Target Top Security Officer Reporting to CIO Seen As a Mistake

In hiring its first CISO to prevent another massive data breach, Target made a mistake in not having the top security officer report directly to the chief executive, experts say. Target hired this [...]

CIOs Must Adapt or Risk Being Replaced

Michael Keithley has more than two decades of experience as a CIO. However, the IT veteran says he's seeing more change now than ever before.'s Tom Kaneshige sat down with Keithley to talk about the [...]

Former Philips CIO Reveals His Path to Becoming CEO

Jeroen Tas, the former group CIO at Philips has revealed how he championed his way to becoming the head of a new division at the 123-year-old technology company. Jeroen Tas, the former group CIO at Philips [...]

CMOs Want CIOs to Add ‘Fast’ to Their Vocabularies

ATLANTA—Far from wanting to compete with chief information officers for IT dollars, chief marketing officers are spending more on department IT efforts in large part because their counterparts in IT aren’t [...]


The federal government expects to buy some $82 billion in information technology this year alone, and agency chief information officers are key to keeping those outlays on the up and up. The problem? Many of [...]

The CIO On The Boards Of Southwest Airlines And Fossil Group

Tom Nealon has achieved some of the highest heights in the IT world without ever having been trained as a technologist.  He studied business at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and he credits his [...]