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IT and Marketing Mix Well for Beverage Maker

The CIO at Brown-Forman, a wine and sprits maker, says that IT and marketing find they have lots to learn from each other. 


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Top CIOs Get Deeply Involved in Merger Deals

Leading-edge CIOs don’t just investigate the IT risks in mergers and acquisitions. They also uncover digital opportunities.

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Nasdaq Mobile App Makes the Investor Road Show Smoother

On-the-go investor relations professionals get a more informative mobile app so they’re better prepared for meetings with investors.

Calling a Truce in CIO-CMO Budget Battles

Although tech spending power is expanding for CMOs, CIO magazine’s publisher, Adam Dennison, sees the major influence over IT budgets staying in the hands of CIOs.

CIOs: Expand Your Skills With M&A

Having CIOs involved the M&A process helps them gain business skills and helps the business identify a deal's risks and rewards, says CIO magazine Editor in Chief Maryfran Johnson.

IT Gets a Bigger Role in the Conventions Business

Wherever people convene, IT is essential, says James E. Rooney, executive director at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority.

Git Legit in the Enterprise

Originally created as a distributed code management system for open source development, Git’s popularity has skyrocketed as independent developers have adopted the tool for its speed, flexibility and powerful branch and merge...

SAP's Simplicity Push Is Not So Simple

SAP’s challenge is to make good on its promise to reduce the complexity of its software and customer relations.

How Sensors Can Add Zing to Your Apps

The addition of sensor data can turn boring applications into exciting ones that impress your customers, a Forrester analyst says.

The C in CIO Isn’t for Celebrity

The best IT leaders have a powerful but rarely discussed trait: humility.

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The Internet of Things Brings Legal Gotchas to CIOs

CIOs must think through privacy, compliance and other legal issues before unleashing armies of sensors

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The Future of Marketing: Precognition, Bots, and User Agents

Companies won't have to ask -- they'll just know.

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Shootout at the TCO Corral

A recent dust up in which VMware accused Amazon's AWS model of "biases and inaccuracies" is par for the course. The more important underlying question: "How do IT buyers protect themselves from making faulty decisions based on these...

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Rebuilt Mobile Apps Help SeaWorld Make a Splash

SeaWorld visitors can use the park's new app to view personalized ride and show information and set up one-step payments at park stores.

Real-Time Analytics Helps Virginia Credit Union Prevent Fraud

The credit union used agile development to build an analytics system to stop fraudsters who, with only a bit of personal information, can con call center workers.

CIOs Describe Turning Points In Their Careers

New members of the CIO Hall of Fame recall the watershed moments when they learned the hard lessons of great leadership. (Plus: CIO 100 Hall of Fame winners offer IT leadership advice in a CIO.com video.)

Architectural Firm Puts Giant Data Files in the Cloud

A global architectural firm sees big advantages in putting building design data in a cloud-based storage service. The results: lower costs and easier collaboration.

Analytics Project Wins New Business for Insurance Company

Insurer Bankers Financial wins a CIO 100 award for a new system that helps sales agents generate more accurate quotes that customers are more likely to accept.

New Executive Skill Sets Emerge in CIO 100 Award Winners

IDG CEO Michael Friedenberg spots a trio of skills that signal greater business success for IT: marketing, market knowledge and communication.

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