What does it take to be among the United States' most innovative users of business technology? Here are the CIOs of the top 10 companies in the InformationWeek 500, along with a look at the companies and some insights on key projects and strategies.
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Key Strategy: Waste Management created a price-optimization system that uses statistical models of the factors that drive market prices in each of its 25 regions, giving pricing managers the data they need to better negotiate with customers and provide insight into whether to raise prices or not.
Highest-Ranking IT Officer: Puneet Bhasin, Sr. VP & CIO
Revenue (in millions): $12,515
Industry: Logistics & Transportation
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?