CIO Magazine: November 1, 2011

Beyond the Hype of Big Data

CIOs that ignore the big data chatter risk losing a valuable competitive advantage

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

Books, blogs and research about IT, management and leadership


Execs from NASDAQ, HP Show Operations Some Love

Michael Friedenberg, CEO of IDG Enterprise, shares stories from CIO events that suggest the best ideas thrive when operations run smoothly.

8 Ways to Make Peace With Your CMO

CIOs and CMOs may be the enterprise odd couple, but social media, mobile and Web-interaction models mean they really need to learn to get along. Business strategy depends on it.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Android Phones

Android phones are in high demand by workers, but they lack key security features. Here are the top five things you can do to make sure Android phones in your organization don’t create a security nightmare.

IT Outsourcing: Study Ranks Best Nearshore Locations for U.S. Customers

A new quarterly ranking of Latin American countries rates Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica and Argentina among the best locations for nearshore outsourcing.

Office 365: Non-Profit Moves to Cloud for Global Relief

NetHope, a consortium of IT leaders serving humanitarian agencies, has been keeping things in-house with Sharepoint for years. But a recent move to the cloud via Office 365 is freeing up IT staff and allowing agencies to better share...

3 Critical Elements of an Executive Job Search

Your resume, LinkedIn profile and professional bio make up the triple jump that launches an executive job search, says career coach Ross Macpherson. He explains how each of these elements complement each other and offers advice on how...

Mobile Startups: Tip of the Iceberg, Say Venture Capitalists

At this week's DEMO Fall 2011, mobile startups trying to bridge the physical and digital worlds often didn't aim high enough and received mixed reviews from venture capitalists and former entrepreneurs.

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