CIO Magazine: February 1, 2009

Reinvention Time

From the airlines to Starbucks, customers drive change

Risk Adjusted Compensation, Data Center Budgets and the Credit Crunch, Social Spammers and More

This issue of Trendlines from the 2/1/09 Issue of CIO Magazine covers Risk Adjusted Compensation, Data Center Budgets and the Credit Crunch, Social Spammers and More.


Our Elastic Future

Get ready for a world of completely flexible resources

Book Excerpt: The Adventures of an IT Leader, Part 2

A new CIO grapples with how to sell the value of IT investments and confronts a past failure. Read the second installment of our exclusive series.

How to Instill Agile Development Practices Among Your IT Team

The CIO at transportation company Con-way took her development team on a nine-month ride to implementing Agile—a journey that required well-honed change leadership skills

What the Airlines Can Teach You About IT and Business Strategy

The airlines are deploying more flexible IT to support new customer-focused business strategies and to manage risk in a volatile economy.

Collaborating Beyond the Firewall

Web 2.0 tools can help IT leaders reach beyond their corporate firewalls for cost-free advice and best practices from external sources. Here's what you need to know.

Starbucks' Next-Generation CIO: Young, Fast and In Control

Change is brewing in the CIO ranks. Just take the case of Starbucks' Stephen Gillett: The collegiate football player, hard-core gamer and socially adept exec is ambitious, digitally inclined and young. Here's why he's a new breed of...

Should Your Next Notebook Be a Netbook?

Sub-$400 mini notebooks are selling briskly, even during these tough economic times, thanks to form factors and prices that are appealing for personal use. But netbooks aren't ready to replace an enterprise's corporate-sanctioned...