Businesses Change the Game with Technology

  By Bob Violino, TechWeb The business world is becoming much more mobile, and the workforce more technologically savvy. At the same time, new opportunities are arising in cloud computing, social media, “Big Data” and data analytics. CIOs who take advantage of these trends have a chance to add value to their enterprises, and be…


Brad Anderson on IT’s Central Role in Attracting Best and Brightest

  This post is an interview with Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President, Management & Security Division Companies often interview/hire employees who are resistant to IT control over the devices they use for work and collaboration. What’s your sense on just how much of a challenge this is today? Brad Anderson: I don’t think it is necessarily…


Anywhere Application Access: Balancing Productivity and Control

John Soat, TechWeb Contributing Editor Back in 1985, the corporate interloper was a beige box with a big square head and a glowing, blinking eye. That was the PC, and it forced its way into the corporate environment, in many instances, through the will of workers who wanted access to better tools and more information….


Chris Capossela on How Cloud is Changing the Way We Work

Cloud Computing can help CIOs differentiate their businesses from the competition, securely and reliably. Microsoft Business Division Senior VP Chris Capossela reflects on Cloud Computing solutions from Microsoft, which give customers new options to offload traditional IT work, mix and match cloud models to specific end-user workloads, and focus on strategic IT projects that can…


How to Make Clearer Cloud Decisions

By Paula Klein, TechWeb CIOs seem to “get” the strategic benefits of cloud computing — agility, better resource utilization and more flexible budgeting. At the same time, questions persist about when to leverage corporate data centers and when to use public options for application hosting and development. For some IT executives, the indecision stems from…


With the Cloud, What Happens to Outsourcing?

Originally published on the Microsoft CIO Network. Join today. Over the years, outsourcing has been a proven strategy to lower costs, manage complexity and free IT to become more strategic in making the business more profitable. But with the emergence of cloud computing as a viable alternative to accomplishing these same goals, what happens to…

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