CIO Magazine: August 1, 2009

2009 CIO 100: How Focusing on Customers, Collaboration and Cost Control Delivers Business Value

The 2009 CIO 100 winners invested in systems to improve relationships with customers, enhance collaboration among employees and keep costs in line.

Mid-Market CIO Wish List for Vendors

There is still a significant disconnect between what CIOs want and what their vendors deliver.


How to Break Your Public Speaking PowerPoint Addiction

By nixing the bullet points and PowerPoint slides from your presentation, you'll gain back your audience and make your speech more memorable.

How to help employees deal with economy anxiety

Management consultant and psychotherapist Morrie Shechtman offers advice for managers dealing with employee stress from a tough economy

How to Get an Outside Mentor, Use Hashtags in Twitter and Ensure Good Job References

Quick tips ranging from finding a mentor to securing a positive reference from a previous employer.

How CIOs Can Foster Innovation in IT

CIO 100 Award-Winning CIOs share their advice for inspiring the development of new technologies and innovative thinking within your IT department

Mid-Market CIO 100 Companies Create Big Value for Less

Despite their small-scale resources, the Council's mid-market companies used partnerships, incremental investment and client collaboration to develop winning systems.

Download Vendor Performance Scorecards

Use these scorecards to evaluate vendor strengths, weaknesses and performance history.

Download Vendor Relations Playbook Excerpt

This 10-page excerpt provides a look into best practices from more than 20 mid-market company CIOs, and perspectives from IT vendors.

5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Mainframe Modernization

It may make more sense to migrate than modernize, and other advice to keep in mind if mainframe modernization is on your agenda now.

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