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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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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

Increasing Competitiveness and Reducing Costs in Today's Economy
sponsored by Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite, illustrates its relevance to small and midsized business customers, and provides the resources to help you evaluate how your business might benefit from the service.
Posted: 24 Nov 2009 | Published: 24 Nov 2009

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd

Risk Management: Protect and Maximize Stakeholder Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: All companies must take risks to survive, and the most successful companies are those that actively integrate risk management into their decision-making processes. This white paper explains how a risk management program can help identify opportunities for value creation while also protecting against potential threats.
Posted: 23 Nov 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

Oracle Corporation

Automating Stimulus Fund Reporting: How New Technologies Simplify Federal Reporting
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the reporting challenges faced by organizations and examines the many benefits of automated U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) reporting systems.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Published: 19 Nov 2009

SAP

Enhancing Your Infrastructure in an Uncertain Economy to Support Your SOA Business Initiatives
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines the challenges facing today's IT executives and steps you can take now to support your organization’s SOA-based initiatives by cutting costs, leveraging your existing IT infrastructure and improving productivity.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 | Published: 15 Jan 2009

IBM

Are You Ready for Economic Bounce Back?
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the concept that preparing for economic recovery is not something that can wait; it is something that businesses should plan for now. It will introduce enterprise application migration strategies that can be considered within any organization and also emphasize the importance of forward thinking and planning in down economy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

Micro Focus, Ltd

Cutting Costs with Greener IT
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The tools for assessing enterprise-level green practices have evolved from do-it yourself Excel spreadsheets to elaborate carbon accounting software suites available on a subscription basis. By first determining a baseline, organizations can set clear goals for adopting greener IT practices.
Posted: 21 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Wipro Technologies

On-Demand ERP in the Enterprise: A practical CIO guide to implementation
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This paper sets out a framework for deciding on and implementing on-demand ERP within enterprises.. It examines key concerns such as data integrity in enterprise systems, maintaining compliance and ensuring proper process management, as well as discussing new skills and approaches to help maximize returns on investment.
Posted: 14 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

NetSuite

How CIOs can drive growth, business flexibility and innovation in a flex-pon-sive* company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is a study on the business value of service-oriented architecture (SOA). What they found was that those companies moving to what we would call the flex-pon-sive* world were seeing the results in flexibility from SOA.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

6 Mistakes Companies Make and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights common mistakes companies make in a down economy and discusses how organizations can use business intelligence to avoid them. Use the self-assessment questionnaire at the end of this paper to determine the level of business intelligence opportunity across your organization.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Critical Technologies for Compliance and Risk Management
sponsored by Siperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Smart decision-makers are seeking technology investments -- such as Master Data Management -- to help establish good governance models that will help with regulatory compliance and lower their operational risk.
Posted: 16 Sep 2009 | Published: 16 Sep 2009

Siperian, Inc.

ERP Assessment and Selection: Get It Right the First Time
sponsored by Panorama Consulting Group
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for several great tips for selecting the right ERP vendor for your organization. This paper breaks the process down into easy-to-follow steps, beginning with the basic questions decision-makers should ask.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 14 Sep 2009

Panorama Consulting Group

White Paper: Proven Strategies for Archiving Complex Relational Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database growth, long-term data retention regulations and storage requirements increase operational costs. Yet, archiving complex relational data poses many challenges. Optim Data Growth Solution provides proven technology and comprehensive capabilities that make archiving complex relational data practical and desirable.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

IBM

Dell PowerEdge Half-height M610 and Full-height M710 Blade Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers help cut operating expenses through energy efficiency, product flexibility, and efficient use of data center space. When combined with Dell's world-class storage, management, and support offerings, the result is a total enterprise solution that can help you simplify and save on IT expenses.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Sybase IQ: The Economics of Business Reporting
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Reporting is recognized as a way for companies to improve service, ensure quality, control costs, and prevent losses by empowering decision-makers throughout the organization. This paper will explain why reporting is one form of business intelligence that has become business-critical.
Posted: 31 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Enabling Enterprise 2.0
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways that organizations can create a strategy that embraces Web 2.0 technologies securely and enables a successful transition to Enterprise 2.0.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

CIO Guide: The Strategic Value of MySQL
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a model whereby CIOs can reduce their database costs significantly by adopting a heterogeneous database architecture and implement MySQL for a large part of their business critical and operational applications.
Posted: 05 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Red Hat Continues To Redefine SOA: Simple. Open. Affordable
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Despite the significant progress made with open standards in the industry, most SOA platforms are delivered with many proprietary, closed extensions that focus on customer lock-in more than automation of the value chain. Red Hat believes there is a better way. We redefine SOA to be simple, open, and affordable.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

Red Hat

Achieving the Lowest Server Virtualization TCO
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the TCO of server virtualization, the costs that drive TCO and factors you should consider when calculating the return on your next virtualization investment.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Citrix
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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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