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Airline CIOs Show How To Move From The Old To The New

The day-to-day challenges of being a CIO and teaching the rest of the company about the importance of information technology are enough to keep most of us fully busy. Just imagine if you were handed the additional responsibility of creating a plan to merge the IT operations of two large […]

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3 Traps That Cause CIOs To Make Bad Decisions

How do you make decisions? We’d all like to think that we carefully weight the available evidence and then use our past experiences to make the right decision each time. However, the reality is actually quite different. As CIOs we are asked to make some very big “bet the company” […]

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First Things First: 3 Questions Every New CIO Needs To Be Asking

No matter if you’ve just been made CIO at your firm or if you are joining a new company as its CIO, you are going to be facing the same problem: what do you need to do first? Make the wrong decision and your time as CIO may be very […]

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CIOs Need To Get Involved In Some Risky Business

What You Don’t Know About Risk Might Hurt You Does anyone besides me remember the movie “Risky Business” from the ‘80s? You know, it’s the one that launched Tom Cruise’s career – he plays a kid who takes some big chances, has an adventure, and then ends up with the […]

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Poisonous Snakes, Sharp Knives, And Angry Natives: How Much Risk Can You Handle?

Ok CIO wannabe, we’re right in the middle of a global financial crisis and your IT budget has gotten slashed so much it looks like Freddie Krueger has come back and had his way with it. What are you going to do about your spending on security programs: cut ’em, […]

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