iOS app Android app


A CIO Perspective on the Evolving Role of the CFO

Thack Brown | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Thack Brown

The rapid onset of the digital economy has dramatically changed the traditional role of the finance function, and by proxy, the roles and responsibilities of the CFO. Gone are the days of living and dying by the spreadsheet, and waiting for monthly or even yearly figures to make financial projections.

Getting to "Reasonable" With the SAFETY Act

Brian E. Finch | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Brian E. Finch

While an executive or board member has every right to ask about a company's cybersecurity posture, the problem is that CIOs generally do not have the ...

Roles of the CMO and CIO

Ted Rubin | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Ted Rubin

My advice is to make absolutely certain that your CMO and CIO have close ties, and learn to not only "play nice," but to do their best to understand the vital role they play as a team.

Does Your Airline Really Understand Data Security?

Adam Levin | Posted 10.09.2016 | Technology
Adam Levin

A friendly reminder to organizations in regular communication with the public: You never know who John Q. Public is.

How Albuquerque's Civic IT Innovation Is Catalyzing Change

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 08.05.2016 | Technology
Lisa Abeyta

How do you implement twenty years' worth of innovative technology in record time? Start with a Mayor that has the innovative vision and drive to upgrade years' worth of obsolete, archaic business systems and processes while simultaneously creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem that spurs community economic development.

The Federal Government Needs a Cybersecurity Marathon, Not a Sprint

Adam Levin | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Adam Levin

Our agencies have been defending against tens of thousands of persistent attacks for more than a decade. We have seen intrusions at many federal agencies. Yet it took us this long to initiate a 30-Day Cybersecurity Sprint to do what everyone in the data and privacy business has been screaming for since 2005.

Technology as Tools and Not Toys

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.14.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

My guest for this episode of the Future of Work podcast is Ralph Loura, CIO at Hewlett-Packard's Enterprise Group, and former CIO of the Clorox Company. We looked at technology as tools and not toys.

Are CMOs Poised To Take Over Technology Purchasing?

Daniel Newman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Daniel Newman

I feel this whole CMO-CIO discussion should lead to a closer collaboration between the two departments, rather than the scenario where one is feeling more empowered and superior at the expense of the other.

Enough of the Cloud Already, What Is Next for Enterprise Technology?

Richie Etwaru | Posted 05.31.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Business leaders interested in the future of enterprise technology should stop thinking of "the cloud" as a noun and start thinking about "clouding" as a verb.

10 Things Most Exceptional CIOs Never Do

Richie Etwaru | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Richie Etwaru

Exceptional leaders systematically and pragmatically go against the status quo. They thrive in counter intuition. As technology commoditizes, the herd gets larger and larger, so go in the opposite direction.

The Evolution Of C-Suite Communications

Sharat Sharan | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Sharat Sharan

As the lines blur between the roles of the CIO and CMO in the coming year, it will be even more important for all C-level executives to communicate effectively.

Eleazar David Melendez

Traders Bullied Colleagues As Large Losses Became Apparent | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

As top executives inside a JP Morgan trading unit confronted massive losses on derivatives, they were so desperate to limit the damage that they did m...

Big Data Wars: CIOs Are From Mars, CMOs Are From Venus

Beverly Macy | Posted 03.08.2013 | Technology
Beverly Macy

The next wave of enterprise social will take place on that long walk from the Data Center to the Marketing Department.

For Health Care CIOs, The Social Media Landscape Is a Ghost Town

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Today's medical students and young physicians have grown up in the social media universe, and they expect to use social media as part of their medical practices. Patients are looking to their network to share medical information and learn more about their conditions and treatments.

Dear CIO, Chief Marketing Officer's Success Depends on You

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

CIOs can partner with marketing leaders to optimize the use of technology to increase execution velocity and scale departmental efficiencies. Here are the ways the CIO can help marketing be more successful.

CMOs and CIOs: The New C-Suite Power Team (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology

What happens when companies finally add Marketing to its C-suite lineup? See how companies' chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information offi...

The Evolving Role of the Federal CIO

Steve Ressler | Posted 09.22.2012 | Technology
Steve Ressler

It seems like talk about cloud computing is inescapable for even the average citizen these days. But what about those people whose jobs are inextricab...

The New C-Suite Power Players (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

With companies being inundated with floods of big data — customer demographics, Facebook likes, tweets — many businesses’ C-suites have undergon...

Federal CIO VanRoekel's 'Future First' Vision for Government Focuses on Cloud, Open Standards, Modularity, Shared Services

Alexander Howard | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

While no speech is going to simply fix an entrenched issue, articulating principles based upon the need for modularity, interoperability and open standards represents at least a breath of fresh air.

Bianca Bosker

Government's New IT Chief Describes His Biggest Challenge | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

When he takes office as the second-ever U.S. Chief Information Officer on Friday, Steven VanRoekel will be expected to manage the government's informa...

Wema Bank: Reaching Customers in New Ways

Posted 09.28.2011 | Home

"Following our latest innovations, our customers saw that something big and unexpected was happening at the bank. They became eager to see what we wou...

The Importance of Care in Business

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Birute Regine

I once gave a talk about the important role care plays in the workplace. Once I used that word, "care," I had lost my audience. Who needs to care when you are king of the mountain?

Electoral Defeat Shows It's Time Progressive Bloggers Started Caring About the Labor Movement

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

Perhaps after the recent election losses, bloggers will stop viewing elections as the key to challenging corporate power -- and instead focus on creating power in the workplace.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Labor's Self-Inflicted Wounds Threaten Progressive Movement

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Just as we are on the precipice of a major political realignment, a possible resurgence of progressive politics in Washington, the backbone of that movement -- organized labor -- is engaged in a self-destructive internal battle.