CIO Symmetry:

November, 2011


November 30, 2011  3:20 PM

First, ‘bring your own device’; now, a zero email policy



Posted by: Scot Petersen
Email and messaging, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology

The wave of optimism that began with advancements in smartphones and tablets that could enable a new generation of bring-your-own-device employees has been...

November 28, 2011  7:04 PM

Social media networking tips for finding new CIO positions



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO Careers and Staffing, Leadership and Strategy, SharePoint and Web 2.0

There's nothing like the first day back after a major national holiday to make you feel like you're drowning in task items. Cheer up, we've got your back. We've combed the Web and picked only the best and most interesting selections, ensuring that you're up-to-date on last week's high points. We've...


November 22, 2011  8:19 PM

Celebrate a colleague with our CIO awards



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, Leadership and Strategy

We all know those amazing IT leaders who make a difference in our companies day in and day out but often go unrecognized by the IT world at large. Not everyone can pull a Steve Jobs or a Bill Gates, after all, but I have witnessed solid and amazing innovation in midmarket companies time and again....


November 21, 2011  8:50 PM

Will the outsourcing model be the death of CIOs?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Add new tag, CIO careers, mobile technology, Outsourcing

Each week, we scour the Web to track down interesting news pieces and commentary to help you maximize your surfing potential and information consumption. This week, we've got analysis of the Kindle Fire's marketing strategy, concerns about the IT outsourcing model, and tips for negotiations and job...


November 17, 2011  10:12 PM

Can the future of Yahoo withstand the dot-com bubble 2.0?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
cloud computing, Email and messaging, SharePoint and Web 2.0

San Francisco's Yahoo billboard has been a landmark in the city for over a decade. I always get a little thrill when I zoom over the 101 and spot its cheeky little sayings and delightful midcentury stylistic design. Sadly, the


November 15, 2011  5:10 PM

Confronting the malware problem: Is cutting the cord the answer?



Posted by: Scot Petersen
information security management, Risk management, security tools

Throughout 2011, SearchCIO.com and SearchCIO-Midmarket.com editors have been writing about creating new efficiencies in IT and empowering a new generation of users through...


November 14, 2011  8:36 PM

Tweak your corporate Twitter policy or risk getting p0wned



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Add new tag, business process management, Risk management, SharePoint and Web 2.0

Each week we scour the Web and bring you the freshest scoop from around the blogosphere. This week, we're serving up tasty helpings of corporate Twitter intellectual property questions, IT leadership paradigms, and whether you should stash away your R&D team members in a secret cave and mine...


November 11, 2011  2:20 PM

New social media platforms Tumblr and Pinterest make waves



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Open source, Risk management, SharePoint and Web 2.0

Everyone and their neighbor has heard about Twitter and Facebook,...


November 8, 2011  7:58 PM

A new take on building CIO community



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO Careers and Staffing, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology

We're always trying to consider what's on the minds of CIOs today. We write tips and news articles about it. We interview CIOs and profile them. But much of that commentary happens in a controlled environment and one-on-one with a writer or editor. The


November 7, 2011  5:24 PM

Sustainability initiatives driving innovation



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
cloud computing, Green IT, SharePoint and Web 2.0

You got an extra hour this week, so why does it seem like you're still crushed by the weight of your to-do list? We're here to help. We've got an executive summary of the blogosphere's greatest hits, including an optimistic piece on decision making, an update from the National Institutes of Science...


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