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American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

The largest umbrella organization for unions in the United States. It represents more than 11 million workers in the U.S. and Canada. While it has little direct control over member unions, it is a powerful political force for organized labor and carries a great deal of influence. It was established in 1955 as the result of a merger between the AFL and the CIO.
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Interestingly, as worrisome as Sarbanes-Oxley has been in corporate finance suites, it's become equally troubling for some CIOs for another reason entirely, noted CIO magazine in its June 2004 cover story.
In the mid-1990s, when the company's CIO was still reporting to the chief executive, the decision was made to install an ERP system to replace Lanier's legacy network, which was felt to be out of date and vulnerable to Y2K snafus.
In addition to balancing immediate needs and a long-range vision, the CIO of a complex system has to achieve a keen balance between allowing autonomy and local control on the one hand, and identifying the system impact of individual campus initiatives on the other.
803 also codifies the Federal CIO Council, which was originally created by executive order 13011 issued by President Clinton on July 16, 1996.
Although he is not shy about offering his own politically-informed judgements on the most contentious points of CIO history, Zieger tells us that he is "not primarily concerned with explaining what has happened to the labor movement since the 1950s.
CIOs who are selected for their outstanding achievements are based on a culmination of numerous meetings, interviews, and conversations conducted by Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, and his team throughout the year.
Lac Tran, SVP Information Services, CIO and Associate Dean for Information Technology, Rush University
According to CIO Stephen Roberts, about three years ago they decided to "unite everything having to do with information.
The fourth type, particularly in a multidivisional enterprise, is that of a CIO in charge of a significant business unit within an enterprise.
But it also demands a strong, empowered, respected, and cross-functional CIO.
We appreciate her efforts and feel she is well-deserving of the CIO Ones to Watch Award.