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May 23, 2012  12:46 AM

CEOs: CIOs earn seat at the table by creating competitive advantage



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CEO, CIO, Competitive advantage, innovation, Leadership and strategy

CEOs -- just who do they think CIOs are? Who do they want you to be? Mobile may be on your mind. Perhaps you have your head in the cloud. That's all well, good and important to the CEO, as long as you can show you're adding value to the business and creating

May 4, 2012  8:24 PM

With tech innovation, countries starting out with less are doing more



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, Facebook, innovation, IT innovation, mobile applications, Security

When is the last time you actually dedicated time to innovative thinking? If it's taking you a while to answer (or you don't have time to remember because you're too busy working), you're not alone; and it might not be your fault. This week's roundup of bits from around the Web includes two...


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...


March 30, 2012  10:30 PM

Digestible advice on tech innovation



Posted by: Karen Goulart
Big Data, CIO, innovation, IT careers, IT innovation, IT staff motivation, IT staffing, social media policies

To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability. So said playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Here at TotalCIO, we're all about helping our readers increase their abilities. So, in this week's roundup, we've included some advice on how to promote tech innovation and how to...


March 23, 2012  8:14 PM

Spring is here, and innovation is in the air



Posted by: Karen Goulart
CIO, Data privacy, endpoint security, innovation, IT innovation

Spring is here, the season of renewal. In honor of this time of all things fresh and new, this week's roundup includes a peek at innovators who inspire an innovator, the ways Best Buy's new digital prez is defining next-gen IT, and something you didn't know the world needed (and may not). Of...


November 23, 2011  3:50 PM

GM strategy for innovation and lowering risk should ring bell for CIOs



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Budgeting and cost-cutting, CFO, CFO and CIO relationship, innovation, risk management

It's a short week. I'll get straight to the punch. I heard General Motors Co. CFO Dan Ammann being interviewed last week about GM's strategy for running the business, one year after the carmaker's initial public offering. CIOs should pay attention to what he said about lowering risk and


July 20, 2011  10:11 PM

State Street tech layoffs: IT transformation’s dark side



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO management, Cloud computing, innovation, IT transformation, Tech layoffs

State Street Corp. announced this week that it is cutting 530 of its "non-client-facing" IT employees over the next 18 to 20 months, and shifting an additional 320 similar IT workers to outsourcing vendors IBM and Wipro Technologies. Application maintenance services are going to Wipro, while IBM...


March 18, 2011  1:16 PM

Disasters both natural and financial challenge technology innovations



Posted by: 4Laura
CIO, Cloud computing, innovation

When Chris Kemp joined NASA five years ago as its chief technology officer for IT, he was "in awe of how much...


February 17, 2011  2:35 PM

Egypt’s CIO lesson: We use IT tools in ways unintended by toolmakers



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, innovation, social networking

After the news broke that Egyptian citizens had made history in the blink of an eye, I wondered briefly if Mark Zuckerberg would be considered for a Nobel Peace Prize. Farfetched, yeah. But you can see where I was coming from. His


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