Week of 17 Jun 2013 It's time to rebrand enterprise IT expertise (17 Jun 2013)
As businesses go digital, technology expertise is needed more than ever. The question is how to do that in a way that doesn't alienate the business.
If CIOs are to remain relevant and strategic, they need to teach their IT teams the lingua franca of business.
Week of 10 Jun 2013 Data privacy and the 'economy of queasy trust' (14 Jun 2013)
This week, Searchlight focuses on data privacy issues including privacy expectations, Google's ironic stance on 'big data' and more.
CEB: Three steps to an enterprise framework for managing cloud risks (SearchCIO | 11 Jun 2013)
The lack of a sound IT framework for managing cloud is a big hindrance to adopting cloud technologies. CEB offers CIOs a three-step remedy.
Week of 03 Jun 2013 Talk data management policy and procedure on Twitter July 31 (07 Jun 2013)
Is your policy for data management up to snuff? Discuss the development and execution of data-related procedures with SearchCIO on Twitter July 31.
CIO effects a culture change at Yale with ITIL training (searchCIO | 07 Jun 2013)
Effecting a culture change in a venerable institution is hard. CIO Len Peters remade Yale's IT services in six months by insisting on ITIL training.
The big data experts at the MIT CIO event made it official: Big data is transforming business. But it's complicated stuff, and it needs a CIO's touch.
IBM gets real about being a cloud provider (07 Jun 2013)
In this week's Searchlight: IBM puts billions into being a public cloud provider, science thumbs its nose at Verizon, keeping cloud honest and more.
The trials and tribulations of IT consumerization (searchCIO | 05 Jun 2013)
IT consumerization adds business value but comes with liabilities. Just ask the e-discovery industry.
Airport CTO takes customer service to new heights with sensor technology (searchCIO | 03 Jun 2013)
Houston Airport CTO Lisa Kent uses sensor technology to provide superior service to her customers -- both internal and external.
How to secure mobile endpoints? Start with a mobile strategy (http://searchcio.techtarget.com/ | 03 Jun 2013)
IT strategy consultant Jack Gold discusses the hows and whys of securing mobile endpoints, starting with this rule: Mobile strategy comes first.
Week of 27 May 2013 The personalization trend turns a corner and goes too far (31 May 2013)
In this week's Searchlight: Google's next move in personalization, what's on Tim Cook's mind, new challenges to Net neutrality and more.
IT Leadership Awards finalist CIO John Bowden showcased the value of ERP and VDI, with projects that saved money and workers' time.
Deanna Wise is a model blend of a tactical and strategic CIO, delivering top-notch services and leading a $2 billion EHR implementation.
A disaster recovery infrastructure revamp spotlights IT's ability to be a game changer for the business and industry.
Forrester CXi shows CIOs key to improving customer experience (http://searchcio.techtarget.com | 30 May 2013)
Companies that excel at customer experience work hand in glove with CIOs and IT, according to the Forrester 2013 Customer Experience Index.
At MIT Sloan, CEOs talk innovation strategies while China attacks (SearchCIO | 30 May 2013)
The innovation strategies of the nation's most innovative CEOs seem oblivious to the greatest security hack in history. Why is that?
Week of 20 May 2013 IT strategies are no way to do business (24 May 2013)
Fresh off the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, Searchlight looks at IT strategies, having a blast while building a data center, doing safe search and more.
Six takeaways from the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium on architecting the enterprise for cloud, big data, mobile, you-name-it.
What's the CIO's role in today's data-driven, mobile, social, cloud business environment? That was a major theme for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium tweeters.
Amid budget cuts, a Florida school district CIO earns high marks for innovations that shore up and improve IT while saving money.
IT Leadership Awards finalist, CIO Jonathan Reichental, launched a successful open government initiative by using technology innovation.
Exploring the 'Big Data Frontier' (20 May 2013)
IT business strategist Harvey Koeppel draws on historical data to explore the 'Big Data Frontier' and its potential to profoundly change the world.
CIO Brian Stewart put students first in an overhaul of IT systems at Athabasca University. Read more about this IT Leadership Awards finalist.
Week of 13 May 2013 Consistent cybersecurity training a must to meet evolving threats (17 May 2013)
In this week's Searchlight: bold new threats highlight need for cybersecuity training, why big data requires soft skills, cloud confusion and more.
Learn how to tackle cybercrime from former White House CIO Theresa Payton and former federal Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt.
The rise of the chief procurement officer raises questions about the role of IT.