News & Commentary Posts: 5 Heather Vallis is Managing Editor, Research at InformationWeek. Prior to joining the InformationWeek editorial staff in November 2007, she was Senior Research Manager for UBM Tech’s Business Technology Group, and managed sales and marketing research for several publications including Network Computing, Intelligent Enterprise, and Secure Enterprise. Before coming to UBM Tech in 1996, she worked for Thurston Arthritis Research Center at UNC-Chapel Hill and was on the editorial staff of the medical journal, Arthritis Care & Research. Heather holds a BA in Political Science from Boston College and was on the American Business Media Research Committee in 2007.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.