CIO Magazine: January 1, 2009

Why CIOs Need to Focus Their Attention on Growth

An open letter to CIOs from advisors and members of the CIO Executive Council advises focusing on customers and new market opportunities

DRAM Companies in Taiwan, Energy Star in 2009, The Cloud and The Economic Crisis and More

This issue of Trendlines from the 1/1/09 Issue of CIO Magazine covers DRAM companies in Taiwan, Energy Star in 2009, The Cloud and The Economic Crisis and More


New Year, New Start

A fond farewell to the readers of CIO

Time to Step Up

What to expect in 2009

Encourage Social Networking, Without Discouraging In-Person Meetings

Use social networking and collaboration tools like Facebook and SharePoint so that they complement, rather than replace, face-to-face contact.

Achieving Compliance

Buy a GRC tool or leverage existing applications? There is no black-and-white answer. However, a company's size and the scope of its operations can help guide the decision.

What It Takes to Succeed Now as a CIO

Making business processes more efficient and end users more productive isn't enough to succeed as a CIO in today's economy, according to our 2009 State of the CIO survey.

How to Prioritize IT Spending During an Economic Recession

Tips for IT cost-cutting--both big and small--including outsourcing, staffing, consolidation of data centers and storage and server virtualization.

Why Project and Portfolio Management Matter More at Recession Time

IT departments scaling back on project work as the economy lurches toward a recession may be tempted to skimp on project management and portfolio management . But think twice: doing so could cost you far more--in projects gone awry...