Carly Fiorina, Anne Mulcahy, and Patricia Russo have a big booster. Ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch, speaking at the InformationWeek Spring Conference last week, said the heads of Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, and Lucent Technologies are courageous because each of the three women took over companies in turmoil.
"The worst thing [for diversity] is that these three get shot for taking jobs" no one else would want, Welch said. "That would create a gender issue that the media will have a field day with."
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.