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  • What it takes to become a cloud engineer

    Elias Khnaser of Gartner on how traditional technology professionals can prepare for this “evolutionary role for a new era”

    Written by Divina Paredes20 June 17 06:30
  • The bring-your-own-device fad is fading

    US companies are moving away from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend that kicked off in earnest five years ago and had workers using their personal smartphones and tablets for work duties, according to a new study.

    Written by Matt Hamblen16 July 15 04:11
  • The Takeaway: Are IT shops getting a bad rap?

    It's no surprise that IT departments have something of a reputation as naysayers when corporate users come calling with tech requests.

    Written by Ken Mingis10 July 15 02:51
  • Surveys: Employees at fault in majority of breaches

    A company's own employees are a significant factor in the majority of data breaches, either through malicious activity or avoidable mistakes, say two new studies, but companies aren't doing enough to address this issue.

    Written by Maria Korolov11 April 15 01:10
  • What is going wrong with BYOD?

    The Bring Your Own Device movement was supposed to make employees more productive while saving companies money. But a funny thing is happening on the way to mobile nirvana: Companies aren't doing it, according to a new study by CompTIA.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige14 June 14 03:37
  • How to close the big data skills gap by training your IT staff

    Research firms paint a dire picture of a massive big data skills gap that will get worse over time. But companies like Persado, which uses big data to help marketers optimize their messages, are finding success training their existing staff in the new big data technologies.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud02 Oct. 13 16:29
  • Enterprises confident about tackling big data Initiatives

    CompTIA's Big Data Insights and Opportunities study finds that a majority of organisations feel more positive about big data as a business initiative. They also see significant costs associated with falling behind in managing and using data.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Sept. 13 13:22
  • CIOs need to push BYOD policies to lure millennials

    In less than two years, millennials will make up the largest segment of the workforce. If you hope to attract GenY technology professionals, your IT strategy better include a bring-your-own-device plan that plays to the strengths of this tech-dependent generation.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige05 Aug. 13 21:43