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Technology, Cloud

Cloud communication tools - Part II

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RickBlaisdell

In one of my latest articles, I talked about cloud based social and communication tools that help organizations improve their performance and I mentioned some of these tools that SMBs should be focusing on: voice, email

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CIO Leadership, Big Data

Big Data is here to stay—what does it mean for your enterprise?

Pop quiz: Where did the term “Big Data” come from?

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Answer: Back in 2001, Gartner analyst Doug Laney defined data growth challenges and opportunities as being three-dimensional, due to rapidly increasing volume (amount of data), velocity (speed of data in and out), and variety (range of data types and sources).[1]


Technology, Mobility

Mobile should be measured like a sales quota.

Community Video by,
Community Manager
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The benefits of smart phones need to be measured carefully. After all, mobile is about revenue generation, argues Enterprise CIO Forum community manager John Dodge.

Follow John Dodge on Twitter.


Technology, Mobility

Basoor’s Heart-Failure Checklist now on Mi-Forms Mobile Form

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Dr. Basoor doesn’t ‘skip a beat’ while demonstrating his Heart Failure Checklist on Mi-Forms


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Innovation comes in a bottle at Clorox

New spray bottle good to the last drop

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Community Manager
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Normally, I endure (read: ignore) online video ads, but one from Clorox caught my eye recently. It extolled the wonder of it's new Smart Tube spray bottle, which promises to drain every last drop of Clorox, Tilex or 409.

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Technology, Cloud

New HIPPA Regulation Applies to Cloud Services Providers

The major driving factors for the health care sector to move to cloud-based platforms is the need to increase storage while reducing costs and the ability to centrally manage patient data.

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The major driving factors for the health care sector to move to cloud-based platforms is the need to increase storage while reducing costs and the ability to centrally manage patient data. The large amount of data health care providers own and manage can cause huge costs in managing physical machines and storage. The health care sector could get a much higher rate of return on investments from cloud adoption even more so than other industries.

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Technology, IT Performance

How to Be a Smart Buyer of ERP Software: Vendor Selection

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corelynx

The success of ERP project implementation depends largely upon the integrity of your vendor. The performance of the software will be grossly impacted by the level of services offered by the vendor and the contract drawn between you. A study conducted to discover the reasons of high ERP project flops has also accused poor vendor selection as one of the culprits.

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Technology, Converged Infrastructure

Are Virtual Storage Appliances the future of software-defined storage?

My colleague, Kate Davis, worldwide product marketing manager for HP StoreVirtual Storage, continues her discussion on software-defined storage. We invite you to comment and join in our conversations.

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HP Blogger
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BradParks

Picking up the conversation started by my colleague Kate Davis. Kate writes:

In the last blog, we posed the question: How do you defined software-defined storage? We offered up a base definition of what software-defined storage means to us. Since then, IDC has released a new taxonomy on software-defined storage which includes its definition:

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

CIOs listen up: You are what you measure!

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A few years ago, Dan Ariely, a professor of behavioral economics at Duke University, wrote for Harvard Business Review that “You Are What You Measure.” In the column, Ariely explained that people alter their behavior “based on the metrics they’re held against. Anything you measure will impel a person to optimize their score on that metric,” he says. Remembering this, I have been asking CIOs over the past year what they measure to get a better sense of their strategic or tactical orientation.

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