But these days, CIOs hire people to take care of that technical and operations work, she says. Those in the top job tend to focus on bigger priorities. The CIO role has changed substantially in the past few years. Social Intelligence In a Deloitte survey of 1, global CIOs, the biggest gaps between existing and desired CIO skills were the ability to influence internal stakeholders, bring in top talent, and articulate technology vision and leadership.
Liz Shuler March 19, Nearly two centuries ago, a group of women and girls — some as young as 12 — decided they'd had enough. Laboring in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, they faced exhausting hour days, abusive supervisors and dangerous working conditions. When threatened with a pay cut, they finally put their foot down.
The mill workers organized, went on strike and formed America's first union of working women. They shocked their bosses, captured the attention of a young nation and blazed a trail for the nascent labor movement that would follow.
As we celebrate Women's History Month, working women are proudly living up to that example—organizing, taking to the streets and running for office in unprecedented numbers. But even as we rally together, our opponents are proving to be as relentless as ever.
More than that, it is a direct attack on working women. The right to organize and bargain together is our single best ticket to equal pay, paid time off and protection from harassment and discrimination. Women of color would be particularly hurt by a bad decision in this case.
Weaker collective bargaining rights would leave these workers with even less of a voice on the job. This only would add insult to injury as black women already face a double pay gap based on race and gender, earning only 67 cents on the dollar compared to white men.
This is a moment for working women to take our fight to the next level. For generations, in the face of powerful opposition, we have stood up for the idea that protecting the dignity and rights of working people is a cause in which everyone has a stake. Read the full op-ed at The Hill.Mar 29, · IT teams need an open culture and clearly defined near- and long-term business strategies to sustain smooth operations, keep pace with and scale organizational growth, drive innovation, and hire and motivate top technologists, says Salesforce EVP and CIO Jo-ann Olsovsky.
ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS. The opening night program for the CIO Network Annual Meeting was about building a winning team. Bob Myers, president of basketball operations and general manager of the Golden State Warriors, was interviewed by Jason Gay, sports columnist at .
The DNA of the CIO provides fresh insight into what it is to be a Chief Information Officer (CIO) today. For many years, CIOs have been talking about becoming a true partner to the business. Tweet with a location.
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While IT delivery remains a core CIO responsibility, CEOs are judging today’s chief information officer according to a broader set of business objectives.