CIO Magazine: April 1, 2015

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Security crashes the boardroom party

Given the recent spate of headline-grabbing data breaches, CIOs need to be prepared to answer a lot of board questions about risk, says IDG Communications CEO Michael Friedenberg.

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Building IT for worst-case scenarios

The World Bank overhauls IT so it's better prepared to do business in global hotspots where war, disease and poverty may be among the challenges of everyday life.

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New IT roles produce a slew of new job titles

Learn how three CIOs are creating new jobs--and new job titles--for IT professionals to reflect the ongoing evolution of IT's role in the enterprise.

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How CIOs can engage the board of directors

Are directors' eyes glazing over? Use mind maps, analogies and the rule of three to make your presentations come alive.

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The CEO wants the CIO to keep it simple

Ditch 50-page documents in favor of one-pagers, says Satish Bapat, CEO of ING Life Japan.

Welcome to the bleeding edge of IT reorgs

The IT department isn't going to disappear, but more companies are erasing the lines and boxes of their traditional org charts, says Maryfran Johnson.

NBCUniversal redirects IT to focus on innovation

NBCUniversal CIO Atish Banerjea has embedded CIOs in the lines of business to ensure that they're working on strategic projects.

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Mix data sets with analytics tools for business results

Marketing firm Crossmark uncovers valuable consumer insights for its customers with high-powered analytics.