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For CIOs, Joining a Board Requires Role Reversal

Boards of directors are seeking CIOs for their tech expertise, but the director role is very different. Board members must ask the hard questions about IT strategy and risk.

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What Is a Job?

Looking at the evolution of the word "job" gives us insight for how we could be looking at work.

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CIO's Guide to Hiring the Right Shadow Marketing Talent

CIOs must not confuse shadow marketing technologists with marketing communicators.

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What Ramen Noodles Can Teach You About Digital Innovation

In developing a digital strategy, the balance between innovation and quality is at risk of being totally out of whack.

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From the Desk of a 2015 Social CIO: No Autographs, Please

For the second time in a few years, I've been named to 'The Top 100 Social CIOs on Twitter.' Before I start thanking 'The Academy,' I feel compelled to legitimize this badge of honor that I wear proudly.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 30

Intel's Broadwell is the real cable-cutter ... India victim sues Uber in US ... rogue Android gains investors ... and more

3 Things CSOs Can Learn From CPOs

The role of the CSO and CIO has been changing dramatically and sometimes, it can be hard to keep up -- but there are some tricks that CSOs and CIOs can pick up from their Chief Procurement Officers.

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Why Marketers Don't Understand Marketing Automation

Not only are marketing professionals not investing in marketing automation technology, nearly half of them don’t even know what it is, according to a recent survey.

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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...

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CEO Says IT Fuels Investment Advice

For Mark Casady, CEO of LPL Financial, IT is essential to adviser efficiency and the best customer experience.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, January 29

Samsung's mobile profits slide as Apple catches up ... Amazon has an enterprise mail service up its sleeve ... and more

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3 Windows 10 Features That Every Admin Should Know

We don’t know exactly when Windows 10 will be released, but it’s a good idea for IT pros to start thinking now about deployment, training and security issues.

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7 Ideas for Security Leaders

Seven inspiring ideas for small changes that lead to big improvements in both security posture and leadership in the next few weeks.

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Taking an Investment Management Approach to IT

How Joe Spagnoletti, CIO of Campbell Soup Company, has tightened the connection between IT dollars and business outcomes

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7 Mindful Changes CIOs Can Make in 2015

Acolyst SVP and international bestselling author Valeh Nazemoff shares 7 mindful changes CIO can make in 2015. Shift the perception of your IT group to that of a valued partner, not just a hurdle to be overcome.

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Breaches are a Personal Nightmare for Corporate Security Pros

Beyond the compromise of valuable information, loss of revenues and damage to brand reputation, data breaches can pose a threat to the careers of security professionals involved: witness the sudden departures of both the CEO and the...

Are You Ready to Replace Yourself?

CIOs rarely get to name their successors, and companies overall do a poor job of succession planning. CEO Michael Friedenberg says it's time to get serious about closing the succession gap.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, January 28

France aims at net companies with draft law ... Internet of Things threatens privacy ... Apple Watch to ship in April... and more

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