News & Commentary Posts: 1 For the last nine years, Nick Howe has been the vice president of HDS Academy, the global learning organization of Hitachi Data Systems. He is responsible for employee development, the education and certification offerings for customers and partners, and internal and external online communities. Hitachi Data Systems, headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., is the global IT solutions company within Hitachi, Ltd. In his previous role at Hitachi, he was director of the global solution services division for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Before joining Hitachi in 1999, he was leading outsourcing teams at EDS Corp. He began his career at Bechtel Corp., working on engineering projects throughout the world. He received his degree in chemical engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the UK.
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IT's Reputation: What the Data SaysInformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.