CIO Magazine: June 1, 2011

2011 CIO 100 Winners

This year's winning companies and their IT organizations are being honored for technology innovations that advance business results

Jacobs CIO and CEO Partner on Strategic Agenda

Jacobs’ Craig Martin, president and CEO, and Cora Carmody, SVP of IT, discuss the role the CIO should play as a business leader in due diligence

What We’re Reading from the June 1, 2011, Issue of CIO Magazine

Books, blogs and research on IT, management and leadership

Moving Past Old Technology to New Value

How CIOs are managing being tethered by their IT infrastructure


Yum Brands’ Recipe for Global Collaboration

The KFC and Taco Bell franchisor wants to make its internal global collaboration and social-networking site a must-visit destination for employees

IT Roles Shift with Move to Cloud

When Steel Technologies outsourced its back-office systems, a business-focused IT team emerged

How to Turn a Great IT Idea Into a Commercial Success

Entrepreneurial CIOs at Union Pacific, FedEx and other companies tell how they’re transforming internal IT into revenue-generating products


Five Things You Need to Know About MySQL

MySQL may already be in your enterprise. Here are the basics on the open-source database.


Trust Yourself to Be a Leader

Your behavior as a leader can either stymie change or inspire it. To guide your team successfully, you have to follow your intuition and practice fundamental leadership skills.


Explaining IT Value to Skeptics

Here are some approaches CIOs take when new executives require them to re-establish IT’s strategic value

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