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  • The path to CIO

    If you have ever taken the time to interrogate a few CIOs, it becomes clear even from a small sample that there is no single career path into the role.

  • How to pitch your startup to a VC

    So you have a startup and your excitement is hard to contain.You have a novel concept and are in the process of building it out.To get to this juncture you have used your own funds plus monies from friends and family.

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  • Career Turning Points: Zero in on Business Impact

    Within five years of moving into IT management, Jay Kerley found his purpose: working with the business to affect business outcomes and results. And he set his sights on the CIO role when it became clear that the best way to create change and effect a business impact on as wide a scale as possible is to have that executive-level, strategic role. "With a CIO's cross-division view of processes, you are in the position to shift and turn the company," says Kerley, who was promoted to the position of deputy CIO at Applied Materials in 2009.

  • Why project management certifications matter

    The value of project management certifications is hotly debated among IT professionals. CIO.com investigates whether certifications make better project managers and whether projects staffed by certified project managers are more successful than projects without PMPs.

  • The Global CIO Job Description

    Let's take the glamorous title of "Global CIO" and break it down into some of the job realities. What do multinational CIOs have to do that their domestic counterparts don't?

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  • Advance your tech career in one simple step

    Following your passion blindly, developing skill sets, and growing your network may not necessary be the gateway to career success in the IT industry. Find out the 6 ways you can gain a competitive advantage in the technology labour market and a new model that can help you define a fulfilling career.