How CIOs Can Learn to Think Like Entrepreneurs

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To be an entrepreneurial CIO, you’ll need to experiment and think about your business in new ways. For example, have you thought about exploiting big data to offer an information service?

Pundits say one of the roles CIOs must play is entrepreneur. But what does it mean to be an entrepreneurial CIO?

To figure that out, the Society for Information Management's Advanced Practices Council invited a successful entrepreneur--Bryan Mistele, CEO and co-founder of Inrix--to a recent meeting. Seven years ago, Inrix was merely a dream. Today, it's a leading global provider of traffic information and services, helping drivers avoid major traffic delays. It has the largest traffic-information network in the world. Customers include Ford, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Garmin and Apple.

Here's what CIOs can learn from Mistele's entrepreneurial work.

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