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April, 2012


April 27, 2012  11:52 PM

Promoting innovation, from boss-less offices to tweaking big data



Posted by: Karen Goulart
Big Data, innovation management, leadership, malware, metadata

Sometimes innovation begets innovation. This week, check out a gaming company that took the rather innovative step of eliminating hierarchy in the workplace and found it led to -- innovation. On a similar note, see how Harvard's dabblings in big data have led to some innovative results. If that's...

April 26, 2012  9:37 PM

Should CIOs steer users away from Google Drive cloud storage service?



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, Cloud computing, cloud security concerns, Data privacy, Google, Microsoft

Another week, another potential woe for the CIO? Tuesday saw the long-awaited/speculated release of Google Drive, joining the world of such cloud storage service offerings as...

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April 26, 2012  10:35 AM

CIOs get no respect in Gartner CEO survey. So what? Follow the money



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO job; CIO leadership; CIO careers, Gartner CEO survey, innovation, Innovation leader, innovation management, IT business services, IT spending

For those who haven’t seen the recent Gartner CEO survey, CIOs come across in it as the Rodney Dangerfields of the C-suite. Not a person ever likely to occupy a CEO position, in the eyes of the CEO. Not the...


April 20, 2012  10:35 PM

Eco-friendly technology: Green means go, especially in Nebraska



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, Green IT, innovation, Internet, mobile privacy and security

Have you had a "taxing" week? Bad puns probably won't make you feel any better, but checking out our weekly roundup of news bits and analysis just might -- it's totally free. Earth Day is coming up this weekend, so we've included a couple of items on eco-friendly(?) technology for your reading...


April 19, 2012  9:22 PM

Honing IT project management skills? Become master of the obvious



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, IT and business alignment, IT PMO, PPM, Project and portfolio management, project management

Don't you just hate it when something is so obvious you completely overlook it? It happens to everyone. And it happens to happen a lot when it comes to project and portfolio...

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April 17, 2012  7:11 PM

Quotable quotes on the role of the CIO



Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, CIO role, Cloud computing, consumerization of IT, shadow IT

The role of the CIO, the challenges involved and the way it is changing are always front and center for us at SearchCIO.com. Often these conversations are off the cuff -- not meant for...


April 13, 2012  7:56 PM

The only thing certain for the future of the CIO role is change



Posted by: Karen Goulart
big data security, CIO, CIO job; CIO leadership; CIO careers, CIO role, Tech layoffs

You may have avoided bad mojo on this Friday the 13th by eschewing black cats, mirrors and ladders; but sorry to say, this week's roundup just couldn't help being the bearer of bad news. From big layoffs in the tech industry to big questions about the future of the CIO role, we're feeling a little...


April 13, 2012  2:58 PM

Reading the tea leaves on the CIO job shakeup at BOfA



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Bank of America, CIO, CIO job; CIO leadership; CIO careers, IT asset management

What to make of the news this week that Bank of America has put a consumer banking executive in the CIO job? Marc Gordon, who became CTO and later executive CIO after joining BofA from Best Buy in 2004,...


April 12, 2012  3:53 PM

Some CIOs wary of vendor lock-in with cloud service providers



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, Cloud computing, cloud computing adoption, cloud vendors, vendor lock-in

I've had my head in the clouds recently. Or I guess I should say, 'the cloud.' I've been chatting with enterprise IT leaders about which systems and applications they've trusted to the hands of cloud service providers. The list runs the gamut. There are the usual suspects -- what one analyst...


April 6, 2012  8:00 PM

More women in information technology is mission of university prez



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, Google, mobile applications, Social media, women in IT

Short week? Long weekend? Whether you have something to celebrate or are simply enjoying the extra time off, we invite you to take in this week's roundup of tech bits from around the Web. This week's pickings include some sobering news about Macs and about Google's forthcoming augmented-reality...


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