Avnet’s CIO Steve Phillips plans to build and test a software-defined network and an Internet of Things solution for predictive machine maintenance. He will also mix agile and waterfall methodologies, as part of a plan to adopt a bimodal IT development process.
Stories by Clint Boulton
A part of a plan to increase business value, Marcus & Millichap is embracing agile software development as it plans to refresh or replace several applications in 2016, says CIO Ken Sayward.
Chief digital officers are in scarce supply at large global companies, says consultant PwC. But it doesn’t matter, as the role is largely transitional in nature and the CIO continues to rule IT.
Led by a new CIO, fresh from Toyota, the insurance carrier is looking to revamp internal IT and tap emerging technologies to better support its 19 million policy holders.
CIOs are prioritizing different needs as they help their organizations evolve to become more digital thanks to security, mobility, analytics and cloud (or SMAC) technologies. A few CIOs shared their top projects for 2016 with CIO.com.
Ford is adopting emerging technologies, such as robotics telepresence systems and ride-hailing software, while maintaining core competencies for manufacturing and other operations. Call it bimodal IT, done Ford-style.
Progressive’s Edison program includes startup-like pitch contests, hackathons and expositions to showcase innovation spawned by business and IT collaboration.
With the help of cloud software, Merck Animal Health’s Dave Williams is striving for self-service supply chain analytics.
CIOs must revamp IT systems, processes and staff roles, thanks to the rise of automation facilitated by artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things and analytics.
Micron CIO Trevor Schulze, in the midst of an IT department revamp, is harnessing analytics to augment anything from manufacturing operations to product development and engineering.
To make drilling more efficient during a commodities industry downturn, Laredo Petroleum is turning to cloud applications from a Silicon Valley startup to correlate production and operational costs.
CIOs are scrambling to purchase cyber-insurance, but the need may be outpacing a market that continues to evolve in the face of significant cyberattacks.
As Cisco strives to digitize its business, CIO Guillermo Diaz and the rest of the senior management team are aligning IT to achieve business outcomes.
Aaron Levie explains why he is not a big fan of the shadow IT movement his collaboration tech startup helped kick start years ago.
Facing a talent crunch, CIOs are using anything from social media and video conferencing to good old-fashioned networking to scout college recruits, programmers and senior managers.