CIO Role

What it means to be a CIO.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Steps Up on the Auction Block Again

Apple CEO Tim Cook is back on an auction block, repeating an offer that last year brought in $610,000 for the Washington, D.C.-based Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. Full Story »
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San Diego's SAP System has Tripled Workloads for Some Tasks, Report Says

SAP's software systems 'work exactly as designed,' a spokesman says

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University Takes a Pass on Oracle After ERP Lawsuit Settlement

Montclair State will switch to Ellucian in a three-year, US$13 million deal

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Federal CIOs Squeezed by Budgets, Executive Buy-in

Technology chiefs in the federal government say they struggle with their role within their departments and agencies. A bill passed in the House and pending in the Senate could give federal CIOs more authority, though.

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Who's the Best-Paid CIO in the Land?

Was HP's CIO the best paid in the country in 2012? Maybe.

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IT Departments Not Losing Ground to Managed Service Providers (Yet)

Many business users say they're fed up with what they perceive as sluggish IT departments, but cringe at the thought of outsourcing to a managed services provider. However, the rise of BYOD, consumer tech and cloud computing may be clearing a path for change.

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Cleveland Clinic CIO: Tools Are the Biggest Barrier to IT-Driven Medical Care

Dr. C. Martin Harris, CIO at Cleveland Clinic and a former health technology adviser to President Obama, is using technology to redefine healthcare for patients and caregivers alike.

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CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

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.

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Oracle Identifies Products Affected By Heartbleed, but Work Remains on Fixes

Oracle also shipped 104 patches as part of a regular quarterly update .

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CIOs to Become In-House Brokers -- and That's a Good Thing

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.

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SAP Users Rattle Sabers Over Charges for User-friendly Fiori Apps

Fiori should be included as part of the annual maintenance fees customers already pay, users say

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Airline Hopes Gamification Can Make its Oracle ERP Users Soar

WestJet's initial gamification project focuses on expense reporting

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Wendy's Makes its Oracle ERP Upgrade Quick and Tasty

The fast food chain completed the move in six months

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CIOs: Lure Top Tech Talent by Offering Free Lunch

Companies are going beyond compensation to lure and retain top IT talent. Among the most popular perks: tuition reimbursement, the chance to work with the latest technology and, of course, free lunch.

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Enterprise Software, Devices to Drive IT Spending Growth This Year, Gartner Says

Companies will start pulling the trigger on projects they planned in 2013, according to a Gartner analyst