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RFID Gaining in Popularity


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published September 21, 2005
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) isn’t new, but its growing popularity is moving RFID squarely on to the 'To Do' list of many a CIO.

Corporate Blogging Gaining Momentum


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published August 1, 2005
Like email and instant messaging, blogging is becoming yet another conduit of corporate information and, just like its cousins, one that needs to be controlled and monitored.

Snagging Spyware


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published June 29, 2005
As the cousin of adware, spyware has been around for a while but it is only now being dealt with as the serious threat it is.

An Ounce of (Back-up) Prevention ...


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published May 10, 2005
CIOs without data back-up policies and procedures could end up explaining this lapse to a jury.

'Browsing' the Market


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published April 13, 2005
With the exploding popularity of alternative Web browsers like Mozilla's Firefox, maybe its time to rethink your reliance on Internet Explorer ... or is it?

No Longer a Nicety: EIM


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published March 16, 2005
Instant messaging is everywhere and growing. Without a company-sanctioned, enterprise solution in place, companies may find themselves wide open to security risks and regulatory headaches.

Using BSM to Strengthen the Network


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published March 3, 2005
Visa reveals how its business approach to service levels has strengthened its network, helped its customers and contributed to the credit-card company's bottom line.

Going Grid


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published February 24, 2005
CIOs at large companies are turning to grid computing for lower costs, faster response times and greater management flexibility.

Change: Love It or Leave


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published December 6, 2004
Want to be successful? Embrace change. It is your ally.

Wi-Fi: From the Stone Age to Star Trek


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published December 1, 2004
Wi-Fi networks can help companies dependent on older technologies leapfrog intermediate steps and go right to the cutting edge.

Outsourcing May Lead to Empty IT Departments


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published November 9, 2004
As the adoption of outsourcing increases, CIOs will need to boost their business smarts (and skills) to ward off loneliness in downsized IT departments.

Bridging the CIO/CEO Credibility Gap


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published October 29, 2004
Learning to talk dollars and cents helps CIOs to get heard by other chief executives.

Fixing Phishing


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published September 16, 2004
Phishing attacks may be directed at consumers but the damage to corporations is potentially huge.

Beyond Fear


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published September 10, 2004
Security expert Bruce Schneier talks with CIO Update about how CIOs can best meet the security challenge.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published September 8, 2004
CIOs constantly are torn between addressing the IT crisis of the day and focusing on long-term, strategic projects. Managing this conflict requires setting sensible priorities and procedures.

Portfolio Management Courts CIOs


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published August 20, 2004
Software for evaluating and managing current and future technology tools gains popularity.

Human Error: The 'Oops' Factor


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published July 27, 2004
Training, audits and a new breed of technology solutions can help protect corporate networks from a common (and dangerous) adversary: humans.

A CIO's Cingular (M&A) Challenge


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published June 28, 2004
Making Cingular into a powerhouse cell-phone provider took a CIO with guts, stamina and willingness to cut without mercy.

The Wi-Fi Maids


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published June 14, 2004
While Wi-Fi hotspots have yet to prove profitable, there are effective niche applications with promise. Here's one being utilized by the hospitality industry.

Tomorrow's CIOs Will Need Business Skills First


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published May 4, 2004
It's no secret the CIO's job is changing rapidly. But just what skills will come in most handy to manage that change or land the job (if you're not already there) are not always easy to see. But, with a little insight, they can be attained.

For CIOs: 'It's All About Risk'


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Jeanette James

| CIO Insights Article Published March 25, 2004
At this year's PC Forum in Scottsdale, Ariz. current and former CIOs and executives talk openly about managing the risk factors inherent to the CIO's job and how those risks change the job.