CIO Magazine: October 1, 2009


How to find the right staff

In a job market rich with highly qualified applicants, CIOs use on-the-job testings, unusual questions and users to hire more than technical talent

Improve Your Business Smarts by Extending What You Already Do

Direct Energy CIO Kumud Kalia on how to acquire a commercial orientation, which he believes is the toughest of all leadership competencies for IT managers

Sharing the Vision to Put Customers First

How Rajiv Jain, senior VP and CTO of stock photography site Corbis, got IT focused on what consumers want

Network Battle

Focusing increased investments on your enterprise network infrastructure.

Healthy Attitude

President Obama's federal stimulus package boosts the IT impact on healthcare.

Cloud Computing: Is it Time to Invest in Cloud Storage?

Cloud vendors are touting their storage offerings. IT leaders are intrigued, but wary.


How Service Oriented Architecture Helps a Music Promoter Keep the Hits Coming

Artist 2 Market clients Spinal Tap, Dolly Parton and Tommy Lee use service oriented architecture-based applications to promote their work to fans

Ship Shaping

FedEx's use of visualization software helps company staffers collaborate more concisely on new software features for online customers


The Ideal Standardization

Global IT at Air Products & Chemicals saved $3 million to $5 million a year from 2001 to 2007 by focusing on sameness—building an infrastructure that is 75 percent to 80 percent standardized, while still providing high-value services. ...

Hitting the Right Note

How Yamaha used e-signature technology to cut costs and accelerate workflow

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