Women CIOs from Starwood Hotels, Ford and PwC credit their success to increased visibility, empathy and motivational leadership.
Stories by Clint Boulton
CIOs are struggling to calculate IT service costs for environments that have grown more complex from cloud services. However, they are finding answers in analytics software.
Despite operating in a state of hyper vigilance regarding cybersecurity threats, board participation in such planning has is at only 45 percent, according to 10,000 executives surveyed by PwC.
Alliant Insurance Services CIO Ilene Anders, who was promoted to CFO last week, discusses how she used IT to transform the insurance brokerage’s business.
Starbucks’ hiring of Adobe CIO Gerri Martin-Flickinger as its CTO underscores the importance digital innovation is playing in traditional businesses. But does it also mean the CIO role is under siege?
CIOs who previously eschewed the cloud because vendors wouldn't protect federally regulated patient information are growing increasingly comfortable with the technology.
Textron CIO Diane Schwarz dishes details of the recruiting trail that took her to the University of Notre Dame career fair last week, where she spent three days scouting prospective IT candidates.
Marsh & McLennan Companies, a professional services organization, moves its chief risk and compliance officer to a broader, technology-focused role, highlighting the growing importance of technology strategy within large companies.
As part of its digital transformation, the membership retail club is using analytics software to strengthen its business in the face of threats from Amazon.com and other ecommerce providers.
VMware’s Bask Iyer spends his days refining the company’s private cloud system, which he uses to sell the software maker’s technology to fellow CIOs.
CIOs say proper succession planning is a crucial part of their responsibilities. But it's not an easy job at a time when talented IT staff can rake in big salaries working on innovative projects, without putting themselves under the C-suite microscope.
Oliver Bussmann, CIO of UBS, says the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can pare transaction processing time from days to minutes. Under his leadership, UBS is building innovation centers where engineers work with startups to pinpoint viable mainstream blockchain solutions.
Tasked with accelerating business innovation, technology leaders are swapping traditional IT project management for continuous delivery and iteration of software and services. But to succeed CIOs say such emerging models of IT deployment require strong collaboration with business stakeholders, as well as cross-training.