CIOs - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups

    It seems there's a startup for everything these days. Sure, there are benefits from introducing new, more efficient systems to your enterprise, but there are also technical, financial and practical considerations before signing on with a startup tech company. Here are the pros and cons.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell26 Feb. 14 16:19
  • Developing the Competencies of a Future-State CIO

    Outstanding CIOs most resemble outstanding CEOs. That was the eye-opening benchmark established when the CIO Executive Council, as part of its Future-State CIO initiative, teamed up with Egon Zehnder International (EZI) two years ago to build a leadership competency assessment for CIOs and senior IT leaders.

    Written by Steve Kelner and Chris Patrick19 April 10 06:41
  • CIO says communication is key to buy-in

    To ensure harmony between IT and business management, Jeff Kubacki recommends communication, communication, and more communication.

    Written by Stephen Lawson15 April 10 06:41
  • Taming the Knowledge Towers

    With a diverse business unit portfolio that includes direct mail, call centres and electronic document management, Salmat CIO David Hackshall is working hard to instil a culture of collaborative knowledge management at the company and turn innovation into efficiency.

    Written by Rodney Gedda09 April 10 05:03
  • ACMA's Business Transformation Journey

    Trashing a truck-load of old equipment and physically cleaning up rooms may not be indicative of the average IT transformation project, but the Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) took a ground-up approach to modernising its business processes.

    Written by Rodney Gedda01 April 10 13:51
  • Inside the CIO's 'Big Four' Application Priorities

    Every company or organization has a wide range of software in its application portfolios-some enterprises, of course, carry a little more software bloat than others.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum29 March 10 10:16
  • OnStar CIO's Career Success Is No Accident

    Jeff Liedel is as much a car guy as he is a computer guy. That much becomes clear when he's discussing his 20-year career track and the businesses he's served: Ford, Covisint, GM and now OnStar, the in-vehicle communications company and GM subsidiary, where he is CIO.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum17 Feb. 10 08:48
  • CIOs as Business Leaders

    How can CIOs demonstrate their ability to lead business initiatives that transcend IT?

    Written by CIO Executive Council05 Jan. 10 08:05
  • Hiring Managers: Personal Networks Hold Hiring Power

    We've all been told, "Networking is critical," so often that by now it's about as interesting as, "You should floss daily." But the truth of the matter is that CIOs in the know do regularly turn to their personal networks to source effective talent. And paying regular attention to your network does, in fact, pay off.

    Written by Kristen Lamoreaux29 Jan. 10 05:20
  • CIO Tested-Tools: Summer 2009

    The summer is rapidly approaching and so is the time when vendors bring out their shiny new products for the holiday season. CIO Australia went looking for senior IT executives help us test the latest innovative technology products, both for the CIOs themselves and the employees they support and manage.

    Written by CIO Staff15 Dec. 09 09:15
  • First Class IT: Boeing Global CIO John Hinshaw

    Boeing CIO John M Hinshaw talks about rationalising IT, surviving the financial crisis and the challenges of migrating 200,000 desktops to Windows 7.

    Written by Rodney Gedda01 Dec. 09 11:14
  • Richest CIOs: What's Behind Smaller Bonuses

    Bigtime CIOs have endured a volatile year, and their wallets have felt the impact. The sour economy and politics involved have led to a huge drop in performance bonuses and rejiggered our annual list of high-paid technology leaders.

    Written by Kim S. Nash25 Nov. 09 08:06
  • CIOs fear mass IT exodus following economic recovery

    IT professionals asked to do more work for less pay and fewer benefits might be able to forgive their employers' financial choices, but industry watchers say high-tech workers won't soon forget being treated poorly during the most recent economic recession and will look to find other employment opportunities as soon as the recovery gets under way.

    Written by Denise Dubie19 Nov. 09 08:32