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August, 2008


August 29, 2008  2:23 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

I'm heading down to New York City for the long Labor Day weekend...I hope everybody else has relaxing and fun plans as well! To take you into the weekend, check out this week's stories on SearchCIO.com:

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August 29, 2008  10:58 AM

“IT should not just be subservient to the business”



Posted by: Linda Tucci
IT/business management, Leadership and strategic planning

The Society for Information Management unveiled its survey of top CIO concerns this week. What's on the headache list? IT and business alignment, the No. 1 issue for four of the past 5 years, reclaimed the top spot after dropping to No. 2 last...


August 28, 2008  9:28 PM

Trimming the fat off “bloatware”



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Technologies

I hadn't heard the term "bloatware" before, but it apparently refers to software that comes pre-installed on computers - Quicken,

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August 27, 2008  4:21 PM

Dude, the world is getting a Dell



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Budgeting and cost-cutting, Outsourcing

The slowing U.S. economy has apparently encouraged Dell to reexamine its international growth model. Today, the computer giant

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August 22, 2008  3:05 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

Thanks to all of you who have made the TotalCIO blog so lively of late! Here's a round-up of this week's stories on SearchCIO.com -- feel free to weigh in below on any of these topics.

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August 21, 2008  5:23 PM

All Ears: “Bigger than the role,” how big companies hire top talent



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning, Media

I've been talking to a number of CIO headhunters recently for a story about using recruiters to land your next job. The standard line, as you might expect, is if you're good, they'll find you. But it turns out there are things you should--and shouldn't do--to get on a recruiter's radar. Visibility...


August 21, 2008  2:29 PM

“The most geeked-out shopping experience in America”



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Technologies

And here I thought I was ahead of the game having mastered grocery store self-checkout. But check out how far Stop & Shop's in-store technology has come in this "

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August 19, 2008  1:49 PM

Do you telecommute?



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Leadership and strategic planning

I noticed that our story on telecommuting appears to be generating a lot of visits to SearchCIO.com, so I thought I'd throw a few...


August 16, 2008  10:21 AM

CIO weekly wrap-up



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

HeadingĀ into the weekend, here are some tidbits from SearchCIO.com to tide you over:


August 15, 2008  7:11 AM

Will an alphabet stew of BI, EPM and GRC hit the spot?



Posted by: Linda Tucci
IT/business management, Technologies

When SAP's Business Objects announced this week that it was adding a dash of enterprise performance management to its business intelligence platform, my ears perked up. We don't often cover product releases from the Big 4, leaving that to our knowledgeable colleagues at sites like


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