The CIOZone's editors span the Web and put together a list of articles - whose subjects range from IT second careers to whether CIOs should be recruited from outside the organization - that chief information officers and other IT professionals should spend time with.
1. Looking For A Second Career?
CIO Magazine offers 24 second-career options for information technology professionals who may be looking (or forced to look) for new opportunities.
2. Where Should CIOs Come From?
The debate in this InformationWeek article is whether chief information officers should be promoted from the ranks of the internal IT department or recruited from outside the organization. On one hand, the argument goes, those already inside might have a narrow view of IT strategy. On the other, if a CIO is brought in from the outside, they won't know the ropes and expectations are often set way to high.
3. Behind The Missing White House E-Mail
An estimated 5 million White House emails have been lost, many of them reportedly dealing with sensitive political issues. This CIOZone story of White House e-mails touches on issues such as data archiving, e-discovery and network security that are vital to chief information officers. It's a classic tale of what can go wrong—even at the highest levels of government—when a critical electronic communications archival and retrieval system is broken.
4. Are Tech Pros The Next Dinosaurs?
Rebecca Wettemann, an analyst at Nucleus Research, says IT professionals are slated for extinction if they don't change their ways. Here's Wall Street Journal blogger Ben Worthen's take.
5. Intel's New CIO
The chipmakers chief information officer Diane Bryant talks to Forbes.com about budgeting, virtualization and the challenges of managing technology in a technology company.
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