CIO Magazine: November 1, 2014

CIOs Need to Drive Companies to Their Digital Destination

There are multiple definitions of what it means to be a 'digital enterprise.' But getting there is 'the perfect stretch assignment for CIOs,' says Maryfran Johnson.

Confidential Business Data at Risk at the Border

U.S. agents can search and seize the laptops of international travelers at the border, so take precautions to protect confidential business information.


IT Learns to Trumpet Its Contributions to the Business

Under the leadership of CIO Kim Stevenson, Intel's IT team produces its own annual report, plus a mobile app full of multimedia content, to showcase tech plans and accomplishments.

Power Tools Company Uses Marketing Analytics to Compete With Big Box Stores

Big Data tools to combine internal and external information helps determine how to counteract the marketing muscle of Home Depot and Lowe's.

CIOs Must Market IT's Value

Why don't more CIOs make it a serious priority to market IT internally? Done well, it shows the business value of IT and gives visibility to top performers, says CIO Publisher Adam Dennison.

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CIOs Should Focus on Their Workplace Legacies

You'll probably be remembered most for how you treated people, not for business results.

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Top CIOs Start the Journey to the 'Digital Enterprise'

The buzzphrase 'digital enterprise' can be a bit mushy. What does it really mean? And how do you get there? Here are five emerging models.

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Gamification Helps Utility Companies Change Customer Behavior

ComEd, National Grid and other utilities use analytics to get consumers to compete with neighbors and encourage whole towns to conserve -- and earn rewards.

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A CFO's View of Consumer Data

Big data and 'second screens' have transformed media buying, says Greg Walsh, CFO of IPG Mediabrands.

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How to Fish for (and Land) IT Talent

CIOs need to be deeply involved in writing IT job postings -- not just leave it to the HR admin -- to lure great hires.

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