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  • 10 years in tech: The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004

    A year is a long time in smartphone technology today, so remember if you can the changes that have taken place over the last decade.

  • Germany's IFA show, debut ground for numerous new products, hits 90 years old

    When German radio manufacturers gathered in 1924 to show off their products, just a year after regular broadcasting began in the country, they probably didn't imagine they were sowing the seeds for what eventually would become IFA.

  • Boston's Bolt launches hardware companies

    Watch the first episode in our new series Breakout Startups here.

  • BYOD twists and turns keep CIOs off-balance

    In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.

  • IoT is here and there, but not everywhere yet

    The Internet of Things is still too hard. Even some of its biggest backers say so.

  • What Does the Future of Work Look Like?

    With Microsoft moving into a "mobile first, cloud first" world, an Apple smartwatch coming any day now and everyone else buying into the cloud computing hype, it can be easy to lose sight of what all of these developments do: Drive business forward by enabling employees to be more productive. Essentially, it's about the future of work.

  • Digital Spotlight: Mobility in NZ - preparing now for the future

    Mobility, when correctly implemented and controlled, can help organisations improve employee productivity and deliver financial benefits.

  • Flexibility, asking questions key for recent college graduates looking to advance in IT

    When Cathy Lee started working at New York startup Faith Street last year, she quickly learned a lesson that could benefit other recent college graduates who want to advance their IT careers -- soft skills like being flexible, taking on new tasks and asking questions matter a lot.

  • Digital Spotlight: Handling the inevitable - the case for organisational resilience

    External threats might be what you read about most in the media, but internal inadvertent mistakes can cause as much harm for any organisation, according to industry experts.

  • How to Use Evernote to Improve Your Productivity

    With more than 100 million users, Evernote is popular for good reason. The app is for much more than just jotting down notes, though -- you can add contacts, collaborate and even snap pictures of paper notes. Here are some tips from getting the most out of Evernote.

  • Three strategies for the new era of enterprise cybersecurity

    The pace of change for Information Technology is challenging established notions of "What is IT?" and "What is Information Security in the modern age?" For one example, the "new" data center technologies such as virtualization, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), service-oriented delivery models, and cloud computing have radically changed the typical IT infrastructure from a defined set of assets owned and controlled by the organization to a constantly fluctuating roster of resources that can come and go from IT department visibility and control.

  • How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Top IT Talent

    Recruiting the best technology professionals starts with the job description. Here's how to make sure yours is hitting all the right areas.

  • How to Clean Up Your IT Resume

    As spring comes to a close, it's an ideal time to clear the clutter from your resume. It's key to make sure you present only relevant, current information in the most attractive way possible. Here, three experts weigh in on what to toss out and what to keep.

  • CIOs Adjust to Enterprise Tech as a Fashion Statement

    The state of enterprise tech has moved from company-centric to user-centric, and IT leaders -- faced with fickle consumer-business users -- must learn to understand 'the need' not 'the ask.'

  • CompTIA Taps Brain Science to Help You Conquer Certification Testing

    CompTIA's CertMaster combines principles from neurobiology, cognitive psychology and game studies to help you learn new material and retain it for the long term.

  • How to make the most of an IT buyer's market

    After years of fighting tooth and nail with vendors for meager price discounts or modest service-level agreements, IT has seen the tables start to turn: Sweeping changes are reshaping the vendor landscape, shifting negotiating power from stingy service providers to savvy CIOs.

  • How to use social networking to succeed in business

    In the current business climate, networking is at the nexus of technology, the customer, and true innovation, and it's about time you put your heart and soul into it. In short, it's time to get on board with social or get left behind.

  • 10 Tips for Creating a Successful Google AdWords Campaign

    You don't have to spend a lot to get a lot. Google AdWords users and experts share hands-on advice on how you can improve the ROI on your AdWords campaigns.

  • Digital Spotlight: SDN – a disruption waiting to happen

    Disruptive technologies do just what their name implies. They shake up existing markets and values and replace it with new markets. Such disruption can be painful, wrenching and traumatic, even though they play out over decades and, more often, come out for the better at the other end.

  • Information overload: Finding signals in the noise

    Signal-to-noise ratios are hard to manage. As a security professional, you want the threat data, you want the attack notifications and alerts, and you need intelligence. But, when there's too much coming in, those alerts and notifications fall to the wayside. They're easily dismissed and ignored.