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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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The Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) Approach
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Panduit, along with an eco-system of Partners can offer a comprehensive and holistic approach called the Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) that enables organization to connect, manage and automate critical systems and drive operational, financial and sustainability advantages, and so much more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010

Panduit

Turning Smarter Collaboration into a Strategic Asset Using IBM Client for Smart Work
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: CIOs are being counted on to deliver IT innovation to respond to accelerating and evolving business challenges. Check out this white paper to learn about IBM Client for Smart Work software, an open, security-rich, and cost effective Microsoft® desktop solution. 
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

IBM

How to Address Your Top Tech Problems
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: For companies without full-time IT staff, affordable tech support is especially important. Subscription services like AT&T Tech Support 360SM can be a great solution for wireless network configuration, e-mail, office application and computer performance problems, mobile device setup, virus removal and other troublesome support issues.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

Cloud Services: What Are They, What Value Do They Provide?
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: AT&T defines the cloud as a way for enterprises to quickly and easily tap computing, storage, software, development and network resources on demand. The model offloads the capex burden from enterprise budgets and moves it into a "pay-as-you-use" service model, reducing overall IT spend and service commitment terms.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

Vendor Middleware-Based Application Integration Solutions Beat Custom Links -  Provides SOA Messaging Backbone
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a discussion of server and storage infrastructure, application integration demand growth, service-oriented architecture, and enterprise application portfolios.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

IBM

Automation Makes Perfect: Taking the Time Crunch Out of IT Compliance with Automation
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Continuous compliance can help you narrow the gap between identifying compliance vulnerabilities and repairing systems to an audit-passing state. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

The Art, Act and Science of Knowing
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: We are now exiting a historical moment of under managed and only occasionally acted-upon information to an environment requiring much more active, much more intense, much more aggressive information management. You as an executive will be held much more accountable for your data management behaviors. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

The CIO’s Guide to Mobilizing the Enterprise
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: A successful mobility plan should focus on ‘mobilizing’ your critical business processes and include planning phases for discovery, development and deployment. This guide focuses on how to build an effective mobility plan while providing valuable insight into the benefits of mobilizing your business applications.
Posted: 29 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

BlackBerry

Energy Efficiency, Public Policy, Utilities and Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: While CIOs are focusing on managing services offerings, managing data center risks and keeping total costs down, forces are at play that will require the CIO to pay significantly more attention to data center energy efficiency and resource consumption. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Rebuilding the Banking Landscape: Restoring Customer Confidence and Returning to Growth
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at the ways that banks are having to adapt to rise to these challenges, the constraints they face and how innovative changes in IT infrastructure can release time, money and capacity to meet the demands of the new banking landscape.
Posted: 22 Jul 2010 | Published: 22 Jul 2010

Micro Focus, Ltd

Cloud Computing - Latest Buzzword or a Glimpse of the Future?
sponsored by Google Apps
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps has the same potential to revolutionize the productivity of IT operations for small to mid-size businesses. The cost savings are immediate, and the potential for innovative collaboration is boundless. Google Apps offers simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools for enterprises of any size.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Google Apps

eBook: Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Google Apps
WHITE PAPER: Content provided by Google. When it comes to cloud computing, some companies have concerns around security and a perceived loss of control. But others are grabbing the opportunity to move to a more collaborative, Web-based platform. In this E-Book, we take a look at several companies that have migrated to Google Apps.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Google Apps

The CIO's New Guide to Design of Global IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Is it possible to eliminate the impact of distance?  This paper explores the 5 key principles successful CIOs are using to redesign IT infrastructure of any size.  Learn how to be prepared to adapt your environment in a way that supports distributed employees, anytime anywhere collaboration and the need for business continuity during a disaster.
Posted: 22 Jun 2010 | Published: 22 Jun 2010

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Web 2.0 @ Work: How CIOs Can Help Drive Business Returns by Improving Organizational Effectiveness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Without access to historical information, organizations today would be severely limited in their ability to make informed, appropriate decisions regarding even the most basic aspects of their business. This whitepaper outlines the four keys to success and discusses the ROI of Web 2.0.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2009

IBM

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.
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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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