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2007 CIO 100 Winners: How IT Can Harness the Power of Innovation

Winners of the CIO 100 awards have more than technology and great ideas. They have IT departments that understand what makes their companies tick and IT leaders who can translate vision into reality.
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How to Transform Your IT Department from Order Taker to Innovator

CIO 100-winning IT leaders describe how they energized their staffs to take risks with new technology and generate fresh value for their businesses.
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Using IT to Transform the Business: Three Keys to Success

See how five award winners generated companywide excitement for projects that touched every aspect of their organizations and built the strategic foundation they needed to get results.
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Top Tips from the CIO 100: 15 Ways to Create Innovation with IT

Making businesspeople comfortable and using technologies you already have are just two ideas you can steal from CIO 100 winners to make yourself a better innovator.
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Collaborative Innovation: Five Steps to Successful Technology Partnerships

More companies are turning to outsiders for help with innovation. Three winners learned how to get the most from a partnership with an industry peer.
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IT Innovations That Generate Revenue and Get You More Customers

Three winning companies dug into their data and revamped their business processes to empower customers and increase sales.
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Plus: Best Buy CIO Robert Willett on How CIOs Can Anticipate Customers' Needs

Guiding Your IT Department on the Road to Change

To kick-start innovation after two mergers, technology leaders at award winner YRC Worldwide had to carefully apply change-leadership techniques and blend three IT departments into one. Here's how they did it.
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How We Chose the 2007 CIO 100

Our method for selecting this year's winners.
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