CIO Magazine: October 1, 2013

The New Role for IT: Generator of Innovative Ideas

At Yum Restaurants International, the value of IT is business innovation.

Many CIOs Yearn for the Corner Office

Some 42 percent of CIOs say they have the skills to be CEO. That’s a lot of corner office envy, says Maryfran Johnson. Only a few have the business savvy to make it.


3 Tips for Communicating With Millennials

A leadership coach provides advice on how to engage and give feedback to millennials while keeping them accountable.

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Staples Lab Delivers Omnichannel Apps

The $24 billion office-supply company is relying on its new Velocity Lab to develop innovative retail technologies.

With Worker Retirements Looming, IT Starts to Prepare for a Workforce Exodus

With 10,000 U.S. baby boomers turning 65 every day until 2030, the IT industry is among those that must plan how its workforce will be impacted when these employees eventually retire.

Clouds Are Backing Up Clouds, with More Choices on Tap

Nasuni and Backupify are introducing new offerings for their cloud-to-cloud backup services

CIOs Need to Push BYOD Policies to Lure Millennials

In less than two years, millennials will make up the largest segment of the workforce. If you hope to attract GenY technology professionals, your IT strategy better include a bring-your-own-device plan that plays to the strengths of...

What to Look for When Hiring an IT Consultant

How do you find the right IT consultant for your business and specific technology needs? IT executives share their tips and advice. We also suggest five questions you should ask all prospective candidates.

Why SaaS HR Software Is Ready to Take Off

It's estimated that 90 percent of Fortune 1000 companies plan to replace their human resources management software in the next four years. Many are replacing these legacy on-premises systems--some of which date back to the 1960s--with...

Who owns that Twitter account?

Social networking accounts used for both personal and work purposes raise all sorts of legal questions

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