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Is the CDO a Real Threat to the CIO's Role?

Instead of grabbing a new title like Chief Digital Officer, strengthen your current role as CIO and make it more meaningful and influential in your organization. Continue »
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Three Reasons You're Probably Not Curious

Despite the cultural barriers that urge you to suppress it, curiosity may be one of the most important competencies that you will need to thrive in the Digital Age. Continue »
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How CIOs and CMOs Can Work Together Better

The CIO-CMO relationship is one of the worst in the C-suite, according to a new study by PwC. Its "6th Annual Digital IQ Survey" finds that only 51 percent of respondents say this critical C-level relationship is... Continue »
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Key Data Storage Trends That Every CIO Should Know

These days, CIOs and their organizations are getting consumed by all things data. This change is driven by ongoing innovations in analytics, of course, as these solutions are establishing profound new levels of data... Continue »
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Missing in Action: BYOD Security

Despite the prevalence of BYOD in the enterprise, many organizations act as if mobile device security is optional. Ditto for employee security training. Continue »
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Dell CIO: Don't Ask Employees What They Want

Dell CIO Adriana Karaboutis doesn't ask employees what they want, but instead has her IT team observe them at work and find new ways to improve how they do their job. Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

IT Leadership Salaries Remain Flat

Average annual salaries for CIOs and other top IT leadership positions have remained flat overall since 2008, according to new research from Janco Associates and eJobDescription.com. The accompanying report, the "Mid-Year 2014 IT Salary Survey,"... More »

Are You a Micromanager?

The majority of U.S. employees say they have worked for a micromanager, according to a new survey from Accountemps. While such domineering practices were acceptable for prior generations, they're considered a major professional liability today.... More »

What You Need Know About the Apple-IBM Partnership

Apple and IBM announced a global partnership last week that has the potential to re-invent the mobile enterprise. The exclusive partnership builds on the strengths of each company with the goal of transforming enterprise mobility through a... More »

Hirers Increase Social Media Scrutiny of Recruits

CIOs and other managers are increasingly turning to social media to screen job candidates, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. In fact, 43 percent of employers use social networking sites to research potential hires, up from 36... More »

Eight Ways to Improve Your Cyber-Security Spending

Organizations are concerned about cyber-threats, but many of them have neither invested strategically in security nor aligned that spending with their business strategies, according to a new report. One result is a major gap in security spending... More »

Germany's Secret World Cup Weapon: Big Data

If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to the use of big data analytics, look no further than Germany's national soccer team, winner of the 2014 World Cup. More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

The Challenges of Managing Complex Networks

Many CIOs need to upgrade their aging networks, but are struggling to understand and articulate their new requirements given today's increasingly complex IT environment. More »

An Important Lesson Most IT Leaders Have Forgotten

To be a digital leader, you must be well versed in a wide range of constantly changing subject areas, which will require that you exist in a constant state of learning and exploration. More »

Five Ways to Make Flextime a Win-Win

Flextime has matured into a mainstream concept for business and IT, but making it work effectively in your enterprise can prove tricky. More »

Location, Location, Location

When considering new IT tools and systems, CIO need to keep in mind that geolocation data will become play increasingly important business role in the near future. More »

IT: A Creative Arm of the Enterprise

CIOs and their IT organizations are on the defensive, their future in doubt. To remain relevant, IT must rightfully assert itself as a creative arm of the enterprise. More »

Creating the IT Organization of the Future

Being a Digital Renaissance Man demands that you see technology as a tool than can truly transform the world, for the good of humanity. More »