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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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From Fear to Value: CIO strategies for propelling business through the economic crisis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your aspiration: As a CIO, drive change, innovation and efficiency to help build a smarter enterprise that will prosper amidst global competition. Your daily challenge: As a CIO, deliver business results faster and better–with less. This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2009

IBM

IBM Global CIO Study - Implications for IT Managers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Recognizing that successful IT innovation requires deep involvement with the business overall, CIOs increasingly help set business strategy, use IT to enable business flexibility, and help corporations meet enterprise-wide goals. Learn what this means to IT managers, operations managers, development managers, strategy and architecture leaders.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 21 Dec 2009

IBM

ArcSight IdentityView: Increasing Security and Compliance with a 360-Degree View of User Activity
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes ArcSight IdentityView, a new application designed to leverage the power of the ArcSight SIEM Platform and apply it to user monitoring, for security and compliance purposes.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

Mid-Market CEO Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the study, The Enterprise Of The Future: Implications For Midsize Organizations, to learn about the core traits shared by these successful midsize organizations.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2008

IBM

Best Practices for Virtual Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization offers many significant technical and business benefits, it comes with some formidable IT management challenges. Discover the three best practices that IT leaders are following to ensure they get the most value from this dynamic, flexible, and application-centric technology.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Brocade

Working Together To Improve Strategic Planning
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for compelling examples of how organizations foster collaboration between finance and IT to ensure successful strategic planning.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

Oracle Corporation

Privileged user management: It's time to take control
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: IT managers everywhere feel overwhelmed with the rising tide of security threats in the face of an increasing regulatory burden. It is not surprising then that they tend to overlook one particular area of IT security, which is the privileged access that they grant to themselves and/or their colleagues in order to do their jobs.
Posted: 01 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

CA Technologies

Best Practices for Proactive Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
sponsored by Qwest Communications
WHITE PAPER: Are your business network and your IT staff prepared to deal with the unthinkable? Imagine for a moment what would happen if your network and all the systems and applications that rely on it were suddenly unavailable. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 20 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010

Qwest Communications

Infrastructures for Innovation
sponsored by Qwest Communications
WHITE PAPER: A difficult economy is impacting IT investments, but advanced communications infrastructures bring opportunities for innovation and cost savings. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 17 May 2010

Qwest Communications

CIO Perspective: To Be Great at IT, You Must Be Great at BPM
sponsored by Lombardi Software, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for expert insights on Business Process Management (BPM) from Toby Redshaw, the Group CIO that is leading a successful BPM program at Aviva plc, the world’s fifth-largest insurance group. The remarks contained here were made during Toby’s keynote presentation at the Lombardi Driven 2009 User Conference.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 17 May 2010

Lombardi Software, An IBM Company

Information Security and Multi-Compliance: Avoiding Audit Fatigue with a Single IT Compliance Strategy
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Prescriptive Guide provides nine steps that information security managers can use to break the compli­ance blame cycle and build an information security program that more effectively mitigates security risk. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 May 2010 | Published: 13 May 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

Weathering a Global Fiscal Crisis: Doing More for Less with SAP
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides concrete guidance and a detailed example of how clients can gain measurable business benefit through iterative business process improvement enabled by an SAP applications platform.
Posted: 12 Apr 2010 | Published: 12 Apr 2010

SAP America, Inc.

GRC Strategies - Finding the Right Balance of Business and IT
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates that both business and IT GRC initiatives are continuing to grow in relevance and provides key recommendations for companies seeking to transform business processes to reduce costs, improve governance and compliance, while mitigating and managing risk.
Posted: 12 Apr 2010 | Published: 12 Apr 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of TCO components and complexities, as well as cost analysis and business impacts that companies should consider when building a business case. This paper offers tips for assessing the total cost of ownership in delivering best practices through an in-house IT service delivery model.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Top 10 Actions a CIO Can Take to Prepare for a Hurricane
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: There are ten key actions that your company and CIO can take as this hurricane season approaches to help your business achieve communications continuity and business continuity to protect against the unpredictability and devastation that is a hurricane. Read this white paper to learn more!
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Dell India

Efficient Enterprise: Making a Successful Transition to a Green IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Green IT equals efficient IT - and that equals an efficient and sustainable enterprise with a healthy bottom line. Getting started along the path to a green data center does not have to be a complex undertaking. Read this paper to learn about the three critical steps that can empower CIOs to reduce both infrastructure costs and GHG emissions. 
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Dell, Inc.

Overcoming CIO Challenges in Global Mobility Management
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at some of the challenges that CIOs are facing in managing mobility. This is clearly becoming more complex for large enterprises as mobility penetrates more deeply into their organizations, driven by changing working practices and supported by rapidly evolving technology.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

BlackBerry

Mobile Applications That Fit
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: The more employees rely on their BlackBerry® smartphones, the greater the need for enterprise applications that fit their, and the company's, specific needs. But IT organizations can't always do it on their own. This white paper covers some best practices and resources for creating mobile enterprise applications.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Making Mobility Your Business Advantage
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how mobile technology from Research In Motion (RIM), and members of the BlackBerry Alliance Program can make your enterprise more agile and give you a business advantage.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Cloud Computing in Perspective
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many CIOs recognize the power of cloud computing and are looking to implement the technology in their own IT realms. But with all the noise in the market about cloud computing, how do you know where to begin? Learn how to better improve service delivery to your business with cloud computing.
Posted: 26 Jan 2010 | Published: 26 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

Using Social Search to Drive Innovation through Collaboration
sponsored by Vivisimo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper, will try to help you strike a balance between solid business thinking and explosive enthusiasm for any new technology option with 2.0 in the description. Our goal is to give you a new way of looking at old challenges.
Posted: 22 Dec 2009 | Published: 22 Dec 2009

Vivisimo, Inc.

CIO Perspective: To Be Great at IT, You Must Be Great at BPM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: One of the most popular business motto’s within the past year is "more for less." Organizations want things better, faster, and cheaper. In the IT world this is all too true as well. BPM is the tool that delivers faster, better, and cheaper solutions. Read this paper for an in-depth look into BPM from the perspective of the CIO.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

IBM

Success in the New Economic Reality: How the SAP® Portfolio Enables the Clear Enterprise
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the idea that to survive in today’s business environment, companies must see, think, and act clearly. Only those with the visibility to act effectively and decisively emerge in a stronger competitive position. Read on to learn how the best-run businesses today need to focus on clarity and transparency.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Using Server-Based Networks to Meet your Small Business Challenges
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Today's server technology is surprisingly affordable and user-friendly and well worth your attention. Read this paper to learn about key benefits a server-based network can bring to your business.
Posted: 16 Dec 2009 | Published: 09 Jul 2007

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Platform-as-a-Service Private Cloud with Oracle Fusion Middleware
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download this free white paper to learn how platform-as-a-service private cloud offers enterprises one of the best ways to take advantage of cloud computing.
Posted: 30 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Oracle Corporation
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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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