Manage Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.

Vertical market guide for CIOs

CIOs and IT executives must address information technology challenges unique to their vertical industries. Learn what some execs face in this vertical IT guide.

While all CIOs face a number of common challenges, each industry poses its own, unique IT issues. Financial firms must grapple with a number of stringent compliance requirements while retailers must keep their Web operations up and running at all times or risk lost revenue, for instance. In this vertical market guide for CIOs, we've broken down our best articles and tips by industry so you can zero in on your unique challenges.

This Executive Guide is part of the SearchCIO Executive Guide series, which is designed to give IT leaders strategic guidance and advice that addresses the management and decision-making aspects of timely topics. For a complete list of topics covered to date visit the Executive Guide section.

Table of contents

  arrow Financial services and insurance
  arrow Health care
  arrow Government and education
  arrow Retail
  arrow Other vertical markets
  arrow More resources

  Financial services and insurance
  Table of Contents
  Health care
  Table of Contents
  Government and education
  Table of Contents
  • Article: University's server availability up 30% as result of consolidation (Source:, May 31, 2006)
  • Article: Poor government security makes industry wary (Source:, March 20, 2006)
  • Article: Wisconsin CIO gets slammed on Oracle e-mail debacle (Source:, March 8, 2006)
  • Article: New Orleans CIO: VoIP, portals and Katrina (Source:, Sept. 27, 2005)
  Table of Contents
  Other vertical markets
  Table of Contents
  More resources
  Table of Contents
  • Resource center: Vertical industries

Dig Deeper on IT in vertical markets

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.