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  • Bouncing Back From CIO Unemployment

    A long job hunt takes a personal and professional toll, even on the most accomplished IT leaders. Here's how to emerge stronger than ever.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson27 Feb. 14 00:36
  • CIOs and CMOs Must Work Together to Satisfy Customers

    According to a new Forrester Research report, this is the 'age of the customer' and there's no time or room for turf wars, competing agendas and distrust between technology and marketing departments.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige17 Jan. 14 22:25
  • A CIO's Survival Guide to Saying No

    One of the toughest leadership challenges for CIOs today is having to refuse business requests for new technology. Here's how to keep the lines of IT-business communication open while communicating honestly with your fellow executives.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson26 Nov. 13 00:06
  • CIOs Want to Be Allies, Not Adversaries, With Business Users

    For years, CIOs raged against stealth technology that could put their company's security - and maybe their authority - at risk. Today, though, IT executives see the world differently and are quick to explain that they should be ambassadors between tech vendors and business users.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige21 Oct. 13 22:47
  • Many CIOs Yearn for the Corner Office

    Some 42 percent of CIOs say they have the skills to be CEO. That's a lot of corner office envy, says Maryfran Johnson. Only a few have the business savvy to make it.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson30 Sept. 13 12:52
  • New Role for the CIO: Chief Process Officer?

    CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison wonders why all the burdens of IT process-creating and policy-making for new technologies must fall on the CIO's shoulders. Should vendors be stepping up to help?

    Written by Adam Dennison28 Aug. 13 12:52
  • Enterprise Startups Draw CIO Attention

    As venture-capital firms focus more on customer-facing technologies, CIOs are placing bets on emerging enterprise IT players.

    Written by Adam Dennison26 June 13 12:59
  • Federal CIOs need more authority to better manage IT

    Seeking ways to reduce duplication in federal IT spending and managing IT more efficiently, Senate panel hears pleas for stronger central authorities for department and agency CIOs.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin11 June 13 20:26
  • CIOs Need to Learn New Ways of Thinking

    In 2013, IT leaders should tap into the latest research about business transformation, collaboration and innovation, say columnists Madeline Weiss and June Drewry.

    Written by Madeline Weiss, June Drewry21 Dec. 12 16:47
  • Breaking Through the CIO Paradox

    The final CIO Paradox column examines three of the biggest contradictions that leaders in the CIO role face.

    Written by Martha Heller21 Dec. 12 14:20