Kim S. Nash

, Managing Editor

Kim S. Nash is an award-winning writer and editor who focuses on how the people at big organizations move information to fix critical strategy problems and beat the competition. Nash assigns CIO Magazines editorial calendar stories and is always looking for a good case study. Contact her at knash@cio.com. Articles

How Unemployed CIOs Can Survive the Dark Days

A long job hunt takes a personal and professional toll. CIOs have family and financial concerns while they reassess their careers and face a changing job market. But here's how CIOs can emerge stronger than ever.

CIO Helps Civil War-Era Company Find Its Digital Future

Western Union has survived dramatic business upheavals before. Can its CIO help this venerable company survive the digital payments revolution?

State of the CIO 2014: The Great Schism

Digital strategist or traditional CIO? Our 13th annual State of the CIO research reveals the great career divide.

CIOs Must Learn the Politics of No

CIOs may have good reason to reject a proposal or nix a technology request, but an inept or frequent 'no' will get you sidelined.

CIOs Share How They Made the Leap to CEO

CIOs who won the CEO job talk candidly about the relentless pressure for profits, the ultimate accountability and what they wish they’d known as CIO.

Top CIOs Use IT to Speed Up the Business

This year’s CIO 100 award winners 
understand the need for speed to deliver business agility
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How Outdated Tech in the Supply Chain Threatens Your Safety

Headlines scream about tainted food, drug shortages and untraceable guns. Part of the problem is that inadequate technologies and data silos make it tough to trace problems back to their source.

How to Profit From the Ultimate Big Data Source: The Weather

By analyzing a wealth of weather information, multiple industries can adjust inventories and marketing schemes based on the shifting winds of Mother Nature.

Crowdsourcing Offers a New and Wider Path to Innovation

GE, Allstate try crowdsourcing contests where external brainiacs compete to produce the best answers to big-data analytics questions.

How Play at Work Can Lead to IT Innovation

All work and no play does more than make Jack a dull boy. It can stifle creativity. A playful office helps corporate problem-solving and sparks innovation.