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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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  • Why CIOs Need to Embrace New Norms of the Hybrid Cloud

    By Thor Olavsrud | 20 November, 2014 07:33

    Forget viewing yourself as a cloud services broker. In today's hybrid cloud enterprise the CIO's truly high value role is the creation of seamless business flows that bridge cloud and on-premisec infrastructure to help the business operate better, says Intel CIO Kim Stevenson.

  • 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.