CIO Magazine: November 1, 2011

Challenging Times for Pfizer

As drug patents expire, the pharmaceutical giant is investing in technology and emerging markets while cutting back on R&D and labor.

A Law Firm’s Hiring Strategies for Handling New Security Concerns

New data privacy concerns and increased regulation have led law firm Morrison & Foerster to add a new position. Here’s what they did to facilitate that hire.

Why Legal Concerns Put a Halt to BYOT at Baxter

Baxter International wanted to allow employees to bring their own devices to work, but legal concerns related to e-discovery had to be resolved first.

At Houston Bank, Disaster Recovery Goes Virtual

Woodforest National Bank implements a replication system for its virtualized data center in the Gulf Coast

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.


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.

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