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December 20, 2013  6:01 PM

IT salary outlook, Bitcoin trends and cloud maturity



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
CIO and IT salaries, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, CIO salary and careers survey, cloud computing strategy, Mobile, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile development, mobile devices, mobile technology

SearchCIO and its sister sites certainly didn't slow down during the holiday season. Across all three sites -- SearchCIO, SearchCIO-Midmarket and SearchCompliance -- we've been turning out year-end content to prep IT leaders for 2014, our major focus being our annual IT Salary and Careers...

December 16, 2013  3:55 PM

What’s the value of Twitter and an Hour of Code?



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
BI, big data, Bring your own device, Business performance management, BYOD, Chief information officer, CIO and IT salaries, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, cloud services, data analytics, data centers, data privacy, IT governance, IT spending and budgeting, IT/business alignment, Twitter

Did your kids experience their Hour of Code last week? In Friday's CIO Searchlight column, Senior Features Writer Karen Goulart turned our attention to the timely Computer...


December 10, 2013  1:28 PM

Smart machines, smart process apps and smart CIOs



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
Agile, Amazon, Apple, big data, Business performance management, BYOD, Chief information officer, CIO and IT salaries, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, IT/business alignment, IT/Business Leadership, Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, mobile applications, mobile development, mobile devices, mobile technology, Project Management, security risk, security tools

We'd like to think SearchCIO was sounding really intelligent last week with all of our "smart" talk. For starters: In Senior Features Writer Karen Goulart's weekly Searchlight roundup, which features top stories and blog posts from around the Web, she highlighted John Markoff's New York...


March 20, 2013  3:42 PM

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch patronizes women in technology



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
Bring your own device, BYOD, Chief information officer, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, CIO salary and careers survey, IT staff development, IT workers of the future, jobs, Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobility, Samsung, Samsung S4

One step forward, two steps back for women in technology? Just when women in tech seem to be breaking through IT leadership glass ceilings and making strides towards equality on the consumer end of technology, Samsung goes and gets all sexist with its Samsung Galaxy S4 launch.  IT leaders like...


June 12, 2012  8:02 PM

The role of the CIO is changing: What is your company doing about it?



Posted by: Scot Petersen
CIO, CIO and IT salaries, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, Leadership and Strategy, Midmarket CIO, role of the CIO, Strategy for CIOs

I am going through the data from the second annual SearchCIO.com Role of the CIO survey. So far, the data suggests more skewing toward


May 14, 2012  5:17 PM

Dude, you’re getting a hostile workplace



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, Dell, IT staff development and retention, Leadership, women in IT, workplace culture

In April, Dell's summit in Copenhagen was emceed by Mads Christensen, who is apparently Denmark's version of Rush Limbaugh -- well-known for shocking audiences with bigoted, misogynistic remarks. During his banter, Christensen unleashed a flurry of comments that were decidedly hostile toward women...


May 3, 2012  4:39 PM

Practical lessons in workplace culture from Google and Facebook



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO Careers and Staffing, Evernote, Facebook, Google, IT staff development, IT staff development and retention, work/life balance, worker satisfaction, workplace culture

When it comes to retaining your IT talent, it's about more than benefits and job security -- workplace culture matters too. It's the intangible (and sometimes tangible) practical lessons in keeping your IT talent happy that make the difference. For instance, Phil Libin, CEO of


April 20, 2012  2:43 PM

CEOs disregard CIOs when it comes to strategic changes



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
business alignment, chief executive officers, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, IT/business alignment, Leadership and Strategy, Strategy for CIOs

Unless you work for a very special CEO, chances are fairly good that yours doesn't think you're up to snuff when it comes to the CEO position. Five months ago our resident expert, CEO John Weathington, asked whether


April 12, 2012  3:02 PM

The CIO’s best business transformation teacher? Another CIO



Posted by: Scot Petersen
Business process, business transformation, CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, IBM, Leadership and Strategy, Networking, Strategy for CIOs

As CIOs struggle to innovate around business transformation, they are finding that other CIOs are the best friend they can have. We have written much in the past two years about how the CIO must make friends throughout the enterprise -- with the 


February 24, 2012  10:45 AM

CIO survey shows executives satisfied with their jobs — for now



Posted by: Sarah Blanchette
CIO and IT salaries, CIO Careers and Staffing, CIO Jobs, CIO salary and careers survey, IT staff development, IT staff development and retention

Most midmarket IT executives don't see themselves job hunting anytime in the near future. According to a


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