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Target hires new CIO to repair damaged security cred

Bob DeRodes will take over as the company's top IT man after serving as a long-time IT adviser to the Department of Homeland Security.

By April 29, 2014


Microsoft CIO Tony Scott leaves company for 'personal projects'

Scott managed the company's internal IT operations for the past five years.

By June 2, 2013


MIT Sloan CIO Symposium takes on mobile, data, clouds

This year's symposium highlights the challenges of dealing with legacy while embracing new computing approaches.

By May 23, 2012


Ex-White House CIO: Obama's first 40 days were a tech mess

E-mail was down nearly a quarter of the time--but that was just one of myriad problems for a White House burdened by antiquated technology.

By March 14, 2012


A focus on possibilities at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

A changing workforce, the opportunities of big data, and the need for broad risk management were among the key themes at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

By May 19, 2011


Google displaces Red Hat as CIOs' first choice for value

Google knocked reigning champion Red Hat out of its #1 spot in the CIO Insight Vendor Value survey.

By December 9, 2008


Spend less, get more: A CIO's guide to a rough economy

CIOs are looking for ways to stretch their IT dollars further through the economic slowdown. IDC expects global IT spending to increase by 5.7 percent in 2008, down from 7.2 percent in 2007. (Gartner's numbers come in below this, with 3.3 percent growth

By May 14, 2008


Can Google lead CIOs to the Linux desktop?

Google is moving its employees to Mac and Linux, but its influence on CIOs is more likely to be felt with Chrome and Android.

By June 2, 2010


Survey: CIOs tightening access to social networks

As social networking becomes more popular in the workplace, many CIOs and IT managers are limiting employee access to sites like Facebook and Twitter.

By April 13, 2010


Former Google CIO back with book, start-up

After a short stay in digital music, Douglas Merrill has written the book "Getting Organized in the Google Era" and founded a new financial-services company.

By April 6, 2010