CIO Magazine: January 1, 2010

How IT is Set Up to Fail

It's time to recognize the inherent CIO paradox and start fighting back.

Honest Feedback for Public Speakers: How to Get It and Give It

Speakers crave useful critiques of their talks yet most people shy away from offering helpful feedback. But good speakers are always looking to fine-tune their craft.


Communicating IT Value

CIOs at Eaton, Bain and Thomson Reuters market IT value by emphasizing operations, teaming on strategy and getting staff comforable with the business

Develop Your External Leadership Skills

Download this collection of essays from CIO Executive Council members on understanding and developing the external-facing leadership competencies of "customer focus," "commercial orientation" and "market knowledge."

Recession Lessons from Whirlpool CIO

Kevin Summers says the big lesson of the recession is a focus on organization fundamentals

2010 State of the CIO: Today's Focus for IT Departments - Business Opportunities

The recession has deepened CIO understanding of and commitment to business beyond IT. It's not just about installing BI tools or upgrading ERP, but about working side by side with other company leaders to build IT into new goods and...

The Future-State CIO Starts Here

Why an external focus is the right way for IT leaders to stay relevant

Alignment 2010

What's in store for 2010 business/IT alignment.

Designed for Growth

Rolls-Royce needed technology to support global expansion. But new business processes had to come first.

Five Things You Need to Know About Social Engineering

How hackers can steal your data.

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