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  • 3 Ways Women Are Driving Change in Tech

    It can be hard for women at the top of the corporate ladder to really drive change. (Its a challenge for men, too.) Moderating a panel at the recent Women in Technology Summit, though, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle discovered that women outside the C-suite are driving change at many technology companies. Credit a willingness to embrace analytics.

  • How IBM plans to get with the times

    The IBM Edge2014 infrastructure event hinted at how the company plans to use experience to its advantage. Far from burning out or fading away like an aging rock star, IBM intends to join today's young rockers on stage -- and steal the show.

  • Techies ditch the hoodies and Google Glass

    In the Silicon Valley, techies - blamed for gentrification and sky-high rent - have become the recipients of nasty stares, curses, threats and even physical confrontation. So you can't blame them for trying to go incognito.

  • CIOs say mobilising enterprise apps is not that easy

    Employees want their go-to business apps available on their mobile devices. IT wants to deliver enterprise apps to help mobile workers become more productive. So what's keeping CIOs from bringing those critical apps to iPhones and Android phones?

  • PayPal says it's time to ditch passwords and PINs

    PayPal CISO Michael Barrett took the keynote stage at Interop to announce the impending death of passwords and their replacement with more robust authentication protocols based on an open standard. Apple may lead the way with its next iPhone.

  • Windows 7, iOS, BYOD redefine enterprise OS landscape

    Led by Windows 7, Microsoft's operating systems still control the enterprise, but the software giant's days of dominance are waning. As a recent Forrester report highlights, mobile devices and BYOD have made the state of enterprise operating systems far more complex.

  • How to Craft a Mobile-Application Strategy

    Timing is essential to the success of a mobile application. Just ask Richard Peltz, CIO of <a href="%20http://www.cio.com/cio100/detail/2159">Marcus and Millichap</a>, a $13.5 billion commercial real estate investment services firm. In January 2010, when the commercial real estate market was starting to emerge from a two-year slump, the company began looking for ways to increase brand awareness and exposure for its 1,200 agents nationwide. Peltz came up with the idea of providing searchable profiles of agents and loan originators on the company's website, which clients could access with their iPhones or Android smartphones.

  • Telecom Bill Cramming Impacts IT's Bottom Line

    In June, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) announced plans to propose new rules to increase transparency and disclosure on phone bills in order to help protect consumers from "cramming", the illegal addition of unauthorized fees onto a monthly phone bills.