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EXECUTIVE, government. That power in the government which causes the laws to be executed and obeyed: it is usually. confided to the hands of the chief magistrate; the president of the United States is invested with this authority under the national government; and the governor of each state has the executive power in his hands.
     2. The officer in whom is vested the executive power is also called the executive.
     3. The Constitution of the United States directs that "the executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America." Art. 2, s. 1. Vide Story, Const. B. 3, c. 36.

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It's that ability to see technology as a means to an end, as opposed to the end itself, that often sets the CIO apart from her CTO counterparts.
For 82 percent of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CIOs digital business has led to a greater capacity for change and a more open mindset in their IT organization, according to Gartner, Inc.'s annual survey of CIOs.
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Due to our lack of vision, the survey options were limited: The leaders of other large American public pensions, an endowment chief or two, and, in the lone instance of ingenuity, "combining it with California State Teachers' Retirement System under CIO Chris Ailman." The big winners soon emerged, with the obvious candidates leading the way.
"The process for choosing the CIO 100 award recipients is systematic and very competitive.
Webb has a strong reputation using technology as a management strategy for business growth as evidenced by his selection as the CIO 100 award recipient for the second consecutive year.
The companies said that the CIO Collaboration Network is a destination for IT executives who can access content, share views, collaborate and network with peers based on topics developed by the community manager and CIO Collaboration Network members.
In its fourth year the Middle East CIO 50 Forum and Awards will celebrate the top 50 organisations (and the people within them) that are using information technology in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage, optimising business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers.
Summary: The Dubai Quality Group (DQG) officially launched the CIO Arabia Subgroup.
IDG's CIO magazine has recognised OGE Energy (NYSE: OGE), the parent company of OG & E, with the 2011 CIO 100 award.
Indeed, the future of the CIO is just one of the topics up for discussion at CIO Summit Russia & CIS 2011, which takes place from 6-8 September at the InterContinental Kiev, Ukraine.