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Why a Linux-only approach will only get you fired

The city of Munich, Germany, is in the news over the last few days over an apparent change of heart over Linux. Paul Mah takes a look at the both sides of the story, and explains why a Linux-only approach is likely to get you fired.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: To buy or to wait

Should you get the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 today, or wait? Paul Mah highlights two reasons why you may want to wait.

The trials and tribulations of a mobile worker

Are you a mobile worker, or travel for work often? Here are some of the challenging experiences that I've encountered. 

What the Apple-IBM deal means for the CIO

We take a closer look at the enterprise implications of the deal that the Apple-IBM partnership for the CIO.

FierceCIO webinar explores consumerization and the role of the CIO

For insights on what consumerization in IT means to you, we invite you to join the FierceCIO webinar on "Consumerization and the CIO" to be held July 29, at 2 p.m. EST.

Move by Goldman Sachs to 'unsend' email raises important questions about data ownership

An attempt by Goldman Sachs to have Google block access to a sent email raises some serious questions with regards to data access, especially given the widespread cloud deployment and pervasive state-level surveillance that we are seeing today.

Welcome to the new combined FierceCIO and FierceCIO:TechWatch

We are happy to announce that beginning today, July 7, FierceCIO:TechWatch is merging with FierceCIO.

CIO satisfaction survey says: Finally, some respect!

The verdict is in, and organizations today are finally giving IT and the CIO the respect they are due. It's only fair, since IT leaders truly are 'learning the business' and what they don't already know, they are trying to discover, a new CIO job satisfaction study reveals.

IT departments need a national campaign to bring in more female talent

Recent headlines involving Google and women in technology illustrate how much work is still needed in the IT industry to close the gender gap and truly bring more women into the IT ranks.

Women in IT find CDO role especially appealing

The recent selection of Rachel S. Haot as Chief Digital Officer of the Year reminded me of a recent research finding that the ranks of the CDO seem especially attractive to women.