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Video: Five ways CIOs can use innovation as their secret weapon

CIOs are one of the few corporate officers with knowledge of the entire organization's processes and practices. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives, explains how CIOs can use their unique position and knowledge to drive innovation.

IT is ingrained in every facet of the modern corporation. From marketing to receivables, there are systems in place that IT developed or currently maintains. This deep integration with business units makes the CIO one of the few corporate officers with comprehensive knowledge of the entire organization's processes and practices. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives, explains how CIOs can use their unique position and knowledge to drive innovation — and to ensure that they get a seat at the executive table.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the "Transcript" link underneath the video or you can read the article that this episode was based on: Innovation: The CIO's secret weapon.

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Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about how technology is changing the way we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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