The reconsolidation of the telecom industry will bring nothing but woe to IT managers in small and medium-sized businesses. We're too small to exert any influence on these behemoths, and with a dwindling number of choices, sometimes there's nowhere to turn. Even before these mergers, the most frustrating part of my job was dealing with companies that provide our voice and data services: countless billing errors, poor service, inability to get someone on the phone, broken promises.
CTO, New York Magazine
A Better Idea
Your April 10 edition has an article about running Windows on Macintosh computers ("Windows On Macs, Oh My!"). Why would anyone want to do this?
My first thought upon hearing that Apple was going to the Intel platform was that we could now run Mac OS on the vast installed base of low-cost Intel-based commodity PCs! Am I the only one who sees this opportunity?
Principal Engineer, GE Healthcare
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.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?