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How Choosing the Right CEO Can Change Your Business

The best way to select a CEO is to find someone who is a subject matter expert and has managed a P&L. Unfortunately, the process is not always based on such criteria. Columnist Rob Enderle takes a look at Ixia, a company that chose...

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CIOs Share Lessons Learned From the Journey to the Cloud

Shifting your organization's services and infrastructure to the cloud can bring unexpected perils. These are lessons learned from CIOs who have successfully navigated the journey.

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CIOs Emerging as Stars of the Executive Team

Every department, from marketing to sales to customer service to finance to human resources, is undergoing a digital facelift. Every company leader is woefully unprepared to handle technology without assist from the CIO.

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CIOs Reveal Their Worst Nightmares

What keeps CIOs awake at night? Worrying about security, downtime and acquiring the right talent, according to a recent survey.

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Tomorrow's CIO: The Secret Is the 'Small Stuff'

Now is indeed the time to "sweat the small stuff," as it is the catalyst and enabler for change in our technology-obsessed world.

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On-Demand Economy: Creating Entrepreneurship or Exploitation?

Companies like Uber, FancyHands, Airbnb and Snagajob are flourishing, driven by technology, a slow economic recovery and consumer demand. But what does that mean for today's workers?

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IT Leadership: It’s All About Business Value

It’s a lot of work to prime your IT organization for business, but it’s well worth the pain.

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In 6 Months, the White House Has Replaced its Top IT Leaders

The White House may be trying to improve its IT operations by aligning itself more with Silicon Valley thinking

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How Much Salary Transparency Is Right for Your Business?

Everyone talks about greater transparency and openness in business, but when it comes to making salary information transparent, each organization must decide for itself just how much to reveal.

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6 Ways to Cope With a Resistant Sponsor

An executive sponsor who is out to undermine a project can be very dangerous.

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Mozilla's Firefox Chief Steps Down as the Browser's Share Remains Sluggish

Mozilla's Johnathan Nightingale says he just needs rest, but Firefox could use some energy right about now.

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3 Keys to Creating a Powerful Purpose

Some purposes satisfy your intellect with their logic, but the most powerful ones touch your heart and literally ignite high energy and enthusiasm.

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Stuck at Dysfunction Junction

When you’re team can’t seem to work together, you need to figure out how your actions might be contributing to the dysfunction.

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Massive IT Transformation at AstraZeneca

Dave Smoley, CIO of AstraZeneca, uses a five pillar approach

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Jan Brecht tells how a unified tech-marketing team scored a victory at the 2014 World Cup

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Why Improving Emotional IQs Makes for Better IT Leaders

Hiring and retaining talent is becoming a priority as CIOs struggle to find and retain top talent. Raising the emotional IQ of your IT leaders is one big step towards creating a culture where people want to work.

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8 Areas Where CSOs and CIOs Will Converge in 2015

With enterprise innovations and a changing workforce, not to mention more sophisticated physical and cybersecurity threats, we’re at a time now where CSOs and CIOs have no choice but to play nice in the sandbox.

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New BlackBerry CSO Calls Security 'War of Good vs. Evil'

BlackBerry's new CSO David Kleidermacher has 23 years of IT experience and expertise in IoT technology, and he will presumably play a key role in the company's future IoT security strategy.

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