What A CIO Should Know: Lessons from the Spartans


Telus and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have uploaded a video discussion of their joint security study and its implication for CIOs.

SourcingFocus.com has published an article by Ashish Gupta, VP and head of EMA, HCL Technologies, on how CIOs can handle system integration following a merger or acquisition.
There’s about a month left before the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, which will take place May 18th in Cambridge, Mass. with the theme: Beyond the Crossroads: How will the role of the CIO evolve in the digital business world?
News service Dow Jones recently reported that Motorola will be launching a new group aimed specifically at helping out CIOs in the mobility space, including managed services issues.
RIS News will hold the First Annual CIO of the Year Awards at the 10th Annual Retail Executive Summit on June 20, 2011 at the Grand Del Mar, Del Mar, Calif.
A blog post on Forbes magazine’s Web site recently offered tips on how to achieve better alignment between CIOs and chief marketing officers.
History buffs might enjoy a piece from Sys-Con Media that compares the management of a data centre with the military tactics deployed by the Spartans of Ancient Greece.
Investor’s Business Daily recently published a profile of Deloitte CTO Mark White where he discussed the biggest “tech disruptions.”
Consulting firm Cognizant has produced a video clip which examining the role of CIOs in restructuring how work is conducted throughout the organization: http://youtu.be/FFxOEBTPzoA

 The CIO Retail Summit has issued a call for speakers for their event, which will take place Aug. 28-31 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Topics could include digital signage, social media and cloud computing.


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