World-class IT leadership solutions from working CIOs: detailed, realistic, proven
Every year, IT leadership becomes more challenging. Don't go it alone. Get practical help from the people who know what you're up against, and know what works: your most successful peers. In CIO Wisdom II, more than a dozen of today's leading CIOs share specific, realistic, up-to-the-minute techniques for maximizing agility, cost-effectiveness, and business value. You'll find solutions for managing both the internal and external forces impacting IT, and for dealing with more than 20 of your toughest issues -- business, technical, and human. You'll find specific, realistic approaches to everything from architecture to outsourcing, new technology selection to governance. CIO Wisdom II: it's more valuable than your last consultant -- and a whole lot more cost-effective.
Anticipating the next transformation in your role as CIO -- and getting ahead of the curve
Delivering real-time, mission-critical business intelligence: lessons from the military
Integrating the enterprise: New best practices and cost-effective technical options
Quantifying and maximizing software return on investment
Mastering five crucial lessons for successful IT outsourcing
Managing outsourced environments for maximum responsiveness, flexibility, and efficiency
Leveraging the value of open source -- and minimizing its risks
Using IT to improve business processes -- and improving your own internal processes, including procurement
Systematically securing your IT facilities
Achieving compliance -- and leveraging those investments for competitive advantage
Previewing tomorrow's key trends in information management
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I. WHAT MAKES A CIO TICK?
1. The Changing Role of the CIO.
2. Scope of the CIO.
3. It's All About Marketing.
4. Creating a Community of Practice for CIOs.
II. HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY.
5. Securing the IT Facility.
6. Running Business Critical Applications Over the Internet: "The Middle Mile".
7. Information Management: What's Next?
8. Enterprise Integration: Methods and Technologies.
9. Towards Collaborative Supply Chains Using RFID.
10. Real-Time, Mission-Critical Business Intelligence: Lessons from the Military and Intelligence Community.
III. INTERNAL FORCES.
11. Software Return on Investment (ROI).
12. Starting with the Users.
13. Business Process Improvement.
IV. INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.
14. The Five WS of IT Outsourcing.
15. Outsourced Environments.
16. Enterprise Information Architecture.
17. Adaptive and Aware: Strategy, Architecture, and IT.
V. EXTERNAL FORCES.
18. Open Source-Time for a Plan.
19. IT Governance: Towards a Unified Framework Linked to and Driven by Corporate Governance.
22. Navigating the IT Procurement and Outsourcing Process.