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The Sweet Life: How Hershey Developed IoT

Jose MorinigoEvery midmarket IT leader can learn from the lesson of how the renowned candy maker turned to IoT to solve a vexing manufacturing problem.

When you go to the convenience store and check out the candy counter, it’s hard to miss Twizzlers. Bagged in clear plastic wrappers, Twizzlers generally are available in red or black licorice options, though there are now many other fruit-tinged varieties as well.

How Recent Sexual Harassment Disclosures Are Impacting IT Managers

Robert DeMarzo looks at why you should closely consider issues of sexual harassment in the workplace in light of the recent sexual harassment allegations impacting the media and entertainment business.

Don't Be the Next Victim of Ransomware

Brendan Patterson of WatchGuard Technologies discusses how senior IT leaders can protect the organization from ransomware attacks through an easily deployed, layered approach to security.

Hackers look at midsize enterprises much the way a child looks at a piece of candy: the object of their affection.

Peer Perspectives on Perfecting the Budget Process

Four IT executives offer insights into successful budgeting strategies as well as lessons learned in dealing with business and financial leaders to gain support for IT investments.

By the time you read this article, it’s more than likely you either have a final budget for the coming year or at worst, a good idea of what you’ll be able to spend in 2018.

Midmarket CIOs Not Sitting Still Anymore

If you want to learn about the state of midmarket, then just eavesdrop on a gathering of nearly 200 midmarket IT leaders along with the industry’s top tech suppliers and industry experts.

MES Fall 2017 Offers Three Days of Information Gathering, Knowledge Sharing and Networking

If you couldn’t make it to San Antonio for this year’s Midsize Enterprise Summit Fall 2017 conference, take a quick look at what you missed…and make plans to join us next year!

Smart-Sourcing: The Next Iteration of Outsourcing?

Smart cloud-sourcing combines the sourcing mindset with cloud technology frameworks. Find out why it’s the next step in the evolution of outsourcing.

The latest market research shows there are three strategies that work when it comes to asset optimization: strategic sourcing, offshoring and operating a real-time infrastructure.

Feeling Good Vibrations at MES Fall 2017

Every event has a vibe.

In San Antonio, where several hundred senior IT leaders from midmarket companies gathered with tech suppliers and industry experts, the vibe was decidedly upbeat.

Fostering Growth Takes Discipline

“How do we foster leadership in our enterprise?”

That’s how General Bernard Banks, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Leadership Development and Clinical Professor of Management at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, started his keynote talk at the Midsize Enterprise Summit Fall 2017 conference in San Antonio.

Scale, HPE/Intel, Information Builders and Aerohive Win Big at MES Fall Conference

More than 550 senior IT leaders and technology suppliers gathered in San Antonio, Texas, at the sold-out Midsize Enterprise Summit Fall 2017 conference for three days of intense keynotes, dynamic boardroom sessions and, of course, plenty of networking. A gala awards ceremony capped off the event, recognizing the event’s best-performing IT vendors and tech suppliers.