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Editor, InformationWeek
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Chris Murphy is editor of InformationWeek magazine and Global CIO columnist on IT strategy issues. He has been covering technology leadership and strategy issues for InformationWeek since 1999. Before that, he was editor of the Budapest Business Journal, a business newspaper in Hungary; and a daily newspaper reporter in Michigan, where he covered everything from crime to the car industry. Murphy studied economics and journalism at Michigan State University, has an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia, and has passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams.
Articles by Chris Murphy

IT's Reputation: Broken Bad

10/4/2013
If Coca-Cola had a brand that was the equivalent of IT today, they would kill it and start again, says Blackstone Group CTO. He shares 4 processes IT leaders can use to change IT's bad rep.

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FedEx Makes Strategic Shift

5/7/2013
As part of a broader strategy to cut costs and modernize its IT, FedEx offered a voluntary buyout to IT and select other workers as it adjusts its talent mix by giving more work to service providers.

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Silicon Valley Needs To Get Out More

12/6/2012
The next great technology problems to solve are out there in rail yards, power plants and farm fields. If Silicon Valley is going to drive this "Internet of things," it needs to build closer ties with companies in established industries.

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