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Friedenberg 360 Tech and Media Insights

Security Crashes the Boardroom Party

Given the recent spate of headline-grabbing data breaches, CIOs need to be prepared to answer a lot of board questions about risk. This will be the year when cybersecurity concerns crash the boardroom party and take a seat at the head of the table. The...

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Disruptive Tech Changing Network IT

  The network has always been a transformative technology; connecting enterprises and individuals. In conjunction with technological advances, the network has helped to streamline processes and improve workflow. This evolution continues today with...

From the Road Interviews with Executives

Red Hat CEO: Establishing Cloud Leadership

When you think about the leading cloud computing companies, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst hopes his company springs to mind. In fact, the CEO of the rapidly growing, Raleigh, NC-based open source company is doing everything in his power to ensure that Red...

Friedenberg 360 Tech and Media Insights

Are You Ready to Replace Yourself?

CIOs rarely get to name their successors, and companies overall do a poor job of succession planning. CEO Michael Friedenberg says it’s time to get serious about closing the succession gap. I was recently talking with a CIO on the verge of retiring...

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What is the ITDMs Definition of Quality Content?

  In our annual Customer Engagement survey we look at the role content consumption plays in the purchase process for major technology products and services. The results of this study can help tech marketers create a content strategy that will reach...

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Top 10 Tech Industry Megatrends of 2015

More IT vendors will split up. Boards will get even more paranoid about security. UX and CX become critical competencies for CIOs. “Futurology has always bounced around between common sense, nonsense and a healthy dose of wishful thinking.”...

Friedenberg 360 Tech and Media Insights

Is the World as Flat as We Think?

IDG CEO Michael Friedenberg weighs the promise of globalization against the competitive realities of Internet business practices and security concerns. In 2005, Thomas Friedman’s award-winning book The World Is Flat championed the transformative...

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New Executive Skill Sets Emerge in CIO 100 Award Winners

IDG CEO Michael Friedenberg spots skills that signal greater business success for IT: marketing, market knowledge and communication. Congratulations to this year’s CIO 100 Award winners and to our six newest members of the CIO Hall of Fame. This...

Friedenberg 360 Tech and Media Insights

Two Critical Questions Every CIO Should Answer

Are we living through the single most revolutionary time in business transformation? Or does it just feel that way? When I think about the combined forces of the Internet, cloud computing, social tools, mobile devices and a nearly infinite amount of big...

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Building Relationships Accelerates Sales

  Congratulations marketers, brand-recognition campaigns and relationship building has been paying off. According to IDG Enterprise’s 2014 Role & Influence of the Technology Decision-Maker, brand recognition and relationship-building accelerate...