Catch up on the best of what InformationWeek had to offer this year, from profiles of top CIOs to investigations of tech security gone wrong.
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At this time of year, some sites run lists of their most popular stories from the past 12 months. We decided to go a different route. Let us remember, Britney Spears was most popular at one time. So were plaid pants, mullets and wine-in-a-box. Most popular isn't always what it's cracked up to be.
Also, you can only read so many Apple stories in one day.
So here are 12 of the most intriguing stories and columns from InformationWeek in 2012. From an in-depth look at the IT transformation at General Motors to a sobering look at a financial industry company's IT meltdown, it was quite a year. Dig in. And please share your comments below on which articles you liked -- or did not.
Regulators last year issued the SEC's first-ever privacy fine against broker-dealer GunnAllen for failing to protect customer data. But former IT staffers say regulators didn't seem to know half of this cautionary tale of outsourcing and oversight gone wrong.
A New York Times examination of increasing data center use and its environmental impact focuses on aging enterprise data centers. A more important issue: How much environmental benefit can we reap from today's modern cloud data centers?
Multicloud Infrastructure & Application ManagementEnterprise cloud adoption has evolved to the point where hybrid public/private cloud designs and use of multiple providers is common. Who among us has mastered provisioning resources in different clouds; allocating the right resources to each application; assigning applications to the "best" cloud provider based on performance or reliability requirements.