Why more CIOs are going for COO post

As companies become increasingly reliant on technology to support its operations, many chief information officers (CIOs) are feeling straightjacketed by their position and are clamouring for greater influence in the operation side of

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Why CMOs need to expand their tech skills

As IT purchasing power and decision making in many organizations shift from the chief information officer to the chief marketing officer, CMOs need to polish their tech knowledge and skills to prepare themselves

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

5 mobile app questions CIOs should prepare for

Chief information officers are the authority when it comes to matters of technology in the enterprise. However, CIOs still need to answer to the chief executive and members of the board who will

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

CIOs speak on their leap to CEO seat

Kevin Horner never intended to become a CEO. The then CIO of aluminum producer Alcoa Inc., was in Florida with his wife in 2011, just before retiring from the company after 30 years

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Big data and enabling always-on IT

If you’re a CIO, you don’t want to get a reputation as being Dr. No. It can have consequences for your organization. And if you’re a line of business leader, be careful what

Published on: September 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

J.C. Penney slashes CIO role

On Jan. 18, JCP named Kristen E. Blum as Chief Technology Officer and executive vice president. Her appointment resulted in the elimination of the CIO position held by Ed Robben, who left the

Published on: March 27th, 2012 John Dodge

Half of CIOs don’t expect to be in the same role in their next job

The majority of CIOs don't expect to continue the job in their next role according to research from Gartner. Gartner's CIO Agenda survey for 2012, of over 2,300 CIOs across the world, found

Published on: January 26th, 2012 julian goldsmith

4 ways to deal with your enemies after you win

The great office politics battle is over, and you stand victorious. This was no minor skirmish, but an important philosophical battle, one that will determine the leadership, future direction of the technology, strategy

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Paul Glen

5 Mainframe modernization strategies for CIOs

1. Mainframe shops have to make decisions: whether to migrate to other platforms, add service-oriented architecture (SOA) interfaces or rewrite applications. With a half-baked strategy, IT winds up "bolting on all sorts of

Published on: July 29th, 2009 IDG News Service