CIO Corner

Three ways Pulse 2014 exemplifies our times: Insights into the second machine age.

Allan Tate, a member of the CIO Symposium’s speaker / panel team, recently attended Pulse 2014 as part of a one week IBM Redbooks residency program. This program gathers thought leaders from around the world, and prepares them to be authors for IBM’s Thoughts on Cloud blog. This year, the program was run during the Pulse conference, so the residents also covered the sessions using other social media channels, including Twitter (hashtag #ibmpulse).

The Four Technology Trends that are Changing Business. Andrew McAfee Martha Mangelsdorf, Ed Dir of MIT Sloan Management Review

Andrew McAfee, this year’s moderator of the CIO Symposium’s Fireside Chat, recently sat down with Martha Mangelsdorf, Editorial Director of MIT Sloan Management Review, to discuss the four technology trends that are changing business. In the video webcast, McAfee helps viewers understand what the phenomena of cloud computing, big data, smart computers and social business will mean for innovation, efficiency and business model development.

Innovation Showcase Finalists - 2012 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is proud to announce the Finalists for the 2012 Innovation Showcase. These 10 outstanding companies represent cutting edge B2B solutions that combine both value and innovation to Enterprise IT. “We are very impressed with these top ten Innovation Showcase finalists, as their technologies demonstrate incredible state of the art thinking to today and tomorrow’s challenges,” said David L. Verrill, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and the Co-chair of the Innovation Showcase.

Accenture Technology Vision 2012: Emerging Technology Trends for IT Leaders

Accenture publishes its technology vision annually. It is a distillation of our extensive research over the course of the previous 12 months, the experiences of our research teams and the input of our clients. In it, we outline the emerging technology trends that forward-thinking CIOs will use to position their organizations to drive growth and high performance, rather than just focusing on cost-cutting and efficiency improvements. Business leaders now accept that their organizations’ future success is bound up with their ability to keep pace with technology.

Enterprise Mobility 3.0

In just a few weeks [May 22,2012] at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium a panel of senior technology and business executives will share their experiences of piloting through this transformation in their organizations with leading and leadership around Mobility 3.0. Enterprise Mobility 3.0 is the inherent face of the new untethered enterprise. It will have deep imprints in the business processes, IT infrastructure and security policies in the company.

These are the Top 25 Most Social CIOs in the Fortune 250

By: Mark Fidelman (Fobes) “One thing a person cannot do no matter how rigorous his analysis or heroic his imagination is to draw up a list of things that would never occur to him.”Thomas Shelling, Nobel Prize winner. Imagine a CIO who had never configured a router.

News Analysis-The Age of Big Data

Welcome to the Age of Big Data. The new megarich of Silicon Valley, first at Google and now Facebook, are masters at harnessing the data of the Web — online searches, posts and messages — with Internet advertising. What is Big Data? A meme and a marketing term, for sure, but also shorthand for advancing trends in technology that open the door to a new approach to understanding the world and making decisions.

Save The Date: May 22, 2012 - The 2012 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium - Piloting the Untethered Enterprise

Save The Date: May 22, 2012 - The 2012 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium  Piloting the Untethered Enterprise The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is where top CIOs, technology leaders and IT professionals from around the world meet. For one day IT leaders network and explore how innovative technologies and leading-edge academic research can help address the practical challenges faced in today’s changing economy.

2011 MIT - China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum, Nov 19&20, MIT Stata Center

MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF) First Annual Conference November 19-20, 2011 Stata Center (building 32), Massachusetts Institute of Technology Keynote Speeches| 6 Panels| Business Plan Contest | Technology Showcase | Networking Sessions On behalf of the MIT Chinese Students and Scholars Association (MIT CSSA), we are honored to present to you the first annual conference: MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF), the largest China-focused event on the MIT campus! Please join us on Nov 19-20, 2011 to discover the tremendous opportunities in China and explore your next innovative business ideas!You will: • Meet top venture capitalists, successful entrepreneurs, and technical experts from both China and USA. (Networking Dinner RSVP) • Discover opportunities in the hottest areas of technology, including clean energy,information technology and healthcare. • Join a fast-growing market of 1.3 billion people, understand the Chinese business environment, and spot future development opportunities. • Learn about recent cutting-edge research at MIT, where revolutionary technologies have shaped the world for the past 150 years. • Find out more about the most innovative business plans submitted to our "Pitch to China" Business Plan Contest, which will receive a total of $18,000 in prizes. Distinguished Keynote Speakers

The New IT Organization and the Changing Role of the CIO: Results of the 2011 Beyond The Crossroads Study

A Collaborative Study Between The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium and SearchCio.com How will the CIO role evolve in the digital business world? New business realities and the need for proven, quantifiable business value are changing nearly everything for IT organizations and their leaders. But this is not just evolutionary change, it's revolutionary.