Business Management

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Smart CFOs Can Handle Excess Data: Alex Davern, National Instruments

Alex Davern, COO, CFO, and EVP of National Instruments, talks about how can CFOs handle data overload and cope up with uncertain economic conditions.

Be Business Savvy. Be On Board.

Ability to manage people, bring in change, and take substantial interest in business processes are few things a CIO needs to make it to the board.  

CISOs Can Combat APTs with a Bit of Preparation

Advanced persistent threats are on the rise. It is time for CISOs to move beyond the traditional security measures. 

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How-To

How to Achieve Better Third-party Security

No enterprise is an island. In a connected world, a business cannot function without multiple relationships with third parties--outside vendors, contractors, affiliates, partners, and others.

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Interview

New Buying Pattern is Changing IAM: ILANTUS Technologies

Binod Singh, President and CEO, ILANTUS Technologies, believes that as more business departments start making IT purchase decisions, it’s changing the way identity and access management (IAM) is built and sold. IAM will have to move from its monolithic past to a dynamic, fragmented, and user-friendly avatar.

Strict SLAs to Fortify ‘Vendor-CIO’ Partnership: Duncan Jones, Forrester

Duncan Jones, VP, Principal Analyst, Sourcing & Vendor Management, Forrester talks on how CIOs need to reinforce their vendor relationships to strike the best deal.

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Video

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Alison Higgins-Miller, VP, Websense

Alison Higgins-Miller, VP APAC and Japan, Websense, talks about trends in security.

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Anil Bhasin, MD, Palo Alto Networks

Anil Bhasin, MD, India and SAARC for Palo Alto Networks talks about next generation security.

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Anuj Bhalla, VP, Wipro

Anuj Bhalla, Global Head and VP-IS, Unit Infrastructure and Product Business, Wipro, talks about how the company is helping CIOs in the journeys towards the cloud, mobility and analytics.

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News

Lenovo Set to Complete Acquisition of IBM x86 Server Business

Lenovo is paying US$2.1 billion to buy IBM's x86 server business.

Softbank in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation

Japanese telecom carrier said to want animated movie producer.

EMC Reportedly Held Merger Talks With Hewlett-Packard

HP CEO Meg Whitman would have led a combined company, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Opinion

How Enterprise Social Networks Can Address Collaboration Inefficiencies

In this mobile age, where work is not restricted to a physical space and employees need to be connected 24/7, enterprise social collaboration solutions eliminate the risk of duplicated efforts and miscommunication.

Tech Companies, FCPA, and the Lessons to be Learnt

It is not that the technology companies are inherently corrupt in their business practices. So, why is this situation prevailing?

From the Editor: The Delivery Agenda

Outcome-based IT has fast become the new enterprise norm, with business end goals dictating what, how, why, and when IT gets leveraged.

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Slide-Show

8 Top Execs’ Infamous Memos that Went Viral

Of late, the memos by company chiefs are far from being positive or motivational. The latest in the list is Nadella's memo to his employees about the mass lay-off Microsoft is planning. We bring to you eight such memos that went viral.

Yahoo’s Failed Acquisitions

Yahoo has acquired Micro Blogging site Tumblr but will this acquisition also end up like Yahoo’s earlier failures? Here is a list of Yahoo’s failed acquisitions.

Google's Acquisitions in 2012 (So Far)

Google maintains its role as one of the biggest curators of knowledge by acquiring smaller businesses. Here's a look at the six companies the search giant has snapped up so far in 2012.

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