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  • Digital SOS: How technology can save the USPS

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night can compare with the challenges currently facing the United States Postal Service. Email continues to have a crippling effect on the centuries-old agency: The volume of first-class mail, or stamped mail, plummeted by 2.8 billion pieces in 2013.

    Written by Cindy Waxer09 Dec. 14 02:45
  • The Grill: Rotary CIO Peter Markos

    Peter Markos, CIO and general manager for Rotary International, contends with challenges ranging from authenticating a constantly changing list of users who need to access Rotary's systems to enabling applications that work for a vastly diverse membership.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt24 March 14 10:37
  • Tips for speaking like a business strategist

    You know technology cold, you understand the business, and you're ready to step up to a senior IT leadership position, but can you communicate all that to the C-suite? Here's how other CIOs got their voices heard.

    Written by Tracy Mayor10 Feb. 14 11:38
  • 4 ideas to steal from IT upstarts

    Fast-growing companies like Square and MongoDB are driving IT innovation with leaner staffs, cloud-first computing, self-service everything and CTOs rather than CIOs.

    Written by Beth Stackpole12 Dec. 13 11:45
  • 4 survival strategies for IT chaos

    CIOs across all industries are facing unprecedented volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, from forces such as cyber attacks, consumer technologies, and changing global privacy rules and industry regulations. Here are four strategies for coping.

    Written by Julia King09 Sept. 13 10:11
  • Tech hotshots: The rise of the dataviz expert

    As analytics become more ingrained in corporations, data visualizers are the new go-to experts in demand -- but do they work for IT or give IT its marching orders?

    Written by Tam Harbert23 May 13 11:14
  • How to prevent IT department overload

    Managing the flow of an infinite supply of worthwhile projects through a finite IT operation takes finesse. Here's how to avoid the backlog and the chaos.

    Written by Minda Zetlin20 May 13 10:14
  • The Grill: NFL CIO uses analytics to improve player safety

    Michelle McKenna-Doyle, CIO for the National Football League, is driving innovation with analytics, using sensors to track players on the field and monitoring player health and safety with lab analysis of helmets.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell20 May 13 10:14
  • Wanted: IT staffers with vertical industry chops

    Fast-changing business processes, tight deadlines, customization demands and ever-growing regulations are complicating day-to-day operations. What's needed now is 'IT-plus' -- a combination of technical skills and business knowledge, plus deep industry expertise.

    Written by Julia King22 April 13 14:08
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