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Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

How SMBs can maximize tech dollars

Replacing the technology you have with less expensive alternatives (like getting OpenOffice for free rather than spending hundreds on Microsoft Office) can save you money, but it won't really upgrade your business.Bottom line,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 15th, 2007 James E. Gaskin

Don’t be a CHUMP

Job descriptions for CIOs vary widely. Some companies recognize that day-to-day IT activities often make it difficult to undertake long-term planning.They create a corporate CIO position for someone whose sole purpose will be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2007 Bart Perkins

Protecting end-users from themselves

The recent OS X-specific Mac Trojan ignited many hot conversations on various security mailing lists last week. Supposedly, the excitement regarding the Trojan is that it is the first time profit-seeking criminals have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2007 Roger A. Grimes

Everyone’s a CPO

I'm not sure what happened when a doctor from Sick Kids left his hard drive in the middle of Pearson International Airport, but I'm willing to bet he didn't go running to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 1st, 2007 Shane Schick

It may not be sexy, but Active Management holds promise

In technology, what gets the attention is usually more speed, new capabilities, smaller and cheaper. The question of how well it really works and how easy it is to manage fades into the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 31st, 2006 Grant Buckler