CIO Magazine: May 1, 2008

The Next Big Trend

There's more than buzz to unified communications

The CIO Juggling Act

As CIOs take on more roles, Web 2.0 can help

Trendlines from 5/01/08: New, Hot, Unexpected

In this issue: Google and privacy; The wait for EMR; Online litter; Security and virtualization; CIOs seek smaller companies; and Fan-cooled PCs.

6 Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Adding to Their Job Description

It's tempting to take on a business role on top of becoming CIO. Here's how to figure out whether a new responsibility is right for you.

Tips for Managing IT Risks

Scott Crawford, a security expert and research director with Enterprise Management Associates, offers his advice for minimizing security risks within IT

9 Ways to Wiki

Open source and free, or hosted for a fee, these applications are among many wiki software options

How CIOs Can Benefit From Having Dual Roles

More CIOs are being asked to take on responsibilities outside of IT. And it's not just the business that benefits. Expanding your job description can be good for your career, too—provided you master the politics and rethink how you...

What You Can Learn about Risk Management from Societe Generale

Weak IT access controls cost the French bank $7.2 billion. The case should prompt you to rethink how you balance IT security with employee access to critical systems.

More on How to Build Your Own Wikipedia

The technology popularized by Wikipedia can help companies gather and manage their own collective knowledge. Here's how to get started.

Text Analytics: Your Customers are Talking About You

When your customers talk, do you listen closely and quickly enough? More CIOs are deploying text analytics technology to examine customer comments on websites, surveys and the like.