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Chris Murphy is editor of InformationWeek and leader of its Strategic CIO community. 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
posted in July 2009

Too Many Collaboration Platforms

7/31/2009
Chatting in the lounge of our Global CIO virtual event this week, one CIO raised his concern about having too many collaboration platforms. A wiki here, e-mail alerts there, a SharePoint group there, and pretty soon the discussion's fragmented, and IT has a bunch more platforms to support.

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Business Travel … To A Telepresence Station

7/24/2009
There's an interesting tidbit in one of our articles this week, where an IT pro talks about traveling to another city to use a Cisco telepresence station for a meeting with executives in India. Commuting to telecommute -- sounds like something we should expect more of.

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Will Employees Demand Google Chrome OS?

7/21/2009
There's a feeling when walking into a store that caters to your passion-for a clothes horse in Nordstrom, a deer hunter in Cabela's, or a foodie in Trader Joe's. You feel like the place was made for you. That's the emotion Google Chrome OS will have to trigger to get into businesses.

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Does Spam Work For IT Services?

7/15/2009
A new study finds a shocking 12% of people have replied to spam because they're interested in the product or service. Seriously. Which makes me wonder--do some of you respond to those unsolicited offers for "Romanian PHP, Java, ASP, & .NET Software Outsourcing" I regularly get in my e-mail box?

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