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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in January 2013
CIO Master Class: Choose Your Public Speaking Style
Commentary  |  1/31/2013
Addressing the troops can be fraught with pitfalls. A psychologist offers tips on how leaders can boost teamwork by using situation-appropriate styles of speaking.
BlackBerry's New Enterprise Candy Won't Tempt CIOs
Commentary  |  1/31/2013
The company formerly known as RIM can't just copy the same things Apple and Google did to steal the top spot.
Are Big Companies Ready For Cloud ERP?
Commentary  |  1/30/2013
Any ERP change is high risk, but CIOs will look closely at cloud options.
BlackBerry 10 Has This CIO Singing Taylor Swift
Commentary  |  1/29/2013
My enterprise will give the new BlackBerry 10 and BES careful consideration, but it appears our RIM romance is over.
IT Cost Control Measures Pay Off For U.K.
News  |  1/28/2013
Ambitious plans to reform government technology purchasing are making a positive impact, netting $496 million in savings last year, says government audit.
Big Data Profile: Ford Motor Company's Michael Cavaretta
News  |  1/28/2013
Ford predictive analytics group lead Michael Cavaretta talks big data, machine learning and what he looks for in new hires.
Startup Culture And Innovation, Defended
Commentary  |  1/28/2013
Pointing to startup failures is a lame excuse for clinging to the status quo and mediocrity in an IT organization.
Education Tech Investments Surpassed $1 Billion In 2012
News  |  1/25/2013
As venture capitalists pour money into educational technology companies, some wonder whether they are just building a new bubble.
Secret CIO: 5 Steps To That CIO Title
Commentary  |  1/22/2013
I advise a frustrated reader on how to win the CIO title he wants and deserves.
Why Royal Caribbean Treats iPads Like Bed Sheets
Commentary  |  1/22/2013
CIO Bill Martin explains how the cruise line works with Apple, how it's improving on-board Internet access and how it gives new guests a clean iPad.
3 Tips For Getting Started With Big Data
News  |  1/22/2013
Don't dive in head first, says Fed-focused data analytics and cloud provider.
We Must Run Government IT Like A Startup
Commentary  |  1/18/2013
Government 2.0 is about more than social media. It requires throwing out outdated processes and adopting new models of success.
5 Ways Business Still Fails The IT Organization
Commentary  |  1/18/2013
If IT doesn't deliver everything a business wants, it's not all IT's fault, readers say.
CIO Profiles: John Tonnison Of Tech Data
News  |  1/17/2013
Big data is nothing new, notes this CIO.
Big Data Profile: Booz Allen Hamilton's Josh Sullivan
News  |  1/17/2013
Dr. Josh Sullivan, VP at consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, talks hiring challenges, big data consortiums, and more.
Innovation In Spotlight, But Wrong Cast?
Commentary  |  1/17/2013
Boston Consulting Group shines a klieg light on innovation, but lots of leading companies and industries go unnoticed.
CIO Profiles: Frank A. Morelli Of Movado
News  |  1/16/2013
Don't wait to make tough people decisions, this CIO says.
My Theory Of IT Reach
Commentary  |  1/16/2013
If you're implementing an IT solution and it doesn't increase the human or functional 'universality,' you're investing in the past.
How To Scare Off Your Best IT People
Commentary  |  1/14/2013
We put so much effort into our communications with customers, yet we spend comparatively little time communicating to "our most important resource."
General Motors Hiring 1,000 IT Pros In Atlanta
News  |  1/10/2013
GM will start interviewing as soon as next week, as CIO Randy Mott continues with plans to rely on staffers instead of outsourcers.
London's 'Silicon Roundabout' Off To Uncertain Start
News  |  1/9/2013
Is there enough "there" there to bootstrap a new Web-based startup culture in London? Sir James Dyson, he of the eponymous vacuum cleaner and venerable U.K. business figure, isn't sure.
Is SharePoint Trustworthy For Business-Critical Processes?
Commentary  |  1/9/2013
With workflow improvements in SharePoint 2013, more companies may consider it. Here's what else to consider in Microsoft's latest version.
Problems I'd Like Disney's New Tech To Solve
Commentary  |  1/9/2013
Disney's new vacation management system could improve the park experience and boost sales and loyalty, or it could create bad feelings with princesses whose parents don’t pay top rates.
InformationWeek Education: Your New Guide To Higher Education IT
Commentary  |  1/8/2013
Even if higher education is an industry and calling like no other, it must grow and evolve with its tech-literate clientele. Or it will whither.
Disney Tries Tech For A Bit More Magic
Commentary  |  1/8/2013
Disney hopes to improve the theme park experience with RFID bracelets and new smartphone apps tied to its customer management system.
CIOs Ignore Collaboration Tools Too Much, CEB Says
News  |  1/7/2013
IT leaders are spending too much time and budget money on automation, and not enough on collaboration, says CEB study.
How IT Can Keep Its Strategic Role In 2013
Commentary  |  1/4/2013
A columnist says this is the year IT may lose its seat at the strategy table. A focus on the end customer is key to avoiding that outcome.
Reading This Column Will Cost You 0.4 Micromort
Commentary  |  1/4/2013
It pays to assess risk properly in making IT and other big decisions. Here's what not to do.
CES 2013: What We Want To See
Commentary  |  1/3/2013
Forget 500-inch, green smart 3-D TVs. Here are a few exciting new trends I'll be examining at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
Why You'll Need A Big Data Ethics Expert
Commentary  |  1/3/2013
The looming issue in big data isn't technology but the privacy and ethics decisions associated with how, when and if results should be provided.
Big Data Profile: Mike Capone, ADP
News  |  1/2/2013
We sat down with Mike Capone, senior VP and CIO at HR software provider ADP, to discuss career decisions, analytics trends and more.
10 CES Trends That Matter To Business
Commentary  |  1/2/2013
Even with its consumer focus, the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 has plenty of food for thought for IT leaders.

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