The CIO Risk Management Mandate
In the wake of the financial meltdown, CIOs are increasingly being handed a major new responsibility—implementing an enterprise risk management system. In his Executive Briefing blog, Laton McCartney says this task may be among the most daunting yet faced by CIOs, akin to juggling on a tight rope over a pit of burning oil.
Why Sox Sucks
A Cardigan With a Combover
Why do technical staff often have no respect for IT management, and what can be done to improve that perception? In his blog, CIOZone member Andrew Baker, shares his thoughts on the need for CIOs who can combine solid technical knowledge with enterprise strategy and good people management skills.
Data Breaches and Personal Data
Improving Business through IBM's Smart Energy and Environment Policy
Faced with increasing pressure to develop policies that are both good for the planet and good for business, companies are looking to their CIOs to quantify and reduce energy use and environmental impact across their organizations. Download IBM's Energy and Environment whitepaper to learn how IBM can help CIOs create cost savings and sustainable growth.
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Men Listening to Men
An article on CIOZone this week explored a study from global business school Insead which found female executives received higher ratings than men in nine out of 10 leadership categories. The one category women didn't rank higher was envisioning. In the Women in IT group Ellen Pearlman asks, are men even listening when women express their vision?
Do Women Make Better Leaders?
Onshore Impact of Offshore Scandal
In CIO Conversations, David Carr notes that the scandal involving Indian outsourcer Satyam is being felt as far away as Silicon Valley. Some of the biggest companies in the Valley have relationships with fraud-plagued Satyam.
The 10 Most Dangerous Places for Outsourcing
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