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What Makes Marketing Work? — The new marketer is supposed to be tech-savvy and data-driven, plying her trade using everything from marketing automation software and social-listening platforms to data analytics and programmatic-buying tools. But is something being lost in marketing's great digital migration? At its core, marketing has always been about a gut-feeling into human behavior, more art than science.

Tech Salary Guide for 2015 — From CIO to PC technician, salaries for technology-related jobs are on the rise. This IT salary guide covers pay increases for more than 80 positions in 12 categories. And if you work in the Silicon Valley, the news is even better.

Uber will fight to keep its Boston ride data private — Earlier this month, Uber agreed to provide Boston city officials a wealth of ride data to help them make better planning decisions-but it will go to considerable lengths to ensure that data is not made public.

Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking Say Artificial Intelligence Represents Real Threat — I worry about a lot of things - my health, my kids, and the size of my retirement account. I never worry about an impending robot apocalypse ... but maybe I should. A handful of very smart people in the science and technology worlds are worried about that very thing.
Jan 30, 2015

Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking Say Artificial Intelligence Represents Real Threat by @BSnyderSF… via @CIOonline

Jan 30, 2015

Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking Say Artificial Intelligence Represents Real Threat

How to Write a Great Cover Letter — Recruiters, hiring managers and other hiring decision makers, not to mention job seekers themselves, have debated for years: is a cover letter really necessary? The answer is a resounding 'Yes,' even if no one reads it.

CIO Outlines Cloud Environment Goals at Department of Defense — The top technology officer at the Department of Defense (DoD) wants to work more closely with cloud service providers, saying yesterday that he expects to enhance collaboration with the private sector as the Pentagon, like the rest of the federal government, looks to trim IT costs and improve efficiencies.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @CIOMagazine: “He wonders what businesses the Pentagon should get out of” RT @brett_colbert: CIO Outlines Cloud Goals at DoD

Bellwether Companies Are Buying Startups to Grab Tech and Talent — Maybe it's time to buy a startup. You have a mandate to innovate as you transform your company to a digital enterprise, whatever that entails. Yet 74 percent of CIOs find it challenging to balance business innovation and operational excellence, according to our 2015 State of the CIO research.
Jan 30, 2015

Thx! RT @sdfenton: Bellwether Companies Are Buying Startups to Grab Tech and Talent Excellent read from @knash99

Jan 30, 2015

Putting the #CIO in the wheeler-dealer seat RT @pandittushar: Bellwether Cos Buying Startups to Grab Tech & Talent

Jan 30, 2015

Using emerging tech from startups is old news. More powerful: acquire a startup, capture its talent & creative spirit…

Why Marketers Don't Understand Marketing Automation — Marketers are placing their bets on website, search engine optimization, branding and social media technologies -- not so much on paid advertising or, more importantly, marketing automation -- according to a survey from Autopilot, a marketing automation vendor.

12 Must-See Devices for Fitness and Sports Enthusiasts — These 12 high-tech devices capture a variety of data about various fitness activities to help you up your game, stay fit, reduce the risk of injury or even just impress your friends.
Jan 30, 2015

As we gear up for the Super Bowl....12 Must-See Devices for Fitness and Sports Enthusiasts by @lbrousell… @CIOonline

Jan 29, 2015

12 Must-See Devices for Fitness and Sports Enthusiasts by @lbrousell… via @CIOonline

5 Affordable Hardware Upgrades for a More Efficient New Year — It's the start of a new year, and what better way to kick it off than to upgrade your business PC to work faster and more efficiently? Granted, in the era of BYOD, workstations are not as popular as they once were.

Office for Android now widely available, with new Outlook apps in tow — Microsoft has made its Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps for Google's Android OS generally available, and also released new Outlook apps for Android and Apple's iOS. All three Office apps are available for download from Google's Play store. The launch is a part of Microsoft's strategy to become more cross-platform friendly across its entire portfolio of applications and services.

7 Ways Project Managers Can Anticipate, Avoid and Mitigate Problems — What separates the good, or the great, project managers (PM) from the just so-so? How they handle problems when they arise - and prevent them from derailing deadlines and the budget. Her are seven of the biggest (or most common) problems that PMs face, and what good ones can do to anticipate, avoid or mitigate them.

Taking an Investment Management Approach to IT — I remember having a conversation with a CIO a few months ago who complained that her business partners thought IT was free. The business would have a need, tell IT all about it, and then be relatively oblivious about the true costs of the technology solutions that IT provided.
Jan 29, 2015

How @CampbellSoupCo's CIO has tightened the connection between IT dollars & business outcomes… @marthaheller

Jan 29, 2015

(How Campbell Soup's CIO manages spending) Taking an Investment Management Approach to IT by @marthaheller @CIOonline

Why Social Listening Platforms Are Failing — With startups pouring into the emerging marketing technology market, the simple fact is that not everyone -- not every category -- is going to be a winner. Now Forrester has come up with a startling finding that one of the first marketing technologies to come along and help define this segment is failing to deliver results.