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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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Hot Vendors: Nexenta - Helping to Define the Software-Defined Enterprise
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Vendor Profile about the technologies, products, and market strategy of a privately-held U.S.-based company that addresses software-defined storage.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Nexenta

Handbook: Securing and Mitigating Risk In The Cloud
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert resource to learn about the security risks that have prevented CIOs from adopting the cloud. You'll also learn how vendors are helping to ease the move to the cloud and assuage security concerns. You'll get insight into the benefits of risk management, 3 Tips to build an enterprise framework for managing cloud risk, and more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

CDW Corporation

What CIOs Need to Know to Capitalize on Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: To explore the emerging business and technological opportunities, CIO Magazine discussed hybrid cloud with David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure. David has 30 years of technology industry experience, nearly half at EMC, where he has led new business development and worldwide customer operations, and served as CFO.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

EMC

SanDisk Case Study: SSD Upgrade Initiative
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Solid state devices (SSDs) are transforming the storage landscape as CIOs accelerate the adoption of flash technology. SSDs reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and boost ROI. Access this whitepaper to find out more benefits of deploying SSDs.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SanDisk Corporation

How to Bring Shadow IT into the Light - 8 Steps Along the Path
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes eight steps to help CIOs and other IT leaders to bring these potential risks to light. The key is to gain benefits from the cloud without risking your company's data.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Rackspace

5 Cloud Strategy Must-Dos for the CIO
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the top 5 considerations you need to make in order to ensure the success of your cloud strategy. It also explains how to handle the key challenges of building a private cloud project.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Red Hat

How IT Maintains Relevancy In A Cloud World
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the main challenges that face today's enterprise IT organizations, and what this means for your organization. Additionally, explore ways to use cloud computing and a service-provider model to transform the IT business model from a cost center to a strategic business partner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rackspace

CIO Brief: Database as a Service Reaches New Heights of Efficiency
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this informative CIO report, learn how to build a new class of in-house database-as-a-service (DBaaS) technologies that turn setting up and managing databases into a point-and-click affair.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Oracle Corporation

Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

How to Bring Shadow IT into the Light - 8 Steps Along the Path
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes eight steps to help CIOs and other IT leaders to bring these potential risks to light. The key is to gain benefits from the cloud without risking your company's data.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Rackspace

Special Report: Finding Mobility's Place in the Enterprise
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper acts as a guide for CIO's and other IT decision makers with mobile in mind. Read on to learn the ins and outs of mobility.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

CA Technologies.

Embracing SaaS: A Blueprint for IT Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how implementing software as a service (SaaS) boosts your company's performance agility and enables your IT team to handle tasks without headaches.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

The Time to Optimize ERP is Now
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Find out what new ways to meet demand CIOs and application and operations teams are considering in order to facilitate growth, agility and maintain compliance during a time of the Internet of Things.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Automic

How the Right Conversations Can Accelerate Digitisation
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the importance of developing a digital strategy. Read on to learn how you can better explore and utilize your data. You'll get insight as to how you can achieve alignment between business and IT executives and develop a continuous conversation to shape the future direction of your organization.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this Magic Quadrant provided by Gartner, discover how vendors measure up against one another with ITSSM tools.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Enhance Collaboration Capabilities with a Simple, Sophisticated Platform
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Your organization can benefit from an advanced collaboration solution provider that meets your specific business needs with an infrastructure that is flexible and open. Access this whitepaper to find out about its benefits.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

Harvard Business Review: The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This Harvard Business Review report explains why big data in HR will allow HR departments to move beyond simple headcount and be more predictive than reactionary. Inside, learn from several examples of finance adopters of big data that are winning favorable notice from the C-suite.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Workday

Data Center as a Strategic Asset: 3 Execs Weigh In
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, see what three leading C-level executives -- Dan Levin of Box, Norm Fjeldheim of Qualcomm, and Arne Josefsberg of ServiceNow --have to say about the evolving role of the data center and how to align business and IT demands to overcome top technology challenges.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Equinix

The Center of Performance: Enhancing the App Experience for End Users
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the challenges that today's CIOs face in regard to application performance, and how a more strategic data center approach, like distributing applications closer to your users, can help optimize application performance and reduce IT costs.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Equinix

Kogan.com centralises IT infrastructure with Google Apps
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how one large online company was able to centralize its IT infrastructure, enhance communications internally and externally, and ensure zero downtime with respect to emails and work documents with the help of Google Apps.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Google

Google Enterprise for Manufacturing: Become a Connected Manufacturer
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how you can take advantage of Google Enterprise’s many offerings in order to facilitate workforce collaboration, visualize business data, build, store, and scale applications on cloud, and find the information you need when you need it.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Google

Why the CIO may well become the Chief Innovation Officer
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Anand Sankaran, President and Global Head of Dell Services Infrastructure and Cloud Computing discusses how cloud transforming IT service delivery and redefining the role of the CIO.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

An EMM Checklist for CIOs: Factors to Consider When Choosing an EMM Solution
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: For help deciding on an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution consider the issues in the following white paper. It's derived from third-party research and best practices. It covers the critical areas you'll need to think through as you arrive at a decision. It also provides a CIO's Guide to EMM.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Security for a Faster World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This eBook presents a maturity model that will help you determine how secure you really are, explores five questions every CIO should be able to answer, and outlines a new approach based on intelligence gathering and research that can keep you ahead of the cybercriminals.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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