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Cleveland Clinic CIO: Tools are the biggest barrier to IT-driven medical care

Dr. C. Martin Harris, CIO at Cleveland Clinic and a former health technology adviser to President Obama, is using technology to redefine healthcare for patients and caregivers alike. Insider (registration required)

The Grill: Rep. William Keating wants cross-sector data sharing

Rep. William Keating (D-Mass.), who sits on the House Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Subcommittee, is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to be more involved in tackling the cybersecurity problem. Insider (registration required)

The Grill: Rotary CIO Peter Markos

Peter Markos, CIO and general manager for Rotary International, contends with challenges ranging from authenticating a constantly changing list of users who need to access Rotary's systems to enabling applications that work for a vastly diverse membership.

Up-and-Coming IT Leaders Focus on Business Customers

Winners of the 2014 "Ones to Watch" awards -- administered by the CIO Executive Council -- say they're trying to reduce the distance between corporate IT and external customers.

The Grill: Aon's CIO embraces social media tools to connect 65,000 employees

Aon's global CIO, Steve Betts, who led the integration of IT operations following Aon's $4.9 billion acquisition of Hewitt Associates, is using social media tools to help employees connect around key issues. Insider (registration required)

Ethics Code Seeks to Deter Dishonest Analytics

The INFORMS code of ethics requires analytics professionals to report unbiased answers, not just what the client wants to hear.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Christine Shimizu

By focusing on customer needs, this IT leader helps grow the business.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Robert Norris

One of a new breed, this CIO has shown an ability to align innovation and strategy.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Fernando Gonzalez

With IT working alongside business teams, this fashion CIO is setting the stage for company expansion.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Tony Encinias

A fresh way of thinking helps this CIO trim government costs while improving services.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Tom Amrhein

An industry slowdown gives this construction company CIO a perfect opportunity to create efficiencies and refine strategy.

The Grill: Darren Ghanayem juggles WellPoint's mandates for the federal healthcare law

As vice president and CIO at WellPoint's commercial business unit, Darren Ghanayem is juggling the mandates of the new federal healthcare law while continuing to support corporate initiatives.

7 things marketing wants to say to IT

Attention, IT: As marketing goes all-digital, your CMO needs more from you than back-office support. Are you ready to be a marketing partner?

Big Data Helps Walgreens Treat Walk-in Patients

Cloud-based electronic medical records and analytics systems give Walgreens health data to diagnose and treat patients at in-store clinics.

The Grill: Newly minted CIO Tammy Bilitzky focuses on scalability and automation

In her first stint as a CIO, Tammy Bilitzky plans to make infrastructure scalability and more-dynamic automation her two main focuses at Data Conversion Laboratory.

How to Keep Cloud-Based Data Safe

A real-estate brokerage opts to back up critical documents stored in Google Drive.

The Grill: Guess CIO Michael Relich takes on his dream job: COO

After nine years with Guess Inc., Michael Relich moved from the CIO post to his dream job as the company's new chief operating officer. He talks about how his tech background helped him make the transition.

IT pros get training on their own dime

IT spending is kicking up again, but training budgets have been slow to recover. Many IT professionals are taking matters into their own hands.

The Grill: Intel CIO Kimberly Stevenson is working to deliver products faster and drive revenue

Kimberly Stevenson, corporate vice president and CIO at Intel, shares her ideas on running an IT department, the power of technology and the importance of technologists.

The Grill: Rosetta Stone CIO Pradeep Mannakkara makes a rapid move to the cloud

Pradeep Mannakkara, CIO at Rosetta Stone, established a plan to transform the company's technology stack, shifting much of the aging infrastructure to a cloud-based platform, which enabled a more efficient workflow and fostered innovation.