CIO Magazine

December 1, 2008 Issue
Features

Go Home, Part Three

In this story, the third of three parts, managers and staff at a small software company adjust to telecommuting and share their keys to success. Part One focused on the network infrastructure. Part Two covered work at home policies. Full story »

Go Home, Part Two

How a small software company is saving money and improving productivity by closing its offices and having employees work at home. Part one focused on the IT infrastructure needed to support telecommuters. In this story, the second of three parts, Chorus establishes work-at-home policies and figures out how to provide remote tech support. Full story »

Go Home, Part One

With the right technology infrastructure, a small software company has made the work at home dream a reality for all of its employees. By closing its offices and going virtual, Chorus is saving money, eliminating employees' commuting expenses and improving everyone's productivity in addition to customer satisfaction. The first of three parts. Full story »

Doing Layoffs Right

A layoff is still a layoff. But how you do it matters to the strength of your IT organization. Full story »

Careful With That Axe

CIOs can deliver higher value results at lower total cost by investing talent management Full story »

How to Recession-Proof Yourself

Five tips for saving your job when layoffs loom Full story »

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Editor's Letter

Crisis Time

What to do when incrementalism just isn't enough Full story »

Publisher's Letter

Rotten Code

It's time to plan now if you want to maintain your aging code as baby boomers retire. Full story »

Grow
Q&A

Afraid of Telecommuters?

Who's afraid of the flexible workplace? Too many enterprises: Employers are missing opportunities to harness the business value associated with workplace flexibility for employees, says expert Karol Rose. Full story »

Connect
CIO Paradox

CIO to CEO: How to transition to tech company honcho

Want to run your own technology company? Three CIOs-turned-CEOs explain how to successfully make the transition out of IT. Here's what you need to know. Full story »

CIO Paradox

Running Your Own Technology Company

CIOs-turned-CEOs discuss how to make the transition from one role to the other Full story »

Columns
Strategic CIO

Are You an Activist?

There's value trapped in legacy systems and business processes after a merger or acquisition. It's up to you to find ways to set it free. Full story »

Departments
Essential Technology

Ready, Set, Slow

To get all the benefits of storage virtualization, make sure you've accounted for possible interoperability and infrastructure headaches. Full story »

Essential Technology

Windows 7 and Your Next OS Upgrade

Skipping Vista? Some reasons to rethink that decision. Full story »

Trendline

A Techie Wish List

Gadget makers hope you have some money to spend this holiday season. Full story »

Trendline

Trendlines: New, Hot, Unexpected

This issue of Trendlines from the 12/1/08 Issue of CIO Magazine covers GM's Visual Modeling, Outsourcers in India after Obama's Win, Green IT and More Full story »

Trendline: Hot Jobs

Data Modeler

Performing the design work that enables production systems and applications to use data and drive business processes. Full story »