CIO Magazine: February 1, 2015

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Bellwether Companies Are Buying Startups to Grab Tech and Talent

Using emerging tech from startups is old news. The more powerful move now is to acquire a startup to capture its talent and creative spirit. 
Aetna, Capital One, Home Depot, Wal-Mart Stores and other non-IT companies have made such...

Are You Ready to Replace Yourself?

CIOs rarely get to name their successors, and companies overall do a poor job of succession planning. CEO Michael Friedenberg says it's time to get serious about closing the succession gap.

CIOs: Time to Tune In to Startups

What if you could buy your way out of the IT talent crunch -- and outrun competitors with some leading-edge technology -- by acquiring a digital startup? It's a risky but exicitng idea, says Maryfran Johnson.




CIO Helps Kaplan Keep Pace With Students

At Kaplan, a for-profit education company, IT untethers from old approaches and focuses on keeping up with fast-changing student needs.

CIOs Deploy Different Social Tools for Different Types of Collaboration

Jive, Jabber, Yammer, SharePoint, Lync--CIOs roll out a variety of collaboration tools to fit the work styles of various types of far-flung employees.