CIO Magazine: December 1, 2010

Inside 4 Companies’ Facebook and Twitter Strategies

Capturing customer data and building communities on Facebook and Twitter isn’t easy. Learn how four CIOs are integrating social media with business data to draw more attention to their companies’ products and deliver better service.

Online Collaboration: How Merck Uses Virtual Worlds for Global Meetings

Merck Research Laboratories’ scientists share their research online using virtual meeting software


Green IT: Training Your IT Staff to Think About Sustainability

If you’re running a green IT shop or developing green business initiatives, you need staff with relevant skills. But you may have to train them yourself.


How TXU Energy Uses ERP to Give Power to Customers

The utility opened up its ERP data so customers can have more control over their electricity use


Five Things CIOs Need to Know About Mobile Printing

As mobile devices become more capable, travelling executives are looking to be able to print from them. Finding a solution can be complicated, but there are possible workarounds.

Why CIOs Should Friend CMOs

The CMO is still a ways off your radar screen, says CIO magazine Editor in Chief Maryfran Johnson. With the rise in the influence of social media on your business, it’s time to get better acquainted.

How One CIO Cured His Info Glut Woes

Herbalife tripled the amount of data IT had to manage, so its CIO had to rethink how storage was managed.

Top Ten Business Predictions for 2011

Michael Friedenberg, president and CEO of IDG Enterprise, offers up what he thinks will be the top ten trends in the IT community in 2011.

Why Onboarding at Makes for Better Hires

Kirsten Wolberg, CIO of says her company makes onboarding a high priority because it ensures employees are up to speed quickly.

What We’re Reading from the December 1, 2010 Issue of CIO Magazine

Books, blogs and research about IT and management

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