Kim S. Nash

Managing Editor

Kim S. Nash is an award-winning reporter who writes about how the people at big organizations move information to fix critical strategy problems. Sometimes they do it well, sometimes not. Tell her a good business tale at knash@cio.com.

David Bowie, tech visionary, predicted social media's rise

Taking IT reorgs to the extreme

Taking IT reorgs to the extreme

IT departments are constantly reorganizing, but a few companies have gone so far as to break the traditional IT department into pieces.

CIOs Have to Learn the New Math of Analytics

CIOs Have to Learn the New Math of Analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. But if you're not careful, those geeky formulas can stir up legal and ethical trouble.

CIOs Have to Learn the New Math of Analytics

CIOs Have to Learn the New Math of Analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. But if you're not careful, those geeky formulas can stir up legal and ethical trouble.

Bellwether Companies Are Buying Startups to Grab Tech and Talent

Bellwether Companies Are Buying Startups to Grab Tech and Talent

Using emerging tech from startups is old news. The more powerful move now is to acquire a startup to capture its talent and creative spirit. 
Aetna, Capital One, Home Depot, Wal-Mart Stores and other non-IT companies have made such...

CIOs Need to Snap Out of Complacency

CIOs Need to Snap Out of Complacency

Your business colleagues aren't as impressed with you as you are. Our 14th annual State of the CIO research rewrites your priorities for 2015.

Tech and Exec Disasters Put J.C. Penney in a Bind

Tech and Exec Disasters Put J.C. Penney in a Bind

J.C. Penney's moves in the last few years stand as prime examples of how not to manage, how not to implement technology and how not to respond to looming business threats.

How Social Media Can Influence High-Stakes Business Decisions

How Social Media Can Influence High-Stakes Business Decisions

Social media is more than just amassing likes. Companies are using advanced social techniques to rehabilitate corporate reputations, uncover ideas for breakthrough products, and figure out what competitors are up to.

Top CIOs Get Deeply Involved in Merger Deals

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.

CIOs Consider Putting a Price Tag on Data

Figure out the dollar value of your information assets. Then you’ll know what the 'I' in CIO is really worth -- and how much to spend protecting it.

CIOs Who Serve on Boards Sharpen Their Business Skills

Relatively few CIOs sit on external corporate boards. But those who do come back to their day jobs with personal and professional insights that boost their careers -- and give their home companies a competitive edge.

IT Provides Business Edge in Battle of Archrivals

IT Provides Business Edge in Battle of Archrivals

In retail, manufacturing and logistics there are no bigger rivals than Home Depot vs. Lowe's, GM vs. Ford, FedEx vs. UPS, respectively. We look at how these fierce competitors are exploiting IT to gain an advantage.

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