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Wed, March 05, 2014 - That someone had to take the fall for the massive breach at Target is neither surprising nor unexpected. The only question is whether more heads will roll in the aftermath of one the biggest data compromises in retail history.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - As Beth Jacob's resignation from Target shows, retail CIOs are culpable for security breaches even though they might not have the resources in-house to protect the company.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - American workers don't get too worked up about lost or stolen mobile phones -- even if those phones contain company data. A large percentage think it's not their problem and don't change their security practices afterwards. Are CIOs partly to blame for not setting stricter and clearer mobile security policies?
Mon, March 03, 2014 - Two of Microsoft's top executives will leave the company, including its head of marketing and the former CEO of Skype.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - Consulting firm Deloitte has published its top 10 business technology trends, which include business wearables, industrialised crowdsourcing and the "CIO as a venture capitalist."
Wed, February 26, 2014 - Yuri Aguiar, CIO at Ogilvy and Mather, says a new social, intranet-based portal manages the company's content and has become 'a vital and vibrant place for our employees around the world to quickly find each other and the information they need to do their jobs.'
Wed, February 26, 2014 - It seems there's a startup for everything these days. Sure, there are benefits from introducing new, more efficient systems to your enterprise, but there are also technical, financial and practical considerations before signing on with a startup tech company. Here are the pros and cons.
Mon, February 24, 2014 - Three CIOs discuss how a successful business continuity plan requires prioritization, awareness and testing
Mon, February 24, 2014 - For IT to stop being a 'cost center' in hospitals and other healthcare organizations, CIOs need to dictate their own IT strategy. Demonstrating the value of information technology to reluctant end users and making better decisions will help IT leaders achieve that goal.
Fri, February 14, 2014 - A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department will decline from 55% in 2009 to 47% in 2015.
Fri, February 14, 2014 - GE Capital is rethinking the way it does IT and looking to well-rounded technology professionals to keep pace in a fast-changing business environment.
Mon, February 10, 2014 - Insurance companies are under intense pressure these days. They're expected to deliver better care at lower costs. They're required to meet the mandates of the new federal healthcare law. And they're expected to continue supporting corporate initiatives.
Fri, January 31, 2014 - Some CIOs are not given enough time to fully take control of their role when they start a new job, research has found.
Wed, January 29, 2014 - The fight between CIOs and CMO for control of IT dollars is well-documented. The battles are real and heated, but how different are CIOs and CMOs? For a deeper look inside the personalities of these tech and marketing leaders, we turned to the definitive source -- Myers-Briggs -- for a detailed breakdown of their traits and tendencies.