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Executive Leadership Forum 2015
SIM
The inaugural SIM Women conference was a huge success! Preliminary results suggest this was the first of many more to come. If you were able to join us we hope you enjoyed the conference. If you were unable to attend, we have a special deal for you. One of the keynote speakers, Michelle Lederman, is offering her free networking type assessment to everyone in our community. This tool will provide you with an assessment of your personal networking type.
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Cyber security and the CIO: Changing the conversation
InformationWeek
Who in the enterprise should take the lead on cyber-security issues? And what role should the CIO play? These were the two main questions with which speakers wrestled during the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, held in May on the school's campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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How CIOs can reduce shadow IT in government
CIO
A new study highlights rise of shadow IT, unauthorized applications in government agencies, arguing for greater involvement with the business lines of the enterprise and better understanding of users' needs.
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CIO makes a statement with mobile solutions
CIO Insight
The Advisory Board Company is a leading provider of insight-driven technology, research and services to more than 230,000 leaders at 5,200 member organizations across health care and higher education. Dan Holohan joined the company nearly three and a half years ago to oversee the Enterprise Technologies organization while setting direction for member-facing product technologies, enterprise data management and the implementation of social, mobile and collaboration solutions to help the firm's predominantly millennial workforce work smarter, faster and better.
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Canadian National Railway CIO's 1st 100 days setting the path to the Internet of Things
Forbes
Serge Leduc has been the chief information officer of Canadian National Railway for roughly a year and a half. In that time, he has engaged in a transformation of the function, and has facilitated the implementation of the technology to enable the Internet of Things at the railway. This is one of several changes he is enacting that he discusses in this interview that describe how he and his team are making the railway safer more reliable.
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AstraZeneca CIO on how DocuSign and cloud are improving its work in life sciences
Diginomica
As AstraZeneca's CIO Dave Smoley takes the stage at DocuSign's Momentum event in London, he is quick to highlight the fascinating work his industry is involved in at the moment with regards to the latest developments in immunology. Many of the national headlines recently focused their attention on how tests on new drugs were showing very promising results for those suffering from cancer. However, when you think of the latest innovations in the field of life sciences, you don't immediately think about how a company like AstraZeneca's IT department is helping to drive those innovations. Smoley, however, believes that the latest developments in digital technologies, with particular reference to the cloud, are key to transforming AztraZeneca's business so that it can continue to be at the cutting edge of pharmaceutical and science research.
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Acting CIO: Navy making strides in commercial IT adoption
Federal Times
The Navy is pushing forward with a handful of efforts that officials say will help the service's organizations buy commercial technology faster and more efficiently. The efforts include a new policy that standardizes documentation required under the Clinger-Cohen Act for IT acquisition, as well as a review of the Navy's IT procurement request process. That review is being carried out by a cross-functional team from the office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy (Management), the Navy CIO office and Navy and Marine Corps staffs, according to acting Acting Department of Navy CIO John Zangardi.
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4 tips to help CEOs find their CIO soulmate
CIO
The role of a CIO involves more than overseeing the technological infrastructure of a company. A good CIO will demonstrate strong communication skills, flexibility and an ability to adapt and change. It can never be stated enough, but working in IT means you will be expected to keep up to date on changing and emerging trends in the industry.
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