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Why companies offer a hacking bounty -- and why there are challenges

Major companies like Apple, Uber, and Yelp regularly offer bounties -- some as high as $200,000 -- but there can be drawbacks

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Busted! 5 myths of digital transformation

Let’s get digital: Serious opportunities await those who can cut through the bull surrounding everything that can make an organization digital

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5 tips to help developers keep up with changing technologies

Developers want to learn new technologies and build new things, and these five tips can help keep the innovation flowing

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Party like it’s 1999

Open source is often pitched as the only way to sell software to the enterprise of today. But what should you consider to build a business around a highly popular open source project?

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Executive dilemma: Approve the cloud, get a pay cut

The common EBITDA metric that financial analysts follow -- and which affects executive pay -- is biased against operational expenses such as cloud services

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Fixing the communications breakdown between IT security and the board and c-suite

Stop buying the first security solution that comes down the pike and solve the communications logjam first

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How Anaplan makes dynamic strategic planning a reality

Founder and CTO Michael Gould outlines how Anaplan’s cloud-based platform pulls strategic planning out of spreadsheet hell

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How to create a culture of innovation

CIO.com's Rich Hein spoke to seasoned IT leaders to learn the ways in which they foster a workplace culture that values and rewards innovation.

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Data is useless

Data used to be hard to collect, expensive to store, and slow to analyze. All that has changed. Most businesses are now drowning in data, but still haven’t learned how to swim. They need to learn how to transform data from a useless...

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Oracle: We're going to sue that whistleblower cloud employee

Svetlana Blackburn 'was terminated for poor performance,' the company says

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Open source job market booming

The demand for open source talent is high, according to a new report from Dice.com and The Linux Foundation

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5 things containers need to win the enterprise

Container technology like Docker and CoreOS offers tremendous benefits in terms of flexible service and application delivery, but it needs these five key elements to take off in the enterprise

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APIs abound, but challenges remain

Most organizations use APIs to build mobile and Web applications, integrate back-office systems, enable third-party developers, and incorporate third-party services. But IT departments face many challenges, ranging from infrastructure...

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8 fears keeping security professionals up at night

As the need for enterprise data and technology grows, it only widens the skills gap for security professionals. That means, security professionals are feeling the pressure to get more done with less

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Verizon releases first-ever data breach digest with security case studies

Verizon is known for its huge annual Data Breach Investigations Report, but this morning it released a less data-heavy digest organized by case study

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10 tips for integrating NoSQL databases in your business

NoSQL databases provide the agility, scalability, performance and availability to support many applications today, but implementing them is not always easy

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8 ways IBM Watson Analytics is transforming business

IBM Watson Analytics is a cloud-based data discovery service intended to provide the benefits of advanced analytics without the complexity. Here are eight organizations using Watson Analytics to transform their operations

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A tech policy agenda for an uncertain political future

The top tech priorities for Congress and President Obama this year should be fostering data-driven innovation and the Internet of Things, increasing digital trade and passing the TPP, fighting patent litigation abuse and patent...

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