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Minding the “Skills” Gap

CompTIA, a professional development technology association, reports in a recent study that "93 percent of employers indicate there is an overall skills gap among their IT staff."
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Speak the Language of Business

Joe Topinka is vice president of multichannel commerce and chief information officer for Red Wing Shoes, the Minneapolis-based work boot company that has served customers for more than 100 years.
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The New Requirements for Today’s CIO

IT Leadership is challenged to keep the lights on, drive innovation and create unique value for customers. Once IT executives have a seat on the business strategy committee, there is a responsibility to influence how technology enables the business to grow and thrive.
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Innovation vs. Extinction

Several conversations on this site have looked forward to where IT is headed. But what if, instead, we look in the rearview mirror for guidance?
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Big Data — What’s the Big Deal?

People have been talking about Big Data since the late 1990s. When originally coined, the phrase addressed the continuously growing boundaries of computing. Technologists were making everything bigger—from CPU processing power to storage to networks.
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The Importance of 2.0

Today, we have some very important macro trends that we’re defining as 2.0 phases. Management, IT, enterprise, capital and economics are experiencing tectonic shifts in the way they are defined, measured, analyzed, discussed and acted upon.
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