CIO Magazine: February 1, 2013

Apptio Helps IT Departments Run Like a Business

The vendor's on-demand software helps CIOs manage IT financial performance, but competition has intensified

CIOs Can Play a Big Role in Business Evolution

Well-known business models (Avon, Netflix and Best Buy) are under siege, underscoring the point that IT plays a more central role than ever before in the rise and fall of almost any company.

CIOs Can Help Their Companies Survive Industry Disruption

Business models are constantly in jeopardy. Netflix, for example, played the role of disruptor as it whacked Blockbuster, but now Netflix is facing stiff competition from Amazon, Hulu and others. The lesson for business leaders:...

Why Tech Startups Partner With Companies In Industries They Want to Disrupt

Sometimes tech startups make deals with the very industry players they're trying to disrupt.

CIOs See Risks and Rewards in Startup Mania

Investing in cutting-edge technologies could lead to big rewards, but it also brings incredible risk for CIOs, says Michael Friedenberg

This Data Center Has Seen It All

Avnet’s IT facility in Phoenix has evolved over 25 years to handle petabytes of data, absorb acquisitions and cut cooling costs

iPad App Helps Forest Service Distribute Maps for Firefighters

The U.S. Forest Service deploys a mobile map application for firefighters and emergency responders to use in the field and for tactical planning


IT Offshoring Still Works, If You're Careful

Three CIOs say that the benefits of offshore outsourcing still resonate—if you learn from previous missteps and manage the risks

CIO Creates an 'Army of Me' to Visit Business Units

The CIO at a global real-estate firm emphasizes strategic thinking as he develops the IT team of the future


Mobile, Analytics Help Sports Industry Score More Sales

Organizations such as the Green Bay Packers football team and the owner of the Daytona 500 race track are using IT to produce happier fans and more revenue.

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