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Cisco Exec: Turnover in Engineering No Problem

The engineering reorganization currently underway at Cisco is intended to streamline product development and delivery to customers, says EVP Pankaj Patel.

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Sexism, Alive and Well in the Tech World

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has backed off from his remarks, but the bottom line is that Microsoft, along with much of the tech industry, still sees women as second-class citizens.

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From CIO to CEO

Geoff Scott, CEO of the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group, discusses his career transition

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CIO-to-CMO Transition of Power Is Becoming a Reality

Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2017 CMOs will spend more money on IT than CIOs. All signs indicate that shift is well underway.

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Top CIOs All Share These 10 Traits

While successful CIOs bring unique characteristics, they also share 10 attributes that make them technology, business and industry leaders. (Includes infographic.)

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CIO Appointments to Kick Off the Fourth Quarter of 2014

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

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Steve Ballmer and the Guy From the Time Machine

If a time traveler from 2014 told Steve Ballmer in 2004 what the tech landscape looked like today, he never would've believed it.


How to Keep Morale High After a Layoff

Keeping your remaining employees engaged, motivated and productive after a layoff or restructuring can be a monumental task. Here's how to do it.

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Leadership Through Change, and This Blog's Maiden Voyage

This introductory post explains the leadership principles and concepts that will form the foundation of the Leading Through Change blog.

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6 Ways CIOs Are Moving to the Digital Enterprise

As today's companies pursue an all-digital business model, they face significant challenges. CIOs and a CMO discuss these challenges and offer advice for overcoming them. (Includes video interview.)

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...


Building a Data Breach Response Team, Before You Have a Breach

In the wake of recent mega data breaches, it comes as no surprise that companies are working harder than ever to prepare for an inevitable data breach incident.

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Social Media Marketing ROI – The Business Value of Friends, Followers and Connections

What is the ROI of social media digital marketing? The author performed extensive research on the topic to provide recommendations for CIOs and IT organizations on how to get involved with their companies' social media and digital...

Oracle unveils Alta, a next-generation user interface

A mobile app creation tool for business users is also in the works


Flywheels, Crowdsourcing, and a New Office of the CTO

John Marcante, CIO and Managing Director of Vanguard, on communication IT strategy and driving innovation

6 Key Attributes of a Chief Analytics Officer

Organizations need leaders who can turn big data into a strategic asset, but not everyone is cut out for the job. Do you have the skills and temperament to become a CAO?

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Chief Analytics Officer: The Ultimate Big Data Job?

As organizations seek to not simply corral data, but apply it strategically across the business, analytics experts are making their way into the C-suite.


An Immature Security Program is an Exciting Challenge

After four years of building one company’s security program, our manager feels the need to take on a new challenge.

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TED: Changing the World, One 15-Minute Presentation at a Time

If you get a chance to attend a TED event, do it, columnist Rob Enderle writes. The talks are specifically designed to be short, slide-free and inspiring. Even sponsored events are free of sales pitches and data-driven presentations.

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