CIO Magazine: October 1, 2012

6 IT Hiring Tips to Weed Out the Duds

One bad apple can ruin a good team, which is why Nathan Brown sometimes prioritizes personality over skill set when making a hire. Here are six other rules he follows when filling an open position.

Get More Productive IT Workers in Just 3 Steps

Brian Souza provides corporate training on improving employee performance and shares his best advice on how to get the most out of your team.

Companies Race to the Patent Office to Protect Their IT Breakthroughs

There's a patent gold rush under way as savvy companies seek to lock in the competitive advantage from their IT innovations

Are Patents the Secret to Competitive Advantage in IT?

CIO magazine editor in chief Maryfran Johnson weighs in on the importance of seeking patents for IT innovation when it comes to maintaining a competitive edge and driving new business.


How CX Helped AT&T Sell More iPhones and Otterboxes

To improve the shopping experience in AT&T's physical stores, CIO Thaddeus Arroyo watched videos of shoppers and used focus groups so changes were dictated by actual customer experience (CX)

Is iPad Over-Hyped in the Enterprise?

The city of Minneapolis was left underwhelmed by an iPad and BYOD program for city workers. Yet despite the slow start, the city's CIO still feels that an iPad enterprise storm is brewing and he'll be ready when it hits.

iPhone Water Hazard: Tips to Stay Dry

Apple just got a damage-detection patent to let customers know if their iPhone has fallen victim to the water monster. As new liquid threats emerge, here are lessons for staying dry.

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