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ALSO CALLED: CIO, Chief Information Officers
DEFINITION: Chief Information Officer (CIO) is a job title commonly given to the person in an enterprise responsible for the information technology and computer systems that support enterprise goals. As information technology and systems have become more important, the CIO has come to be viewed in many organizations as a key contributor in formulating strategic goals. In many companies, the CIO reports directly  … 
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CIOs White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Buying ERP? 5 Shocking Examples of Where it Went Wrong
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is one of the most important tools you'll have to decide on. The ERP software market can be dangerous if you do not tred carefully. Here are 5 examples when ERP projects experienced significant failures.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016


4 Keys to More Effective CIO Succession Planning
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Many companies face two dilemmas with respect to technology strategy—succession planning for retiring CIOs, and keeping up with the digital transformation of their industry. This white paper highlights the 4 keys to more effective CIO succession planning in the age of digital transformation.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016


The Hidden Costs of ERP Customizations
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Customizations for enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business applications are becoming less useful and threaten to widen the functional gaps they were supposed to help bridge. Access this white paper to discover the hidden costs of ERP customizations and learn how to transition into the next generation of app personalization.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016


How Big Internet Organizations Scale IT Infrastructure Securely, Rapidly and Inexpensively
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Discover how data center colocation facilitates proper growth for Big Internet companies, as well as simplifies systems management across the entire data center estate. Learn how to leverage innovative colocation with integrated leading-edge energy efficiency to grow your business.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016


Accelerate IT Service Delivery with a Cloud Management Platform
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses IT challenges in areas of application delivery, resource utilization, security and compliance in their digital business, as well as how many IT teams are looking at one, advanced cloud management platform.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016


Red Hat CloudForms Unifies and Improves Service Delivery and Management
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: As your infrastructure evolves toward an Infrastructure-as-a-Service model, you need a management platform that follows suit. Download this white paper to simplify hybrid IT management with a platform that evolves to handle all container, virtual, private, and public cloud infrastructures.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Red Hat

6 Actions, CIOs, and CISOs Can Adopt to Take Charge of their Cloud Strategy
sponsored by Symantec + Blue Coat
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief guides you through 6 actions that CIOs and CISOs can take to put themselves in charge of cloud strategy. Access now to transform your IT department from a cost center and overhead expense to a profit center that contributes to business and operational efficiency.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

Symantec + Blue Coat

One Management System for ALL Your Endpoints, Licensed per User
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a unified endpoint management solution that allows employees the freedom to work with any device, and IT administrators a single solution to manage PCs, mobile devices, hybrid devices and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016


How Mobility is Driving Digital Transformation
sponsored by CraveInfoTech
WHITE PAPER: A digital revolution is underway and new technologies, apps, and tools are popping up all over the place. How do you make sure you're using the right ones? Learn why speeding up mobile deployment is vital to digital transformation, which tools CIO's are using to make these changes to their infrastructures, and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016


Demand More from Data Center Management Services
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to formulate a true partnership with your data center management services provider, in which you maintain control of your IT infrastructure, security, and workloads. Read on to access expert tips on choosing a provider that thinks like an extended part of the IT team.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Right Mix: Developing the Right Hybrid IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to formulate the right hybrid IT infrastructure to meet the needs of your apps, services, and enterprise. Access now to learn the formula for achieving the optimal mix of traditional IT, private cloud, and public cloud services.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Configuring the Hyper Converged Cloud: HPE Helion CloudSystem
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to install and configure the hybrid cloud HPE Helion CloudSystem on a hyper-converged infrastructure environment. Download now to discover a cost-effective and efficient hyper-converged cloud solution with highly integrated components and compact form factor, offering an easy path to hybrid cloud.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Unified Infrastructure Management for Databases: An Overview
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover unified database infrastructure management that delivers comprehensive monitoring across multiple database servers, as well as will uncover performance bottlenecks. Access now to ensure database integrity with a solution that supports Oracle, IBM DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM Informix.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies

Moving Beyond Masking and Subsetting: Realizing the Value of Test Data Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes common problems and potential benefits of Test Data Management (TDM) in a testing and development environment. Debunk assumptions that could be holding you back from better TDM, learn why masking production data is not a simple solution, and discover a more efficient and easier TDM policy for IT.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

CA Technologies

PCIO Special Report, "Enterprise Modernization"
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This research report examines how government agencies can modernize enterprise systems more quickly and will provide some examples of how it's being done. Most importantly, it will discuss best practices that show how iterative, agile IT development can take root and flourish in the public sector.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Pure Storage

Cloud Computing Services: What's Your Enterprise IT Forecast
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper identifies five essential characteristics that define cloud computing as well as how to use these to your advantage. Furthermore it predicts how enterprise cloud computing can enable day-to-day operations in ways traditional IT arrangements cannot.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

Benchmarking Your Internal IT Costs: Building Your IT Infrastructure Service Baseline
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This analytic white paper introduces the importance of benchmarking your internal IT costs by keeping track of your IT service baseline. Doing this can define your current IT infrastructure service cost and output, as well as act as a measurement tool for continuous improvement.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: In-House vs. Outsourced
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This comparative white paper helps to answer how you can take advantage of the high valued mainframe without having to decimate your IT budget to do so. Read on to compare the benefits and restrictions of outsourcing a mainframe versus having one in-house.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Windsor Group

Addressing the Sharp Demand for Managing IT Complexity (CIO Insight)
sponsored by SAP/Lenovo/Intel
WHITE PAPER: Identify the root causes of IT complexity, and learn how to mitigate the burden it imposes on internal operations, especially agility and real-time information access. Read on now to reduce complexity and simplify IT ops.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


Digital Business: CFOs and CIOs Find Success Through Collaboration
sponsored by SAP/Lenovo/Intel
WHITE PAPER: As digitalization and connectivity continue to change IT's function, CIOs are taking responsibility for leading innovation. Learn how to reenergize the CIO/CFO dynamic to both advance the interests of the business, as well as drive digital innovation.
Posted: 06 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Performance and Load Testing
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper, analyses an integrated solution for your data center that will allow you to keep up with the most demanding applications. Also, see the results of multiple real world workload tests and how this platform was able to operate efficiently and overcome common data center challenges.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Shadow IT, And What To Do About It.
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This insightful blog entry introduces a cloud management platform that will allow you to create a service catalog of standardized, approved systems, whether in the private, public or hybrid cloud allowing you to deliver business requirements quickly and cost effectively.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2016


Preparing for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, find out the reasons behind the growing interest in SDDCs, including some of the benefits of adopting SDDCS as well as the next generation architectural design it offers. Access now to find out the answers to some of the trending questions IT leaders are asking about how to prepare for the adoption of SDDCS.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

Dell EMC

Compliance - The New Hot Button for CIOs
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper identifies the main purpose of compliance regulations, some of the risks that accompany enterprises who fail compliance audits, and reviews the best practices to ensure you have the right partner to meet your compliance requirements.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016


Power and Cooling Capacity Management for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: After engaging in this white paper you will gain insight on some of the principles for achieving power and cooling capacity management as well as answering some of the most common questions when considering deploying new equipment at the rate required by your business.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Schneider Electric
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CIOS DEFINITION (continued): …  to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In some companies, the CIO sits on the executive board. Typically, the CIO in a large enterprise delegates technical decisions to employees more familiar with details. Usually, a CIO proposes the information technology an enterprise will need to achieve its goals and then works within a budget to implement the plan. Ask your CIO questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comTypically, a CIO is involved with analyzing and reworking existing business processes, with identifying and developing the capability to use new tools, with reshaping the enterprise's physical … 
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