CIO Magazine: May 1, 2010

Preparing for a CIO Role? Stretch Yourself with IT Leadership Challenges

Our Ones to Watch honorees maximize leadership opportunities as they prepare for a future CIO role

2010 Ones to Watch Winners

CIO magazine's annual list of promising IT leaders.


10 Ways to Groom a Leader

CIOs say aspiring IT executives need opportunities like these within IT, across the enterprise and in business-focused roles

How to Build a Stronger CIO

Succession-planning programs have a lot to offer future leaders but often seem to fall flat. CIO magazine Editor in Chief Maryfran Johnson looks at this year’s “Ones to Watch” winners and learns how future CIOs are best developed.

Going Global? Check Your Software for Unicode Characters

Ensuring business systems support Unicode characters can ease entry for U.S. companies into global markets.

Mobile Commerce Application Helps Hardware Store Customers Find Products on the Shelf

An Ace Hardware dealer bets that a mobile application customers can use to create shopping lists and locate products on store shelves will increase sales.

How to Improve IT Performance and Deploy Technology Faster

The “White Space” approach to innovation helps to cut the time and cost of deploying new technologies.

Take Career Chances

Larry Pickett took a “no risk, no reward “ approach to his career path. Now CIO at Purdue Pharma, he had to take a chance—leaving a top company in his field, Glaxo, after many years—to become the leader he...

Social Networks in the Enterprise: 3M’s Innovation Process

When 3M wanted to expand the reach of its innovation process it deployed an internal social network to access all 75,000 global employees, bringing in hundreds of new ideas.

Hey CIOs, Your Proteges Want Better Work Experience

CIO Survey reveals up-and-coming IT leaders benefit the most from hands-on experience

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