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A unique development opportunity: SIM's Regional Leadership Forum
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The following is a recent quote that appeared in SIM member, Martha Heller's "Heller Report."

"I have had the pleasure of being part of SIM — the Society for Information Management — for many years, as a member of the Boston chapter, and as a guest speaker at other chapters across the country. SIM's Regional Leadership Forum is built around an interactive set of activities that helps IT leaders discover their own authentic leadership style. My SIM friends have raved about the program and asked me to help get the word out. If you haven't looked into RLF for yourself or members of your team, I recommend that you do."

There is still time to register for this unique program in the following forums:
- Northwest
- Southeast

To register for one of the above forums, click here.

CIO of Mphasis: CIOs must continue to innovate to shine in their role
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M. G. Raghuraman, CIO at MphasisAs, writes: "As far as the CIO is concerned, there are three key trends. The first trend is the cost factor. There is going to be continuing pressure on CIOs to make their companies the most competitive in the market. I won't call it hygiene anymore; I will call it a more competitive consideration to reduce the costs of technology." More

CIOs: Cyberattacks don't darken their view of cloud
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CIOs remain confident in the viability of cloud computing despite recent revelations of state-sponsored cyberattacks on corporations. Though no CIOs that CIO Journal spoke to are pulling back from the cloud as a result of this escalation in cyberattacks, at least one is ramping up security. More

MWC: Mobility seen by CIOs as key revenue generator
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CIOs worldwide view mobility as a key revenue generator, and most will invest 31 to 40 percent of their discretionary budgets on mobility, according to a survey of 413 IT professionals in 14 countries by management and technology consulting specialist Accenture. The vast majority of respondents (79 percent) cited mobility as a revenue generator and said it would significantly improve customer interactions (84 percent) as well as significantly affect their businesses (83 percent), according to the study. More

How to create social media interaction for small-business websites
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Ryan Boudreaux, IT support expert, shares some simple tips for social media sharing that will help you build relationships with customers, drive more traffic and work on a small budget. More

5 top picks for small business cloud-based accounting
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Small-business owners don't need to purchase expensive business accounting software programs or spend hours lost in complicated reports. Any accounting software will provide the basic applications for accounting tasks, but packages designed for small office owners and manager tend to simplify the process and provide essentials that include a general ledger, the capability to create detailed invoices or view business inventory and purchase history. More

5 big data analytic trends to hover in 2013
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Teradata the analytic data solutions company, has announced that it has identified five key big data analytic trends that will shape the business landscape in 2013 and beyond. "The future of business belongs to those enterprises that embrace the big data analytics movement and use it to their advantage," said Scott Gnau, president, Teradata Labs. More

Ballooning BYOD costs can be tough to control
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Shifting from company-owned smartphones to BYOD — where employees own the phone and the company pays the business-related bill — has made tracking the cost of mobile devices much more difficult. The result can be wildly higher costs instead of hoped-for BYOD savings, says Bzur Haun, CEO of Visage Mobile, a mobile-expense tracking service. More

Do chief digital officers spell trouble for CIOs?
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When consumers wanted movies, TV, music and other media to be online and on mobile devices, entertainment companies started recruiting chief digital officers to transform their businesses. Now the brisk hiring of CDOs and similar executives in other industries, including manufacturing, retail, food and financial services, leaves CIOs wondering where they stand. More


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