Articles By Kim S. Nash

American Airlines CIO steps down amid bankruptcy

American Airlines CIO steps down amid bankruptcy

New Year's Eve brought Monte Ford a bittersweet resolution. After 11 years as CIO of American Airlines, Ford stepped down...

January 3rd, 2012 Kim S. Nash
How CIOs can avoid future shock

How CIOs can avoid future shock

What's wrong with how most companies create a business strategy? C-suites spend a lot of time focusing on execution. The...

January 3rd, 2012 Kim S. Nash
Shell CIO’s vendor rules of engagement

Shell CIO’s vendor rules of engagement

Shell's Ecosystem Guiding Principles mandate how its 11 core vendors should treat Shell and each other. To mitigate competition between...

December 1st, 2011 Kim S. Nash
CIOs need a new generation of business problem-solvers

CIOs need a new generation of business problem-solvers

Today's CIOs are being challenged by senior business executives to provide quicker technology innovation while still ensuring cost-effective IT services....

October 3rd, 2011 Kim S. Nash
Taking the Guesswork Out of Mobile BI

Taking the Guesswork Out of Mobile BI

Mike Relich, CIO of Guess, wants to take the guesswork out of mobile computing. He welcomes mobile devices of all...

September 1st, 2011 Kim S. Nash
How Data Mining Gave KKR A Competitive Advantage

How Data Mining Gave KKR A Competitive Advantage

When CIOs elect to build software from scratch, analytics systems are a popular project. The hope is that companies can...

September 1st, 2011 Kim S. Nash
Four tips to help your team when disaster strikes

Four tips to help your team when disaster strikes

IT leaders who have been through disasters have rethought what to include in business-continuity plans. Their plans include alternative uses...

July 5th, 2011 Kim S. Nash
How to spot a future leader

How to spot a future leader

It's wrong to view leadership ability as something you have or you don't, say IT executives known for cultivating leaders...

May 2nd, 2011 Kim S. Nash
Secrets to building a deeper bench

Secrets to building a deeper bench

It’s easy to confuse leadership ability with a checklist of book-learned skills, such as managing projects, organizing staff and evaluating...

May 2nd, 2011 Kim S. Nash
BI in the cloud: Advice for success

BI in the cloud: Advice for success

Shifting business intelligence and analytics off-premise can make financial sense, as it does with other applications. Instead of buying servers...

February 28th, 2011 Kim S. Nash