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Women in IT: No Longer a Nice-to-Have

As pressure to diversify rachets up, companies are reaching out to lure women into IT. Here’s how to go about it.

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CIO Appointments to Kick Off the Fourth Quarter of 2014

United Airlines, AT&T and AIG Announce New IT Leadership

How the CIO Role Is Changing As Business Needs Evolve

A decade ago, the typical CIO was concerned mostly with IT infrastructure. Today's CIO faces a bevy of additional challenges, namely user desires for mobility and the cloud. There's an upside, though: Helping users get what they need...

The 10 Worst People You Meet Working in IT

You're definitely going to meet them. Hopefully you aren't one of them.

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Outgoing Commerce Department CIO Pushed to Shake Up the Federated Model

When Simon Szykman was named CIO of the U.S. Department of Commerce, he inherited a federated IT organization that needed to improve its efficiency and effectiveness, so he applied his strategic vision and consensus-building skills in...

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Data Breaches Rise as Cybercriminals Continue to Outwit IT

Security breaches rise again this year, costing an average of $415,000, as security pros fail to keep pace with cybercrime innovation.

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Two Little Words That Destroy Your Credibility

We in IT have to realize that only users get to decide whether ‘it’s fixed.’

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Developing Blended Executives

John Marcante, CIO and Managing Director of Vanguard, takes a multi-faceted approach to leadership development

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IT Reorganization: 4 CIOs Share Expert Advice

Sometimes technology drives the reorganization of IT, but more often a shift in business strategy triggers a rethinking of how IT should function.

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ATK CIO Says Metrics-Driven IT Paves the Way for Innovation

Jeff Kubacki does IT by the numbers. This metrics-centric way of operating not only gives IT more trust and visibility, it allows the CIO and his team to focus more on innovations that ultimately fuel business growth.

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Big Companies, Big CIOs

From IBM to HP to Deutsche Bank to AON, large companies are hiring new CIOs

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6 Strategies for Cancelling a Major IT Project

Sometimes it's better to walk away from an IT project, even a big one, than to fall further down the rabbit hole. These tips will help you cancel a project and keep your dignity (and reputation) intact.

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Step Into the Digital Leadership Void

Bask Iyer, CIO of Juniper Networks, says IT leaders need to break out of their support roles and drive digital change.

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Happy Labor Day -- Will a Bot Take Your Help Desk Job?

IT service desks are relying on more automation tools, even as they get more work.

IT Has Lost Control, But That's Not Lamentable

Control is a quaint and cartoonish managerial fantasy. Insider (registration required)

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What Would You Ask Your CIO Peers?

Lately, I’ve been asking CIOs, “If you had a chance to convene a roundtable of CIOs, from multiple industries, and ask them to discuss their approach to a particular challenge that you are facing, what would you ask them?” The...

5 Veteran CIOs Take Stock of the Changing Tech Sector

Long-timers reflect on all that's evolved since they first assumed the CIO role at their companies.

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How AWS Helped Scale App for World Cup Social Media Hub

if you're going to operate the official social media hub for the FIFA World Cup, you've got to be able to overcome the problem of scale. Spredfast did it with flying colors with the help of Amazon Web Services.

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