CIO Magazine: October 1, 2011


Apple Lion: 5 Things You Need to Know

Wondering whether it's worth your while to upgrade your OS? Here are the helpful new features Lion boasts and the reasons some CIOs are choosing to wait a while.

The CIO vs. CFO: Dueling Surveys Debate Who's in Charge of IT

CIO magazine says most CIOs authorize IT spending, but a Gartner survey says more CFOs do. Who’s right?

How to Provide People-Friendly Tech

The Oct. 1 issue of CIO magazine features three stories that deal with the people issues behind IT’s biggest potential game-changers: BYOT, unified communications and social media.

The Inside Scoop on Nationwide’s Social Networking Project

Nationwide wanted to use an internal social network to improve productivity and interactivity. It ended up using Yammer, and here’s why.

Bring Your Own Tech: 9 Things IT Needs To Know

Kraft, Whirlpool, Motorola Solutions and other employers are pioneering BYOT policies to drive productivity and reduce costs. Here's why your employees want this and what you need to do to make it happen.

The Inside Scoop on Foley & Lardner’s BYOT Policy

How one CIO freed up his IT team, saved money and let a bunch of lawyers decide what device they would use for work.

LinkedIn Deciphers the Entrepreneur

What sets entrepreneurs apart and where do they come from? LinkedIn scoured more than 120 million profiles to paint the picture of today's entrepreneur. Here's what they found.

Cloud-Based Storage Improves Disaster Recovery at Situs

Since real estate consultancy The Situs Companies moved to a cloud-based storage system in 2010, the company has dramatically improved the speed and reliability of backups and significantly reduced IT costs.


Time to Put Your Money on Mobile

If you’re not shifting your IT budget into the mobile Web, you’re at a competitive disadvantage