• Michael Mathews, CIO, Oral Roberts University
    Augmented and Virtual Reality

    Augmented and Virtual Reality at the Center of Disruption

    Playing to the Mind’s Eye As a CIO and AVP for Innovation, I have been requested by numerous organizational stakeholders to leverage many of the ‘rave’ technologies such as AI, IoT, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality over the past three years.  We have been extremely successful with pieces of these technologies to add immense value to the organization. In fact, leveraging these technologies has allowed us to be mentioned in over 400 magazines, newspapers, trade journals, TV spots, and even get a short segment on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon for innovative use of wearable technologies via cloud-computing. These technologies have also allowed us to…

  • Alvina Antar, CIO of Zuora
    CxO Perspective

    CIOs, do you believe in your own product?

    by Alvina Antar, CIO, Zuora As CIO, you are the primary decision maker on technology purchases. The first question you ask a company when assessing their technology is “How do you use your product internally?” This is a question any technology company’s CIO should have a clear answer to. But, they may dread having to answer this because they don’t effectively use their own product. If you’re lucky, the awkward moments pass quickly. If not, you’ve raised more questions than answers. As technology becomes more entrenched in every aspect of our lives, the role of the CIO continues to expand. Forward-looking companies have realized that IT must play a key role…