CIO Insight presented by Project Community

When Apps Fall Short of User Expectations

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While there’s no way to eliminate every glitch and problem in applications, it is possible to approach application performance management in a better way. A recent study conducted by IT management firm ManageEngine found that one-third of IT teams discover application performance issues from users. While this may seem somewhat logical because users are constantly…

Why Data Is the New Business Currency

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A universal truth in business is that all roads lead to data. In an increasingly complex and connected world, the ability of an organization to collect, manage and analyze data effectively separates the winners from the runners-up. A report from Capgemini and co-sponsored by EMC, Big Fast Data: The Rise of Insight-Driven Business, has put a…

Goodwill Embraces the Benefits of Virtualization

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by: Samuel Greengard One of the biggest challenges for charitable organizations is putting dollars to work in the most effective way possible. At Goodwill Industries New York and New Jersey, which provides essential services and aid for 95,000 individuals, including the disabled and veterans, the task is enormous. “Information technology is at the center of almost…

Keep It Simple, SMBs

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by: Pat Burke Simple can, paradoxically, become a complicated ordeal if a business leaping into the digital current doesn’t incorporate a simple plan from the beginning. Unless you’re Rube Goldberg, overly complicated rarely ends well. Yet for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) trying to see their way through the digital labyrinth of vendors, social media gurus,…

Compology Goes Dumpster Diving for Data

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by: Samuel Greengard An upstart California company introduces sensors and software to make waste collection far more efficient. Few businesses are as inherently inefficient as waste collection. For a typical firm that collects trash from multiple sites, a fleet of trucks canvases routes and empties commercial Dumpsters whether they contain only a few items or they’re…