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AT LAST: A PLACE TO VENT
You know what it’s like to be a CIO, and our year-end issue chronicles
Patching up an IT disaster
Walking in your customers’ shoes
Moving an unwilling company to open source
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Being the fall guy
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Special Online Section
2004: Year in Review
Our special Year in Review online section is a compliation of the year’s most-read stories on CIO.com, plus our take on the major news events of the year.
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ALARMED
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Do you know where your financial information is? Senior Editor Sarah D. Scalet finds that when it comes to offshore outsourcing, the real privacy problem is what companies are keeping from you.


WEIGH IN
Smart Companies Turn to Bestshoring
As columnist Gunjan Bagla points out, sometimes the best solution is neither here nor there.


IN THE KNOW
The Gathering Storm
More data doesn’t equal more knowledge. It might be an albatross.



CIO Research
State of the CIO: Challenges Differ in SMBs, large Organizations
Regardless of company size, CIOs faced many of the same technology priorities for 2004.


State of the CIO 2004: The CEO View
68% of CIOs believe that IT should proactively envision business opportunities and apply technology to achieve them
56% of CEOs agreed


Mid-Year IT Staffing Update, Part II
63% of CIOs said their departments are inadequately staffed
19% said stress in their departments is very high

Analysts/Consultants/Academia
CONSULTANTS’ BRIEFING
IT Governance and Outsourcing

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ANALYST CORNER
Services as Software: The Emerging Model for Systems Integration

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HIGHER LEARNING
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From Around the Web:
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CSO: Build Business Cases Like Steel Pistons

Darwin: Top Five Time Management Mistakes

Career Resources
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Dawn Lepore Shifts Gears
Plus: retirements at Radio Shack and Texada Software; and other career moves.


EXECUTIVE CAREER COUNSELOR
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Our resident career advisor answers your questions on getting career issues.


EVENTS
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December 15th Issue
Current issue of CIO Magazine · What It's Like To...
· How To Inspire Your Team
· What It's Like to Be Misunderstood by Your CEO
· Life In The Not-So-Fast Lane
· Transhumanism
· Hosted Integration
· The Education Crisis
· And Much More...

Leadership & Management
MOTIVATION
How To Inspire Your Team
Give them trust, optimism and encouragement

DEFLATION
What It’s Like To Fire Half Your Staff
"The most difficult day of my professional life."

INFLATION
What It’s Like To Go from CIO to CEO
Things look a lot different when you’re actually doing it.

CREATION
The Half Full View Of IT
CIOs still have many opportunities to create value—if they can recognize them.
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Leadership & Management Review
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