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  • 7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

    From CIoTO to automation architect, new IT roles are rising to fill emerging needs. Some may fizzle, but others may have a long future thanks to underlying IT trends.

    Written by Paul Heltzel15 Aug. 17 06:59
  • CIOs need to master the art of saying ‘no’

    The historical IT leadership style associated with service provision took away the opportunity for many CIOs to say ‘no’. But when, why and how you say ‘no’ is an integral part of your reputation as a leader, writes Tina Nunno of Gartner.

    Written by Tina Nunno27 June 17 07:30
  • 4 tips for job searching this holiday season

    Leveraging the holidays in your job search might mean landing a new gig for the new year. Here are four tips on how to use the holidays to your advantage.

    Written by Sarah K. White12 Dec. 16 20:35
  • Murray-Darling Basin Authority seeks CIO

    ​The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MBDA) is seeking a new CIO following the imminent departure of Stephen Kay.

    Written by George Nott30 Nov. 16 17:31
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  • CIOs share their secrets to unplugging on vacation

    Reconfiguring infrastructures, transitioning to the cloud and cross-training staff are some measures that CIOs and other tech executives have taken to reduce stress in the IT department and improve the business in general.

    Written by Kacy Zurkus23 June 15 01:11
  • How CIOs Can Learn to Be Better Presenters

    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.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 Sept. 14 05:20
  • How a CIO Can Save an Incompetent CEO

    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.

    Written by Rob Enderle19 April 13 13:28
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  • Federal CIOs embrace IT reform, but struggle to move forward

    When lawmakers passed the most sweeping government IT reform legislation in nearly two decades, federal agency CIOs won significant new budgeting authorities that, along with other provisions, aim to improve efficiencies and reduce waste in the $80 billion federal technology apparatus.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin15 Aug. 15 00:06
  • CIOs vastly underestimate extent of shadow IT

    Most CIOs have an inkling that employees in their enterprise have snuck a few applications past the IT department, but a new study by Cisco indicates that they are vastly underestimating the extent that unauthorized apps and services have infiltrated the network.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin10 Aug. 15 23:30
  • How Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina nurtures IT talent

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) formed the CIO Culture Club in March 2013 with the goal of keeping employee engagement high during times of tremendous change in the industry, the company and the IT department. While the name may be a little corny, the club has proven to be extremely valuable to our IT shop.

    Written by By Jo Abernathy07 Aug. 15 00:58
  • CIO role is crucial to federal data governance

    As federal agencies find themselves awash in data collected through far-flung cloud, mobile and sensor-enabled IT systems, the CIO has a pivotal role to play in establishing sound governance structures.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin23 July 15 00:24
  • The evolving meaning of the 'I' in CIO

    The average tenure of CIOs has reached 5.8 years, according to CIO's 2015 State of the CIO study, but CIOs are still known for moving around a fair bit. When CIOs transition from one company to another, it's a great time to look into the future, reflect on the past and consider how the CIO's role is changing.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud21 July 15 00:02

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