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Sacrifice and Leadership

In 2005 I received probably the best advice in my career.  I was Director of Infrastructure at an International firm with offices worldwide. I was energetic and looking for opportunities.   433 more words


From StateTech: How to Survive and Thrive During the IT Budget Cycle

Budgeting is an important part of managing an IT organization. No matter the size of the shop, every IT manager grapples with funding, performance and financial pressures. 79 more words


51% Of Pension Managers Say NO to High-Frequency Trading

   Excerpt below courtesy of Pensions&Investment April 14 edition, story by Christine Williamson

Controversy over high-frequency trading, fomented by Michael Lewis’ new book, highlights the conflict many chief investment officers experience over the practice. 111 more words

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Microsoft offers new thoughts on data platform strategy with launch of updated SQL Server

A new version of SQL Server is a big deal for Microsoft Corp.

SQL Server is a $5 billion business for the world’s largest software company, and the company says it now enjoys a 45% market share worldwide. 380 more words

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How to turn risk into business reward

Digital technologies, such as mobile, social media and the cloud, make it possible to collect and analyze data about customers’ needs and preferences, and use it to build stronger, more personalized, higher-value business relationships. 439 more words


Memo to CEOs: Your IT leader wants your job

Remember when IT directors were just techies who made sure all the computer systems were working properly?

Those days are ancient history. Today’s IT leads are not only intimately involved in all aspects of business operations, they’re itching to take the helm of their organizations. 296 more words

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Heartbleed bug spreads beyond Web servers, could leave email, firewalls and mobile phones vulnerable, experts say

BOSTON — Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the “Heartbleed” computer bug, according to security experts who warned on Thursday that the risks extended beyond just Internet Web servers. 972 more words

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