CIO Magazine: May 1, 2010

Business’s Transformative Trio

How cloud computing, social media and future of mobile commerce will change the way CIOs do business

How BP Manages Its Enterprise Architecture

BP pilots a new assessment framework designed to drive business value from its enterprise architecture


SharePoint Has Its Limits

SharePoint is evolving as a versatile collaboration tool, but you can stretch it only so far. It’s not designed for every content management or business process management challenge.

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Group Mentoring Provides Strength in Numbers

CIOs-in-training get advice, support through mentoring relationships in the Council’s Pathways leadership development program

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Why CIOs Are Made to Be Environmental Sustainability Leaders

CIOs’ experience with change management makes them the perfect leaders of corporate environmental sustainability initiatives

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How a CIO Saved His IT Staff from Layoffs

As Fleetwood Enterprises went through bankruptcy, its CIO hatched a plan to save his employees’ jobs by selling the IT department to a vendor.

How to Make Time for Strategy

Five strategic CIOs explain how to extricate yourself from the tactical weeds of operations

Global CIOs Think Business Strategy

Shell Oil CIO Jay Crotts says market knowledge is necessary for successful global IT

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Group Mentoring Provides Strength in Numbers

CIOs-in-training get advice, support through mentoring relationships in the Council’s Pathways leadership development program

Vendor Management: Write Statements of Work That Keep IT Projects on Track

Don't let contractors define their own deliverables. Negotiating detailed statements of work reduces project delays, cost overruns and even the likelihood of failure.

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