CIOs need to leave the stacks behind to innovate for their business, expert says

Innovative companies of today can no longer rely on CIOs whose purview doesn't extend past back-office server stacks. With the way tech is headed for nearly every industry – to the cloud – most enterprises need an IT exec at the front of the business with a solid understanding of the organization's core processes and how to better realize them, observed Kendra Von Esh, executive strategic advisor at Coupa, in this exclusive interview with FierceCIO.

Additional problems found in pre-installed Dell software

Dell PCs are shipping with more than one self-signed root certificate that comes complete with their corresponding private key, according to a new report on Computerworld.

The old HP signs off with an uninspiring final earnings report

The now-dissolved Hewlett-Packard reported its last quarterly financial report on Tuesday, disappointing Wall Street and providing a lackluster forecast for the two companies it was split into.

Microsoft makes Windows 10 November update available again

Microsoft has made the November update of Windows 10 available for directly download again, and finally explains why it pulled the download.

Apache Incubator accepts IBM's SystemML for open source development

IBM announced Tuesday that SystemML, a machine learning tool the company created, has been accepted into the Apache Incubator to further develop the tech for open-source uses.


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