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Can Cloud Live Up to Its Promise?

As the cloud becomes an increasingly popular business tool, CEOs need to separate the reality from the hype. There are many reasons for which the cloud can increase a company's security and and accessibility to information. But there are also some risks. Read more to find out if the cloud is right for your business.

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Is Your Company Vulnerable to Cyber-Sabotage?

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As more business transactions are transferred to the web, chief executives are faced with the decision of whether or not to stay with traditional models or to move with the marketplace. Though security threats are a main concern, and CEOs should learn how to combat cyber sabotage, some new technologies are far safer than you think.

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Fueling the “Magic”

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When politicians talk about funding business innovations, they are generally thinking large-scale. Yes, the internet wouldn't be here without government support, but most innovation does not happen on such a grand scale. In fact, the most revolutionary innovation happens in smaller ways without any government intervention. This year's innovation? The tablet computer.

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So, You Want to Create a Mobile App?

As more and more businesses are providing mobile applications to their customers, and costumers are using an increasing number of mobile devices, it becomes even more complicated for a companies to figure out which platforms they should develop their app for. There is no way for one app to work across multiple devices. Here's how to narrow your options.

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Polycom CEO Andrew Miller: Can You See Me Now?

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When Polycom brought in Andrew Miller in May of 2010, he wasted no time in starting to reorganize things. In order to stay up to speed in the quickly-changing video and video conference field, Miller knew that a slow transition wasn't going to cut it. He changed almost half of the company's employees and united two of the company's divisions. As a result, revenue grew by 26 percent in 2010 alone and the company's stock has doubled over the last year.

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Tying Social Software to Business Metrics that Matter

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Many companies are interested in implementing (or already have implemented) social software in an attempt to streamline processes and increase employee communication. Often times, however, the new software is not integrated across the company in a way that makes it useful and lasting.

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Speeding Up Business Agility

Far too often, there is a disconnect between the business units of a company and its IT department. These leaders fail to realize that uniting their business and tech units can create a powerful tool for innovation that will drive their company to future successes.

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