With companies running lean and mean, professional development has increasingly become an individual sport. IT workers have learned to fend for themselves to develop needed skills and gain new mindsets for managing more effectively and adding more value to the workplace. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy There is bona fide ageism and there is failure to learn new skills in a constantly changing field. Let's not confuse the two. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy Businesses and public sector organisations across the UK can receive free expert advice on implementing green IT practices by watching this webinar from Carbon Trust Wales. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy In recent years, IT has learned how to programmatically tap into creative ideas, not just for its own internal purposes, but for the overall benefit to the business. More and more, innovative ideas are a key way for companies to seek competitive advantage in a market where a steady pipeline ... read more..
Policy What is the relationship between regulation, governance and IT, and how can they contribute in ways that support the business? Follow this link ... read more..
Policy As the mobile workforce continues to grow, IT execs must remember the importance of including mobile technology in their disaster recovery plans. Follow this link ... read more..
Policy IT leaders who focus on training and retaining staff are generally more successful than those buying in talent from outsourcers, a global survey of more than 2,000 CIOs finds. Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyIn order to build the right social strategy, IT leaders must understand the technical options for social software integration. Here's what you need to know.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyOur risk is rising, our accountability and the cost of failure is rising. Our scope of responsibility is increasing to include a virtual perimeter of uncontrolled cloud and a diversity of mobile devices far beyond our threshold of reach and effectiveness to manage. All of this as our defences thin ... read more..
PolicyAlthough cloud computing holds the promise of innovation and business transformation, buyers remain focused on cost and are confused over licence models.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyThe Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad concept plotting to make vast amounts of the physical world interactive, IP-enabled and 'smart', according to Forrester Research analyst Andrew Rose.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyIT's role is shifting to focus more on innovation and driving revenue. So why are budgeting practices so stuck in the past?Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyIn the face of ongoing economic uncertainty businesses are coming under increasing pressure to do more with less. The easy answer is to lengthen refresh cycles and sweat assets, but this six-page buyer's guide looks at more innovative methods that small to medium-sized enterprises can use to make the most ... read more..
PolicyThe next wave of wireless communications promises to empower mobile workers and enrich customer experiences.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyThe infrastructure is in place for CIOs to benefit from apprenticeship programmes.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyCareer maps are a win-win for IT companies and employees, giving everyone a bird's eye view of the IT employment landscape.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyWhen it comes to risky ventures, CIOs should take inspiration from their high-flying cousins in the world of venture capitalism.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyBusiness divisions are bypassing the IT department, making their own decisions to buy cloud-based application services or use mobile devices, raising the spectre of so-called shadow IT thats outside the knowledge or control of the CIO and the IT staff.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyMen and women are in disagreement over the reasons why females may find a career in technology less attractive than men, according to new research from Mortimer Spinks.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyYour technologist-heavy IT staff won't help you find success with a private cloud deployment. Here's why shifting to an IT service catalogue approach may ease your transition to the cloud.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyIn the information age, the race to innovate in customer service is starting to look like a war one that will be won or lost by IT.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyThis article explains the factors that are pointing to increased IT spend on disaster recovery solutions and points to reducing data sprawl as one way to reduce storage costs.Follow this link ... read more..
PolicyThis fraud alert highlights the current growth and trends in today's phishing schemes, the potential impact on companies, and insight into how businesses can apply technology to protect themselves and their customers.Follow this link ... read more..