Stories by Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Key signs you've lost control over your cloud apps

CIOs are waking up to the reality that they've lost control over access to data stored in software-as-a-service applications purchased by other departments.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan11 March 12 22:00

Big data creating big career opportunities for IT pros

New job opportunities are emerging for IT professionals in the field of "big data," the term used to describe how corporations gather vast amounts of real-time data about their customers and analyze that data to drive decision making and increase profitability.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan05 March 12 22:00

Getting to know IPv6

Is 2012 the year to invest in IPv6?

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan19 July 11 22:00

Five signs that your techies are being poached

With IT hiring on the rise, CIOs need to worry about an issue that hasn't cropped up in years: how to prevent their most talented employees from being poached by rivals.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan14 March 11 21:44

IT's getting better all the time, CIO survey says

Corporate IT departments are faring well despite the stagnant economy, with IT budgets and salaries up this year over last year and projected to grow again in 2011.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan18 Sept. 10 08:04

Nine websites IT pros should master in 2009

This list is not for geeks. It’s for IT professionals of a certain age, who don’t spend every waking hour online but need to keep up with the latest innovations on the internet.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan05 Jan. 09 22:00

Corporate IT budgets evaporating

US corporate IT spending will plummet 10 per cent to 20 per cent in 2009, according to the latest projections from Citi Investment Research, which is reporting a "rapid deterioration" of CIO budgets in recent weeks.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan15 Dec. 08 22:00

Green buildings make employees see red

Forget about having your own printer, coffee pot or a mini-refrigerator in your office. Heck, you can forget about having your own office, too, because you'll probably get assigned a modular desk in a big, open space.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan04 Dec. 07 10:32

Charting new IT organizations

What will the IT organization of the future look like? We gathered experts for a virtual roundtable discussion about how CIOs are reorganizing their IT operations to improve customer service and gain a competitive advantage from such emerging technologies as wireless networks, unified communications and service-oriented architectures.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan08 May 07 09:06

US federal gov't seeks bids for massive telecom buy

The U.S. government is now seeking bids on a 10-year, US$20 billion telecommunications services buy that is believed to be the largest pending network deal in the world, and carriers say they're ready to respond.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan10 May 05 14:14

Yet another foolish network protocol

The Internet engineering community has proposed a new communications protocol designed to help prosecutors track down people who illegally download copyrighted material from peer-to-peer Web sites.

Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan01 April 05 09:38