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More CIOs joining boards, WSJ reports

Along with Aerohive and Travelport, the Journal noted that ArcBest Corp., Autolive Inc., Lowe's Cos Inc., Winnebago Industries Inc. and Zion Bancorporation have all seen CIOs join their boards since February. 

Here's how CIOs should prepare for M&A activity, even before they know it's coming

For CIOs, mergers and acquisitions mean a lot of work: integrating systems, taking inventory of IT resources, ensuring compatibility of technical workflows, and many more responsibilities. In fact, IT is presented with the "largest integration challenges" during M&A events, according to a contributed article from Deloitte in Wall Street Journal's CIO Journal. The firm offered a few steps that IT and CIOs can take to set themselves up for success when companies merge.

Healthcare CIOs need a large dose of tech skills, clinical understanding, and communication prowess

FierceCIO speaks with Mick Ruel, vice president of executive search at healthcare industry staffing firm B E Smith about what hospitals and healthcare systems are looking for in a CIO hire, and what skills and qualities make or break a candidate.

BI and analytics top IT investment priorities

Business intelligence and analytics have risen to the top spot when it comes to technology investments this year.

CIOs: 1 is the loneliest number, so avoid it

Being in the C-suite can be difficult for multiple reasons, not the least of them being how lonely it can get. Longtime IT leader and consultant offered his advice for CIOs to avoid being the lonely at the top.

News Scan: The pains of being a gov CIO; Learning from the journey; More

The top news stories for July 17, 2015.

Industry Insider: How CIOs and CMOs can successfully work together

Ray Downes, CEO of KEMP Technologies, looks at what it takes to develop successful relationships between the CIO and others in the C-suite, including the CEO, CFO and CMO.    

Industry Insider: Why new European privacy laws matter to US CIOs and CISOs

New EU-wide privacy laws appear certain to be introduced this year which will have impact on U.S. IT departments. Legal counsel Stephen Treglia tells CIOs and CISOs what to expect.

News Scan: DoD sponsoring CIO Mobility Industry Day; New website celebrates the Tao of all things CIO; More.

The top news stories for July 6, 2015.

IT leaders on the move in June, 2015

Last month saw a number of high-profile IT leadership appointments. Here are a few of the new CIOs and CTOs.