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  • Your Video Strategy May Hold the Key to Hiring Top Talent

    If video and telepresence isn't a priority at your company, you may be missing out on the chance to hire and retain top technology professionals, according to a recent study.

    Written by Sharon Florentine09 Sept. 13 15:19
  • Nine ways to ace the IT executive interview

    Your networking and resume work has paid off. You finally landed an interview for your dream job as an IT executive and you couldn't be more excited. The only thing that stands between you and the executive washroom is the interview itself.

    Written by Rich Hein12 Aug. 13 14:06
  • A visual guide to identifying the hidden costs of BYOD

    When it comes to mobile devices, hidden costs are everywhere. There's a good chance your company is paying for something it shouldn't be, and this infographic will help you spot the unintended financial consequences of employee mobility.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige08 Aug. 13 21:36
  • How to smooth IT-business friction

    Infographic: Why can't IT pros and business pros get along? Maybe there is inherent tension between the two groups, but there are ways tech and end-users can work together. BMC Software looks at the prevailing sentiment and offers suggestions to improve communications.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige01 Aug. 13 20:51
  • Don't call yourself 'unemployed'

    A career coach describes ways to deal with a transition between jobs. Hint: Don't call yourself 'unemployed.'

    Written by William Ellermeyer26 July 13 12:40
  • How to foster an IT youth movement

    These CIOs are engaging the next generation of IT workers with programs that energise, inspire and educate young students about the real world of IT.

    Written by CIO Executive Council25 July 13 12:41
  • Three CIO Strategies for Going Global

    When these companies went global, they leveraged IT to unify, localize and lay the foundation for future growth

    Written by CIO Executive Council27 May 13 19:00
  • CIOs Should Be Prepared for Litigation Disasters

    IT departments usually have careful plans for what to do in natural disasters, but they need a litigation-readiness plan, too, so they'll be ready to handle ediscovery requests

    Written by John Curran27 May 13 12:55
  • CIOs Sound Off on a Role in Flux

    Add business partner, co-collaborator and, um, anthropologist to the growing list of IT executive skills, said CIOs at a recent panel in San Francisco.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 April 13 19:58
  • White House Tells Tech Sector to Dream Big

    The Office of Science and Technology Policy looks to strengthen the tech startup sector and capture the nation's imagination as it seeks ideas from the best and the brightest.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin12 Nov. 12 17:59
  • 10 worst sales tactics of IT outsourcing companies

    IT service providers are big on talk of innovation these days—except when it comes to their own sales practices. It seems as if many vendor sales teams have been pulling from the same bag of frustrating and ineffective tricks to try to win deals since the dawn of IT outsourcing.

    Written by Stephanie Overby10 Dec. 11 05:18
  • Why today's CIO must foster IT agility

    The job of the CIO is not what it used to be. No longer are well-run data centers and solid uptime metrics the measures of success - now CIOs run the business process and technology is the tool. The metric a company should use to measure the performance of its CIO these days is agility, and companies that don't-or that limit the ability of their CIOs to maximize agility-will struggle to compete in today's market.

    Written by Robin Johnson03 Nov. 11 08:31
  • How CIOs can become business forecasters

    Most of the CEOs I know can handle bad news. But I don't know any that like surprises. The CIO who can help the boss more accurately predict the future and manage profitability across economic cycles can be indispensable.

    Written by Chris Curran10 May 11 05:47
  • Mitigating the risk of cloud services failure

    One of CIOs' biggest concerns about the infrastructure-as-a-service model has been the loss of control over assets and management that enterprises might experience upon moving into a multi-tenant environment. While analysts and early adopters of infrastructure-as-a-service offerings have argued that such apprehension is rooted more in fear than fact, Amazon's recent public data center debacle has given everyone good reason to question the reliability of the public cloud.

    Written by Stephanie Overby26 April 11 05:28
  • Don't Buy Into the Cloud-Based Call Center--Yet

    It seems nearly every technology vendor is selling some sort of service "in the cloud"-the ubiquitous suffix has been attached to everything from critical systems like <a href="">ERP</a> to mundane processes like printing. The latest pitch is for the cloud-based call center.

    Written by Stephanie Overby15 April 11 23:57