CIO Topics

IT/business mgmt

The IT and business management page provides CIOs and IT management with up-to-date information and resources on budgeting, IT governance, IT spending, leadership and strategy, ITIL, project management and ROI. Browse the IT and business management subtopics below to find out more about the latest CIO news, expert advice, resources and tips on this topic. More about IT/business mgmt

Business software

Enterprise business software is the lifeblood of your IT organization. Find the latest on enterprise business software here, including news, tips and other resources on business performance management software, application development, application integration, business intelligence software, customer relationship management software, enterprise resource planning software, Software as a Service, service-oriented architecture, open source applications, Web 2.0 tools and supply chain management software. More about Business software

Data centers and virtualization

Find resources on enterprise data centers and virtualization in this section that will help CIOs and IT managers manage data center operations, with insights into areas like desktop and laptop management. Learn how to balance the quest for green computing and energy efficiency strategies with data storage management and virtualization needs for the enterprise data center. Discover network management resources and information on LAN and wireless LAN management as well as remote connectivity options. Tackle legacy systems and integration tasks, or focus on areas like email and messaging, mobile technology and management, and VoIP and unified messaging. More about Data centers and virtualization

DR and BC planning

Disaster recovery (DR) planning and business continuity (BC) are critical to the survival of any organization. CIOs must work with the business units to create effective disaster recovery and business continuity plans and policies to prepare for hurricanes, Avian flu and other potential catastrophes. Find the latest DR planning and BC information for CIOs, including news, tips and other resources, in this topic section. More about DR and BC planning

Security and risk mgmt

The nature of a disaster recovery and business continuity (DR/BC) plan is that you must anticipate the unanticipated -- hurricanes, floods, insider threats and other catastrophes -- then hope it never happens. This month's CIO Briefing provides news stories, case studies and tips for enterprise CIOs looking to avert disaster and keep their businesses on track under the worst of circumstances. More about Security and risk mgmt