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  • Twitter boss: Don't rely on 'young people' to tweet

    Twitter Australia MD, Karen Stocks, says executives shouldn't leave tweeting to the young people in the company and should instead be joining the platform to better engage with customers, employees and partners.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner28 Oct. 14 17:10
  • Defined mobility strategies yield better ROI: Bluewolf

    CIOs with mobility initiatives should narrow their focus to a selection of business processes for better return on investment (ROI), according to global IT consulting firm Bluewolf.

    Written by Adam Bender23 May 14 14:26
  • Customer focus can unify IT, marketing

    The CIO and CMO must align their teams and strategies to achieve business success, according to marketers and IT officials.

    Written by Adam Bender23 May 14 10:00
  • Many CIOs Yearn for the Corner Office

    Some 42 percent of CIOs say they have the skills to be CEO. That's a lot of corner office envy, says Maryfran Johnson. Only a few have the business savvy to make it.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson30 Sept. 13 12:52
  • How CIOs can catch the board's ear

    Three IT leaders share their strategies for telling the technology story to the board of directors. In short, you need to be focused, compelling and straightforward -- and a little humour doesn't hurt.

    Written by CIO Executive Council30 Sept. 13 09:30
  • CIOs say mentoring works, classes don’t

    A survey of 200 CIOs finds that most well-meaning efforts at IT leadership development aren’t very successful.

    Written by Brendan Mcgowan03 Sept. 13 06:33
  • Why does IT exist?

    The fundamental information within an organisation is way more important than any of the technology used to manage that information. This is what the ‘I’ in CIO represents, writes Geoff Lazberger. So how do you impress upon the executive team the real value of information?

    Written by Geoff Lazberger15 Aug. 13 06:58
  • How to avoid future shock

    What's wrong with how most companies create a business strategy?

    Written by Kim S. Nash16 Dec. 11 12:00
  • Strategies for pruning data in the Cloud

    Year after year, the cost of disk space has plummeted. Since you can pick up a terabyte for $50, it's often seemed a false economy to be careful with storage.

    Written by David Taber10 Nov. 11 08:49
  • Why you don't need a cloud computing strategy

    As with any new exciting technology, companies commonly look towards creating a "strategy" around the movement in order to ensure their investments achieve the greatest ROI. In the 1990s, it was all about how companies needed a "Linux" strategy; the last decade has been dominated with companies needing a "virtualization" strategy; and the trend I'm seeing today is everyone talking about needing a "cloud computing" strategy.

    Written by Peder Ulander19 April 11 05:45
  • Take the guesswork out of business relationships

    We all understand the advantages partnering can bring to business. But, as any CIO who has had to negotiate a partnership-gone-bad knows, adversity is not often a good bedfellow when it comes to keeping partners — and your CEO — happy.

    Written by Georgina Swan25 March 11 15:49