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Dr. Carl Hammerschlag to speak at SIMposium 2013
Dr. Carl A. Hammerschlag is a master storyteller and internationally recognized author, physician, speaker and healer. A Yale-trained psychiatrist; he has spent more than 20 years working with Native Americans. He is an expert on how to survive in rapidly changing cultures. Now one of the world's leading proponents of Psychoneuroimmunology (mind-body-spirit medicine), he will speak at SIMposium 2013 in a session titled "Be Brave in the New World." Register now.
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Study predicts BYOD boom by 2016
A recent Telework Week report indicated that bring-your-own-device, or BYOD, programs have yet to fully take hold in the federal government, even though many employees are pressing to use their own smartphones and tablets for work. That may soon change: A new analysis predicts more than one-third of organizations will stop providing devices to workers by 2016.
4 risks when employees bring their own devices to work
What your employees do with their smartphones on — or off — the clock is their own business, right? Not quite. In the bring-your-own-device era, the moment an employee uses a personal device to do any work — whether to read a text from the boss or check a competitor's website — the company can be liable for any laws broken using the device.
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Struggling companies turn to business-savvy IT pros to boost the bottom line
Economic woes in recent years have spurred companies of all sizes to shake up data center hiring, training, development and other processes to better align IT and business operations — and boost the bottom line.
Many companies now look for IT employees who can contribute more than code, and they think business acumen is as important as technical expertise, because business-savvy IT workers can help companies cut costs and in some cases even generate revenue, according to IT executives.
Make change management a constant
Change management is one of the toughest parts of a technology rollout, according to both anecdote and analysts. People are simply set in their ways. And when they're not, they're usually busy defending turf or failing to communicate. While this seems like a problem for HR or business unit managers, the reality is that IT is central to solving it.
Why it's time to take LinkedIn seriously
If you've ever wondered about the relevancy of LinkedIn, doubt no more. The business-related social network passed the 10-year milestone recently and now counts more than 225 million members.
But is there really value in spending time on LinkedIn? Is it worth your time to create a robust profile there? Can this platform benefit your business? The answer is yes, on all counts. Here's why.
Hope springs eternal for CMOs and CIOs
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The Digital Age has handed companies untold powers of customer intelligence and engagement, and much has been made over which corporate duchies will wield them. But a study from the CMO Council finds that peace has been declared between CMOs and CIOs at an elite group of companies — and they're not the "built for big data" startups one might expect.
How powerful is your personal brand?
By C. Fredrick Crum
As we hear of challenges from around the world and as markets shift, we can no longer rely on job security. Climbing up the corporate ladder in a singular firm is no longer the norm. In fact, looking into the crystal ball, we all may be self-employed private contractors working for, but not attached to, any particular firm or organization. Knowing these trends, there is only one realistic advantage that's certain to outshine the others: your personal brand.
6 tips to build your social media strategy
With so many social media outlets to choose from — Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google+, as well as more specialized sites — how do you pick the one, or three, that will deliver the best return on your investment of time and resources? To find out, CIO.com queried dozens of IT executives and social media experts. Following are their top six tips for choosing the best social media sites for your small business.
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Act like a leader before you are 1
Harvard Business Review
If you want to become a leader, don't wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you're still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your potential and carve your path to the role you want.
5 ways IT can crush corporate caste system
The grim reality is that there's a caste system in corporate America today. At the top sits "the business" and below it, IT and operations. Most C-level types have learned to talk the talk of partnership, but at the end of the day, when the business says jump, IT has little choice but to ask how high.
The good news is that IT can improve their lots in life and their companies' bottom lines with empathy.
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