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TechViews: Make Your Big Data Worth the Investment; The Top 5 Cloud Security Concerns for Your Business and more! Featured Article What Are You Doing About the Changing Role of IT? By Andi Mann It is almost a truism today that business leaders outside IT are increasingly taking control of information technology, and spending the IT budget. SaaS is allowing the CMO to adopt Marketing Automation software, and allowing the EVP of Sales to adopt CRM and SFA tools. LOB leaders are developing their own mobile apps to manage inventories, speed up production and drive efficiency in logistics. Strategy and Finance are using technology partners for data analytics to better understand market opportunities and cost drivers. And they are doing it all without asking IT for permission. Tech News The DevOps movement is young, so many people still do not understand exactly what it ... (more)

TechViews: Google Flu Trends Big Data runs a fever, 8 Way Big Data will change sports and more!

TechViews: Google Flu Trends Big Data runs a fever, 8 Way Big Data will change sports and more! Featured Article Are Today's CIOs Cynics or Just Realists? By Jackie Kahle There were some astonishing findings from the recent Vanson Bourne research on The Changing Role of IT that illuminate what CIOs are thinking about the role of their IT department. CIOs are far more negative and pessimistic than their own IT teams when it comes to assessing the strategic role of IT and its impact on the business. But why is that? Tech News It took a lot of work to get developers and IT ops peop... (more)

TechViews: The Tesla Model S can power your house, Macy’s and Khol’s love Big Data, keyless hotel check-in with your phone; and more!

TechViews: The Tesla Model S can power your house, Macy’s and Khol’s love Big Data, keyless hotel check-in with your phone; and more! Featured Article Getting an Earful of IT Predictions with the TechViews Podcast By Denise Dubie Did you get sucked into Candy Crush Saga on your mobile device? Or were you one of the cool kids wearing Google Glass in 2013? And which trend will take hold in 2014 and become the must-have technology for you or your IT organization? With 2013 behind us and 2014 here, IT industry watchers are looking back to see what worked in the previous year and looki... (more)

TechViews: Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion, 4 considerations for choosing the right Cloud solution; Big Data goes mainstream and more!

TechViews: Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion, 4 considerations for choosing the right Cloud solution; Big Data goes mainstream and more! Featured Article Powerful Influencers Impacting Cloud Innovation By Robyn Rawlings There is no denying that social media is one of the most pervasive influencers the business world has encountered. Corporations and organizations of all sizes have jumped on the social media band wagon rather than ending up underneath or trailing behind it. As with any factor influencing the business, it’s expected that IT needs would change along with a company’... (more)

TechViews: Enterprise mobility 2014 trend watch, Dr. Big Data, 4 issues for the CIO in 2014, Big price range from cloud providers and more!

TechViews: Enterprise mobility 2014 trend watch, Dr. Big Data, 4 issues for the CIO in 2014, Big price range from cloud providers and more! Featured Article Needed: A Fundamental Shift in How We Run IT By Tony Davis A few years ago, a senior executive at the shipping company I worked for took me aside and asked me to look into why our ecommerce website was receiving constant complaints regarding slow and erratic performance. His exact words were, “It sucks.” Now, this surprised me, because I had worked in varying capacities on that website and I knew that we had great availability... (more)