IT

For years, IT organizations operated in a certain way. They provided a relatively standard service in a particular way. Of course, both of these evolved incrementally year over year. Over the past 5-10 years, that direction has changed pretty significantly. And it shows no sign...

Some iPhone 6 Plus users are discovering their handsets do something Apple isn’t advertising: Bending. Yes, a few phablets are bowing slightly after being kept in back pockets and then sat upon. You could say it’s a pocket-sized controversy, and you’d (mostly) be right. Considering the...

If a mobile camera app icon manifested into a physical product, it would be the new Polaroid Cube. And judging by the looks of this wee little box, the action camera might just win over plenty of hearts, helmets and handlebars. The Cube, which starts shipping...

Oracle founder Larry Ellison doesn't do anything half-heartedly. His passion for sailing led to his all-in financial backing and stewardship of Oracle Team USA, the reigning Americas Cup champion. Ellison's love for tennis turned into his acquisition of the BNP Paribas tournament in Indian Wells,...

September may be my favorite time of the year. In addition to the adrenaline rush of running the U.S. Open, it’s also the beginning of the football season. As an avid football fan, I can hardly wait for the first Sunday of the season to...

In the wake of serious security breaches in the last year, from the pilfering of Target customers’ credit card information to the celebrity iCloud selfie-hack, it’s easy to feel digitally naked. Your current best options—like making your password something along the lines of “**_^XBE47>>” or...

BioForward has named Laura Bray its new CEO, the Madison organization representing Wisconsin's biotechnology companies announced Wednesday. Bray has served the past 10 years as executive director of Menomonee Valley Partners Inc., a public-private partnership advocating economic development and ecological restoration in Milwaukee's Menomonee River...

IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation. Stereotypes, ignorance, and misinformation. They're all still conspiring to create the impression that IT departments are more of an obstruction than an asset to businesses....

You are the “CIO” of your organization, and the expectations and pressure couldn’t be higher. Your goal is to be an extraordinary leader with a transformative impact on your company and for your customers. The good news is there’s no shortage of guidance available regarding how to do so. But as you begin absorbing the contents of the many books, articles, conferences, blogs, tweets, videos and other posts on the topic, not to mention the daily tugs on your time from myriad stakeholders, you may begin to ask yourself: “Exactly what is my role anyway?