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      Lack of BYOD policies at State Department causes havoc in presidential campaign

      August 20th, 2015

      Lack of BYOD policies at State Department causes havoc in presidential campaign

      Lack of BYOD policies and enforcement at the State Department have caused havoc in the presidential campaign.  The secretary of state used her own personal Blackberry which was not secure.  In addition it is not clear which versions of software were on her device and wither it was backed-up  in accordance to mandated federal requirements for sensitive, confidential, and top secret information.

      BYOD Policy

      With the advent of Bring-Your-Own-Device - BYOD and the ever increasing mandated requirements for record retention and security, CIOs are challenged to manage in a complex and changing environment.

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      • Mobility Policy Bundle (more info...) All of the policies below are included as individual MS Word files and a single PDF file. Electronic forms are all individual documents that are easily modifiable
        • BYOD Policy Template (more info...) Includes electronic BYOD Access and Use Agreement Form
        • Mobile Device Access and Use Policy (more info...)
        • Record Management, Retention, and Destruction Policy (more info...)
        • Social Networking Policy (more info...) Includes electronic form
        • Telecommuting Policy (more info...) Includes 3 electronic forms to help to effectively manage work at home staff
        • Travel and Off-Site Meeting Policy (more info...)

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      Top 10 Lists for CIOs and the IT group

      August 17th, 2015

      Top 10 Lists for CIOs and the IT group

      1. Top 10 most highly taxed cities – Where not to have a datacenter Top 10 most taxed cities While federal tax rates are the same no matter where the taxpayer lives, the same is not true for state...
      2. Top 10 Cities for CIO compensation  Top 10 cities where CIOs get the greatest compensation CIOs’ compensation in the 10 highest paying cities based on  Janco’s 2013 Midyear IT Salary survey...
      3. As Fortune 500 companies move from US what about IT Jobs  New IT Jobs will be in emerging markets By 2025 nearly half  – 46 percent – of all Fortune Global 500 corporations will hail from...
      4. IT Job Market Growth Slows  IT job market growth slows to 5,700 in February from 9,800 in January according to BLS data says Janco Even with the unemployment rate falling...
      5. Top 10 IT Schools Top 10 list Top 10 University rankings are always  controversial and subjective, and some wonder if the process of ranking schools is a good idea....
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      Is Windows 10 good to go?

      August 2nd, 2015

      Ars Technica published Windows 10 is the best version yet - once the bugs get fixed where it says "In its current form, the operating system doesn't feel quite finished" and "... it's also buggier than Windows 8.1, 8, 7, or Vista were on their respective launch days."

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      IT Service ManagementSecurity PoliciesDisaster PlanningRecord Management Policy

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      CIO responbilities go beyond IT

      July 29th, 2015

      CIO ResponsibilitiesThe CIO is responsible for overseeing the data assets of a company, from monitoring availiability to driving operational productivity, but are they taking a hard look at the vulnerabilities in their supply chains?

      80% of business supply chain professionals reported that their companies experienced at least one instance of supply chain disruption in the past 12 months.

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      Over 300 million wearable devices to be shipped in next 36 months

      July 11th, 2015

      Wearable Device PolicyEven if your business is unlikely to utilize wearable tech as a working tool any time soon, CIOs need to prepare the IT department for it. Over 300 million wearable devices to be shipped to the U.S. by 2018. It is better to be proactive and prevent leaks and infiltrations of your business network than to be reactive and deal with damage control after the fact.

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