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  • 10 Bad Coding Practices That Wreck Software Development Projects

    Most of the time, software developers do the right thing. On those rare occasions when they don't, bad things can happen. Avoiding these common coding practices will make your work easier -- and your software more secure and scalable to boot.

    Written by Paul Rubens26 June 14 23:54
  • 3 Ways Women Are Driving Change in Tech

    It can be hard for women at the top of the corporate ladder to really drive change. (Its a challenge for men, too.) Moderating a panel at the recent Women in Technology Summit, though, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle discovered that women outside the C-suite are driving change at many technology companies. Credit a willingness to embrace analytics.

    Written by Rob Enderle09 June 14 23:03
  • Traversing the Labyrinth of Social Marketing Metrics

    Businesses still struggle to hone in on the most appropriate social metrics. Far too many firms emphasize vanity metrics when there remains little agreement over the true value of a follower, friend, retweet, reblog, pin or like.

    Written by Matt Kapko22 May 14 03:57
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  • Why You Need to Load Test Your Website

    There are multiple approaches to load testing your website, but one thing is certain: Organizations that fail to see how their sites will handle sudden surges in traffic do so at their own risk.

    Written by Jen A. Miller18 June 14 23:58
  • Snapchat Must Either Grow Up or Risk Disappearing

    Snapchat had a rough May, and that's even before taking into account the massive competitive threats it faces from Apple and Facebook. The company has a lot of growing up to do. And it better do it fast.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 June 14 23:27
  • Why mobile strategies are stalling at many enterprises

    CIOs know the value of having a mobile strategy. So why aren't companies doing it right? A study from Accenture sheds some light on why some companies aren't moving forward fast enough with their mobility initiatives.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 June 14 09:47
  • The Next Heartbleed: 5 security vulnerabilities to watch

    By and large, the major websites hit by Heartbleed have recovered. So have the bad guys, who are undoubtedly plotting their next move. Here, security experts offer their take on five large-scale, Heartbleed-level vulnerabilities for which CIOs should prepare.

    Written by John Brandon10 June 14 00:57
  • How to Ensure Your Social Media Privacy

    Living a genuinely private life in today's increasingly social and interconnected world requires an equal measure of patience, research and ingenuity. Of course, digital marketers say you worry too much.

    Written by Matt Kapko15 May 14 06:31

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