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  • CIOs and CMOs Must Join Forces to Win Digital Consumers

    By Tom Kaneshige | 16 October, 2014 05:50

    In today's business world, the digital consumer is all-powerful, marketing holds the keys to unlocking the "mobile moment," and the CIO must take on new skills in order to seize the business tech mantle. Make no mistake, we've entered an era on par with the greatest business transformations in U.S. history, says Forrester CEO George Colony.

  • It's risky business when CMOs tackle tech alone

    By Tom Kaneshige | 14 October, 2014 23:30

    There's a reason why marketers keep IT in the dark about marketing tech purchases. The geeks will put the tech vendor through an obscene, jargon-filled laundry list of requirements and testing that will drag the sales cycle for months. Marketers won't be able to get their hands on the technology until it's too late - that is, after competitors beat them to the punch.

  • Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, backs off 'karma' advice to women about pay

    By Gregg Keizer | 10 October, 2014 13:22

    One hundred and forty characters weren't enough space for Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, to backpedal from comments he made at a women-in-computing conference, so he took to his firm's website.

  • Microsoft's Nadella on Windows 9: 'It came and went'

    By Patrick Thibodeau | 08 October, 2014 06:13

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said Windows has been re-architected to give it a central role in the Internet of Things.

  • How the CIO Role Is Changing As Business Needs Evolve

    By Jen A. Miller | 07 October, 2014 00:39

    A recent survey from IT staffing firm Modis reaffirms what we all know: The role of CIOs, and the IT department they direct, is changing. Not only do the vast majority of companies view their CIOs as critical members of company structure, they also expect that role to grow in the future.

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  • How CIOs Can Learn to Be Better Presenters

    By Tom Kaneshige | 12 September, 2014 05:20

    With their executive power under fire, CIOs need to step out from behind their desks and take a more prominent and visible role both inside and outside their companies.

  • How a CIO Can Save an Incompetent CEO

    By Rob Enderle | 19 April, 2013 13:28

    When a bad CEO goes down, the CIO often goes down with him. The way to save yourself, and your company, is to invest in the analytics technology that gives the CEO the data necessary to make smart business decisions. It doesn't hurt that it also shows why the CIO is more valuable to the CEO than other C-level executives.

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  • Is the CIO-CMO Transition of Power Becoming a Reality?

    By Tom Kaneshige | 14 October, 2014 23:27

    The Gartner report landed on the CIO's desk with a thud: In five years, Gartner predicted, marketers will spend more on technology than IT will. That report came out almost three years ago, and CMOs are well on their way to making good on Gartner's prediction. The transfer of power is nearly complete.

  • What Kind of CIOs Will Millennials Make?

    By Tom Kaneshige | 04 September, 2014 05:21

    As millennials flood the workplace, climb corporate ladders and spread throughout the four corners of a company, they will eventually take on positions of leadership in marketing, human resources, finance, sales and IT. They'll gain more influence inside an organization, along with purchasing power over technology.

  • Calling a Truce in CIO-CMO Budget Battles

    By Adam Dennison | 27 August, 2014 22:40

    Thanks to my job as publisher of this magazine, I have the pleasure of meeting dozens of our CIO readers each month at the various events we hold across the country, and I'm also in regular touch with the vendor community. This unusual combination gives me a 360-degree view of the hottest topics and trends in our industry.

  • Mobile Apps Require Customer-First Thinking

    By By Mitch Betts | 21 August, 2014 00:42

    CIOs who want to create beloved mobile apps will need to do things that are highly unusual in IT: Go on sales calls, ride along in the service trucks and watch consumers talk in focus groups about what they hate about your business.

  • BYOD twists and turns keep CIOs off-balance

    By Tom Kaneshige | 19 August, 2014 07:57

    In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.