Materials such as profiles, how-tos and more to help organizations think about the ways their IT departments can be innovating.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Apple, Samsung and Microsoft take divergent paths to selling their smartphones via TV commercials. The winning approach: Focus on your own unique features, and resist potshots at the competition.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - GE, Allstate try crowdsourcing contests where external brainiacs compete to produce the best answers to big-data analytics questions.
Tue, April 16, 2013 - When it comes to developing enterprise applications, organizations are increasingly realizing that user experience is as important as functionality. In response, vendors are taking a more agile approach to building those apps in order to better meet users' needs.
Fri, April 05, 2013 - There's no CEO 101 course that outlines the best way to run a tech company. But the legacies of Jobs, Watson, Gerstner and Gates--combined with the current work of Whitman and Rometty--offer seven lessons for the corporate leaders of tomorrow.
Thu, April 04, 2013 - Entrpreneurial IT leaders can offer unique insight, capability, experience and corporate leadership to the business. They are innovation-oriented and in an economy with uncertainty, they can find new methods for starting and sustaining revenue growth.
Mon, April 01, 2013 - Mobile is top-of-mind for most CIOs today. However, while many IT leaders are focused on enabling existing business processes and operations in a mobile framework, CIOs with an eye to the future are thinking about how mobile can transform the business and enable new use cases.
Fri, March 29, 2013 - Crowdsourcing isn't likely to overtake traditional IT outsourcing in the foreseeable future, but for well-defined, repeatable tasks that can be pulled out of workflows and plugged back in, it's an attractive option for enterprise IT and product development.
Mon, March 25, 2013 - The future of burger joints and smoothie bars involves customer-friendly technologies that will make fast food more of a service and less of a destination.
Thu, March 14, 2013 - In the postdigtal enterprise, analytics, mobile, social, cloud and cyber will become the new basis for competition. This coming change presents an opportunity for the CIO to become the CEO's most trusted adviser.
Mon, February 11, 2013 - IT leaders can't always measure a project's success by revenue or cost-saving metrics. Brookdale Senior Living's CIO achieved a greater objective by bringing social networking to its communities' residents: It improved their lives.
Tue, February 05, 2013 - If you have a hard time getting employees to attend corporate training, maybe you need to add a little fun. To motivate workers to attend training courses, Deloitte put its course catalog online and added gamification. Badges? Turns out you do need stinkin' badges.
Wed, January 30, 2013 - Business models are constantly in jeopardy. Netflix, for example, played the role of disruptor as it whacked Blockbuster, but now Netflix is facing stiff competition from Amazon, Hulu and others. The lesson for business leaders: Disrupt or be disrupted.
Tue, January 29, 2013 - From case studies to research, news and analysis, CIO.com has you covered for everything social business.
Thu, January 24, 2013 - Innovation can come from anywhere. Contributor Matthew Heusser learned this in a recent trip to a developer conference in Sweden, where a game of Asteroids you play with your eyes and lessons from Hollywood on user experience caught his attention.