News, blogs, analysis, tips, discussion and how-to about the CIO role.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - The best leaders aren't necessarily great managers and great managers aren't always the best leaders. A company needs both types of personalities to be competitive. Here's a look at the separate skills and traits associated with each, so you can be the best leader and/or manager for your IT team.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - In their new role as brokers and consultants, CIOs will be in an even more powerful position. According to a new survey, two-thirds of C-level executives and business unit leaders expect the IT department to have more influence on technology decisions in the future.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - If our checks and balances are so fragile that a typo can obliterate all meaningful security, we have some fundamental things to fix.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Alternative titles like chief digital officer and chief technology officer muddy the situation and might even dilute authority.
Mon, April 07, 2014 - Law firm Holland & Knight already had a who's who of best-of-breed communications products deployed when the firm's IT team decided it needed to replace the tangled mess of PBX systems that provided voice lines at its many offices. It chose to jettison them all in favor of an infrastructure built on Microsoft Lync Server 2013.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - Chico's, a women’s clothing retailer, is adding in-store 'tech tables' and a digital magazine to flesh out its omnichannel strategy .
Fri, March 28, 2014 - The long-term benefits of an engaged workforce can outweigh company losses in productivity during March Madness. Here's why business leaders should see these 19 days of hoops as an opportunity.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - Under CIO Victor Fetter's leadership at LPL Financial, the IT group has moved from 'working on projects' to delivering solutions that shape the business and the marketplace.
Wed, March 26, 2014 - We spoke with tech and IT recruiters to see what you can do to put yourself in the best position to get hired. We also tell you what questions you need to ask recruiters before and while you work with them.
Fri, March 21, 2014 - If the 'old' CIO had a reputation of throwing up barriers, the 'new' CIO must focus on breaking down barriers to show marketing, finance, HR and other business leaders how IT services can help them become better within their particular operations.
Wed, March 19, 2014 - McKee Foods, maker of Little Debbie snacks, turned to Workday's cloud-based human capital management and payroll software. The switch helped it analyze data for decision-making, save money and better survive a snack industry shakeup.
Tue, March 18, 2014 - Today's healthcare IT leaders have a lot on their plates. The rush to digitize is hitting them hard -- but one CIO says it's shortsighted to simply focus on technology itself, not on the fundamental industry changes that tech will bring.