CIO Executive Council

The CIO Executive Council is comprised of hundreds of the world's leading chief information officers who together form the most unbiased and reality-tested peer-advisory resource available to the profession. We have no vendors, no consultants or analysts, no hidden agendas. Just IT leaders from Fortune 500 and mid-market organizations, CIO Hall of Fame veterans, rising stars, early adopters and conservatives, all committed to help members save time and money, avoid mistakes and make better leadership decisions. Collectively, the Council is a bellwether for the profession and voice of influence in the IT industry, all in the name of delivering to our enterprises exceptional and quantifiable value from information technology.


How CIOs are meeting the needs of customers in the 'mobile moment'

How CIOs are meeting the needs of customers in the 'mobile moment'

Customer journey maps, responsive design and a mobile-first mindset are key elements to a mobile IT strategy.

CIOs create formal processes to get innovative tech from startups

CIOs create formal processes to get innovative tech from startups

IT leaders can get an innovation injection by tapping into the startup ecosystem via tech incubators, advisory boards and word of mouth
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CIOs reveal how they get value from vendor partnerships

CIOs and vendors enjoy mutual benefits when they're in step with each other.

CIOs need to build a business-savvy bench

CIOs need to build a business-savvy bench

Now that most CIOs are business-focused, they need to develop that mindset in their direct reports.

How to keep business sponsors hooked

How to keep business sponsors hooked

Tech initiatives won't succeed without ongoing business engagement. Three CIOs share their strategies for getting, and keeping, that engagement.

New IT roles produce a slew of new job titles

New IT roles produce a slew of new job titles

Learn how three CIOs are creating new jobs--and new job titles--for IT professionals to reflect the ongoing evolution of IT's role in the enterprise.

How CIOs Create a Great Customer Experience

These CIOs collaborate with marketing, continually innovate and use surveys of customer satisfaction.

CIOs Deploy Different Social Tools for Different Types of Collaboration

Jive, Jabber, Yammer, SharePoint, Lync--CIOs roll out a variety of collaboration tools to fit the work styles of various types of far-flung employees.

How to Balance IT Onshoring and Offshoring

Three CIOs share their strategies for striking a balance between onshore and offshore IT resources to meet business needs.

CIOs Share Their Secrets to Project Success

How to balance traditional and unconventional approaches to keep IT projects on track and deliver on their promises.

Top CIOs Keep Their Attention on Staff Retention

Keep valued talent on staff by offering career mobility, a clear view of opportunities and a sense of purpose

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