News, blogs, analysis, tips, discussion and how-to about the CIO role.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Healthcare IT is becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the job market as health service providers rush to get compliant and adopt new technologies.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - In a perfect world promoting internally is a good way to lower costs, create a talent pipeline and build morale. However, in the real world, you must weigh those benefits against the need to get the right skillset for the job.
Wed, May 08, 2013 - Business executives are increasingly bypassing the IT department and spending their own budgets on technology as "it's too important for their business to leave to IT", says analyst house Forrester.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Just because you're not actively looking for a job is no reason to neglect your resume. In a fluctuating market the rug can be pulled out from under even the most skilled IT pros, so it's always good to be prepared.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - An executive adviser urges CIOs not to be passive in developing a relationship with the new CEO. Speak up about opportunities for business growth and communicate the business impact of the IT function.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Recognizing where you fall short in your management style and then developing a plan to strengthen those areas can mean the difference between being a boss and being a leader. It can also make a difference in how far you advance in your IT management career.
Mon, April 29, 2013 - Advice for aspiring CIOs: Sharpening your communications skills and raising your industry presence will put you on the path to a CIO job.
Mon, April 29, 2013 - It's time for CIOs to find out which communication technologies customers prefer, and give customer-service reps the data they need to answer questions, says a Forrester analyst.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Africa's largest electricity company Eskom has started its migration to Windows 7 and 8 from Windows XP.
Tue, April 23, 2013 - Many organizations have trouble finding IT workers with the skills needed to implement big data analytics and cloud computing strategies. But that skills gap isn't limited to engineers and developers. There's also a shortage of executives and business leaders with the skills to manage big data and cloud teams. EMC is seeking to change that with a new series of courses.
Tue, April 23, 2013 - In a competitive job market like IT, it's tempting to accept an offer as soon as a company makes it. However, at this crossroad careful deliberation is what's in order. Choose unwisely and you may wind up back at square one.
Fri, April 19, 2013 - When a bad CEO goes down, the CIO often goes down with him. The way to save yourself, and your company, is to invest in the analytics technology that gives the CEO the data necessary to make smart business decisions. It doesn't hurt that it also shows why the CIO is more valuable to the CEO than other C-level executives.
Wed, April 17, 2013 - Everybody wants to be the boss, but do you really have what it takes to be a CIO? We talked to the experts and peeked into this year's CIO Executive Council's Ones to Watch awards nominations to home in on what it takes to succeed as a CIO.