CIO Magazine: April 1, 2011

The Tech CIOs Are Paying For

CIO’s latest tech priorities survey suggests cloud and mobile continue to be in high demand


Can a Smartphone App Juice the Market for Electric Cars?

A maker of charging stations bets a mobile app will help convince consumers and business partners to put faith in new vehicles

Three Ways Royal Caribbean Has Embraced Mobile, Made Customers Happy

Managing multiple mobile devices can yield headaches from security issues and make development confusing. But the payoff for customer-service reps is worth the effort.

Teach Young Workers to Be Business Thinkers

Train employees how to think about using data, not just how to use IT systems

Applying Global Strategy to Local Environments

CIOs must manage regional differences to create enterprise benefits

Does Obama Really Have an Internet Kill Switch?

Cybersecurity may be top of mind for Congress this year, but the whole ‘kill switch’ thing is overblown and there’s much more on the table.


How to Encourage Staff Interaction Through Social Media

Enterprise collaboration tools need to be more than document-sharing repositories. These CIOs have found ways to get their people engaged.


Integrating Social Media Is Hard to Do

CIOs want to integrate social media updates with enterprise CRM systems, but the tools to do so are still emerging


Make IT Innovation Everyone’s Job

How JetBlue’s CIO instills a culture of innovation throughout his IT organization

You Can’t Use a Smartphone for Everything

The types of devices you give your colleagues and the way you deliver data have an impact on how they understand information. Business-focused CIOs learn how people in their organizations think, so they can apply the right technology...

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