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IT Best Practices: CIO Wisdom
January/February 2006 (vol. 8 no. 1)
pp. 17-23
Phillip A. Laplante, Penn State University
Thomas Costello, UpStreme, Inc.
Today, information technology remains an exciting and evolving field, and the opportunities for CIOs and IT management continue to expand as IT becomes more deeply embedded in the business processes of enterprises.

From a departmental and functional perspective, IT leaders need to know how best to educate themselves and their teams in preparation for IT?s evolving expectations. This article outlines a few best practices that should become part of the charter for any IT organization.

Index Terms:
best practices, CIOs, infrastructure tuning, data management, enterprise integration, information architecture, enterprise information architecture (EIA), process rigor, ROI, outsourcing, compliance issues
Phillip A. Laplante, Thomas Costello, "IT Best Practices: CIO Wisdom," IT Professional, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 17-23, Jan.-Feb. 2006, doi:10.1109/MITP.2006.21
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