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SIM Boston Chapter president talks IT leadership with best-selling author
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VideoBriefDan Pink the author of four best-selling books, talks with SIM Boston Chapter President, Tom Catalini about his new book "To Sell Is Human" and how its lessons apply to CIOs and IT leaders. To learn more about why we are all in sales, and how IT needs to learn to be more attuned to the needs of the enterprise they serve click here.

2012 election shows power of data analysis to personalize customers
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The use of technology in the 2012 presidential election has generated scores of articles, and without a doubt will be analyzed for years to come by political historians. The campaign, however, could just as well serve as a lesson book for CIOs engaged in capitalizing on a company's most valuable asset aside from money: data. More

Why CES matters more than ever: Computing diffusion makes new bedfellows
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Today, more than 3,000 vendors and somewhere in the ballpark of 140,000 attendees descend on Las Vegas to attend CES 2013. Continuing the trend of the past several years, this year traditional consumer electronics manufacturers are noticeably absent or scaled back in their presence. Now, every executive in every industry sees consumer technology as core to their future success — even executives focused on the enterprise. More

Social BPM adds value for enterprises and employees
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Social media is everywhere today. But what does social really mean? If you're just sharing the latest news about who you are dating or a great recipe you just tried for Thanksgiving, then social networking is just about sharing with friends and family. In an organizational context, though, social becomes much more, enhancing and changing the very definition of "work." More

Dear CIO, chief marketing officer's success depends on you
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A 2013 State of the CIO survey suggested that CIOs are earning business credibility and are likely to gain stature as business strategists because of mobility and advanced analytics-related projects. Sixty-four percent of nearly 600 IT leaders in the survey said they plan on marketing the IT department in 2013 to demonstrate capabilities and alignment to business. More

New Year's resolutions for CIOs
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It's time for another year of new challenges and new decisions for CIOs. Over the last 12 months, things have changed rapidly in the enterprise world. Mobile products, like those from Apple and Samsung, have more and more made their way into the office. And surprisingly, companies that once stood above the fray in the corporate world, including Research In Motion and Microsoft, have slipped a bit. It's a different world for CIOs. More

CEB: CIOs ignore collaboration tools too much
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The way that people work is changing at a much faster pace than organizations have anticipated, with significant immediate consequences for companies' IT strategies and budgets for 2013. This is according to comprehensive new research from enterprise membership organization CEB, which has extrapolated the IT implications of the changes for large businesses. More

Digital strategies to drive CIOs in 2013
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In this article, Computer Weekly looks ahead to the challenges facing IT leaders in 2013. They examine how the shift to digital will change the role of the CIO and assess the impact of trends such as big data and the "Internet of things." More

8 classic IT hiring mistakes and how to avoid them
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A poor hiring decision in IT can jeopardize budgets, the morale of other workers and the future of a company. From writing dated, irrelevant job descriptions to accepting a less-than-ideal candidate because the work is piling up, classic hiring mistakes are just waiting to trip up managers. More


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