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Between The Lines Columnist General Motors' Big Bet On U.S. Tech Talent
By Chris Murphy
In an IT overhaul, GM plans to create new U.S. software development centers. Manufacturers Ford and GE recently made the same move.

General Motors Will Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul
Randy Mott's Journey To General Motors

Why CMOs and CFOs Will Rule Above CIOs
As disruptive forces reshape IT's role, some CEOs are already asking why the CIO position needs to be part of the executive team.

Anonymous Hands WikiLeaks 2.4 Million Syrian Emails
Hacktivist group claims credit for data breach; turned to WikiLeaks to help process the emails.

Microsoft: We'll Sell 'A Few Million' Surface Tablets
Microsoft CEO Ballmer says Surface sales will only represent a small portion of the 375 million Windows tablets and PCs expected to be sold in the next 12 months.

DNSChanger Still A Threat
DNSChanger server shutdown on Monday didn't cause a significant disruption, but the danger is not over yet, security experts say.

Cloudability Sheds Light On Cloud Spending
Cloudability's subscription online service adds more detail for teams keeping an eye on cloud costs, including identification of project teams and business group costs within an aggregated, company-wide cloud billing report.

Here Comes Corporate Brain Drain
If IT organizations don't get their act together, there's going to be a massive brain drain, and we're all going to be in trouble.

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -- Thomas Alva Edison


Cloudability Sheds Light On Cloud Spending
Here Comes Corporate Brain Drain
Research: Innovation Mandate: Take II
Overcoming Productivity Challenges in the Virtually Collaborative Workplace
General Motors Will Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul
Malware from B to Z: Inside the threat from Blackhole to ZeroAccess
Virtual Event: EHRs: Beyond The Basics

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Posted By MyW0r1d:
"The difference between the CMO and CIO should not be in selecting the technologies to use but in understanding how they are implemented for optimum benefit."
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Research: Innovation Mandate: Take II
Is the U.S. rising or falling as a global IT innovation leader? An update of the exclusive research we conducted two years ago shows that business technology pros think the country is making modest progress in some areas.
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Strategy: SaaS, Social and Your ESB
As software-as-a-service and social media become more popular, IT needs to ensure that the enterprise service bus infrastructure is ready for hybrid systems--and the orchestration thereof.
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Overcoming Productivity Challenges in the Virtually Collaborative Workplace
Social and virtual ways of working can dissolve the temporal and structural barriers that block the advance of individual and collective business performance. Find out how by following a few simple rules, organizations can overcome the common pitfalls of short-term thinking, as well as concerns of pervasive distractions, personal detachment and business disruption.
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A Smarter Approach to CRM
With instant access to information, customers expect a purchase experience that matches the ease and speed of the information-gathering experience. Read this white paper to see how a customer relationship management (CRM) solution can help you respond on the customers' terms.
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General Motors Will Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul
GM's new CIO Randy Mott plans to bring nearly all IT work in-house as one piece of a sweeping IT overhaul. It's a high-risk strategy that's similar to what Mott drove at Hewlett-Packard.

Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
The National Reconnaissance Office provides satellite imagery for intelligence operations and national defense. Here's a look at the agency's most recent rocket launches.

11 Super Mobile Medical Apps
Healthcare is in the middle of a mobile revolution. Doctors are adopting mobile apps that make them more effective, and patients are taking to ones that give them more control over their healthcare. Here are 11 apps that stand out from the crowd.

Randy Mott's Journey To General Motors
The CIO's road through Wal-Mart, Dell, and HP was marked by very different cultures and expectations.

Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
Microsoft's slick new Windows 8 Surface tablet looks great, though pricing remains a question. Get up close with 10 of its most compelling features.


10 Tips: Tap Consumer Sentiment On Social Networks
Facebook and Twitter can serve as real-time consumer focus groups, but watch out for 'channel biases' and think beyond your brand. Follow these 10 pointers for effective use of sentiment analysis technologies.   View Now

10 Great Summer iPad Apps
Intel Puts Future On Exhibit


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How the SF Giants Perfected BYOD and Their Game
In the history of Major League Baseball, there have been only 22 perfect games, and Matt Cain now has one of them. But another record was also broken that night: an IT record.   Watch

Zenprise MDM Attempts to Balance Compliance, User Experience
Getting Googly On Valley View



Malware from B to Z: Inside the threat from Blackhole to ZeroAccess
Drive-by downloads on the web are nothing new--these attacks exploit a user's browser to distribute malware and steal data. Join Richard Wang, Director of Threat Research at SophosLabs to learn how hackers are using Blackhole and ZeroAccess together to compromise your security. It happens Thursday, July 26, 2012. More Information & Registration

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Virtual Event: EHRs: Beyond The Basics
In this InformationWeek Healthcare virtual event, editors and experts will discuss how to improve electronic health record systems.
It happens July 31

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