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Need a New Year's resolution? Join Mark Zuckerberg in reading more books!
SIM
How often do you have the chance to weave together such contemporary hot topics as "killer apps" and "social media" with stodgy old notions like "New Year's resolutions" and "love" and "reading books" into ideas that sound just like the core principles of SIM's RLF program — courtesy of none other than Mark Zuckerberg.
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3 C's for CIO success in the C-suite
FierceCIO
As forward-thinking organizations continue to use technology in all areas of the company to gain and secure a competitive edge, CIOs are no longer focused solely on internal IT strategy and operations. Instead, they are now called upon as experts on everything from securing data in a BYOD world to implementing a new cloud computing infrastructure.
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In wake of Obama cybersecurity plan, CIOs still cautious on info sharing
The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama recently announced a legislative proposal to encourage cybersecurity information sharing among the private sector and the government, a pillar in a slew of White House initiatives to bolster corporate defenses. The move is indeed encouraging, CIOs and security experts say, but its success will depend largely on making companies comfortable sharing sensitive information in the first place.
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How to improve employee retention
CIO
In an improving economy, retaining talent has again become a top priority for businesses. And in the competitive world of IT, organizations that don't understand the cost of employee turnover will pay a steep price.
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CIO 2.0: What many organizations are looking for in their next IT leader
FierceCIO
CIOs are being told on the one hand that they need to step up and lead digital transformation at their organizations. But a growing number of IT leaders are also finding that some of their responsibility is being handed off to others. That is the conclusion of executive recruiters Stefan Werdegar and Julee Thompson, both vice presidents at executive placement firm Tyler & Company. The two spoke with FierceCIO about new senior level job titles that are emerging that may compete with that of the CIO.
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5 tips for influential leadership
By Betty Boyd
How influential are the leaders in your organization? Do they truly work together with the workforce for the success of the organization? Influential leaders help people to grow, have inner character and work together with others for a better running organization. As leadership expert John Maxwell states, "The true measure of leadership is influence — nothing more, nothing less."
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CIOs must sharpen customer experience strategy
CIO Insight
With nearly 70 percent of new business generated — or at least influenced — through word of mouth, customer experience has become an increasingly important consideration for the majority of businesses. Traditionally, the CMO has taken the lead in planning and implementing customer-experience management programs. Yet in the age of the connected customer, when clients can share their experiences (good or bad), businesses are having to rethink their operations. Customer-centric organizations need continuous customer feedback in all areas of the business.
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Higher-education CIOs weigh in on 2015 priorities
CIO
The calendar flipping over into 2015 doesn't mean a new academic year for most American college and university students, but it does mean a new beginning for higher-education CIOs. We asked four CIOs about what they're looking forward to in the new year, what changes are in store on their campuses, and how they see the role of the higher-ed CIO evolving.
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