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

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.


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...

Cloud Computing: Will Amazon’s Elastic Beanstalk Platform Appeal to Enterprise CIOs?

With Elastic Beanstalk, enters the platform-as-a-service market with a product designed to lure more enterprise CIOs as customers.

Making Space for Creative Thinking

CIO magazine Editor in Chief Maryfran Johnson reflects on our April 1 cover story and the ways technology can hinder or aid strategic decision making.

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