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Comment: Be Careful - RobPreston - 10/9/2014
Amazon Isn't Evil
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
The online retailer has its faults, but it's competing in business, not a bridge tournament.
3 Trends Make Digital Disruption An Urgent Priority
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
Join us at our InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit to sharpen your leadership skills and expand your strategic thinking about digital business.
Comment: Re: Solution - RobPreston - 9/24/2014
Comment: Public Menace - RobPreston - 9/22/2014
Comment: Excellent Metaphor - RobPreston - 9/18/2014
CIO Worries: Security, Talent & (Sadly) 'Alignment'
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
SIM IT Trends Study also shows IT spending trending up.
Comment: Re: A Gem - RobPreston - 9/8/2014
Comment: Takeaway - RobPreston - 9/5/2014
Comment: Re: Fine lines - RobPreston - 9/5/2014
Digital Disruption Uber-Style Is Never Pretty
Commentary  |  9/4/2014  | 
The legal and regulatory backlash that ride-sharing company Uber faces in Germany will play out across many more industries.
10 Secret Reasons Ballmer Bought LA Clippers
Slideshows  |  9/2/2014  | 
Sure, running an NBA team can be fun and exciting, but here are the real reasons former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer paid $2 billion of his own money for the franchise.
Comment: Re: Yes and no - RobPreston - 7/23/2014
SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/21/2014  | 
Gaurav Dhillon says IT organizations need to change as quickly as the technology they deal with.
Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/21/2014  | 
Anaplan CEO says the well known saying "the world is getting flat" should also apply to IT organizations.
Microsoft Shows Tech 'Monopolies' Don't Last
Commentary  |  7/18/2014  | 
As nature abhors a vacuum, innovators abhor a monopoly, especially in the fast-paced IT industry.
Digital Business Reality Check: InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  7/14/2014  | 
Accenture's Mark McDonald, SnapLogic's Gaurav Dhillon, and UPMC's Rebecca Kaul weigh in on the practicalities of digital transformation.
Accenture Strategy Talks Digital Strategy & Digital Disruption
Accenture Strategy Talks Digital Strategy & Digital Disruption
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2014  | 
Mark McDonald discusses the need for a new definition of "digital" that is no longer based on something you own.
Digital Strategy/Disruption: SnapLogic Interview
Digital Strategy/Disruption: SnapLogic Interview
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2014  | 
SnapLogic CEO discusses how digital disruption will create new revenue streams in a variety of industries.
UPMC Tech Dev Center Chief Discusses Digital Strategy/Disruption
UPMC Tech Dev Center Chief Discusses Digital Strategy/Disruption
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2014  | 
Rebecca Kaul discusses the importance of a separate development group that isn't part of core IT operations.
Comment: Trying Too Hard? - RobPreston - 7/11/2014
Comment: Parody - RobPreston - 6/30/2014
Comment: Half Baked? - RobPreston - 6/27/2014
Which IT Is Really Core? InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  6/23/2014  | 
Box's Aaron Levie, GM's Randy Mott, and others weigh in on the role of outsourcing, insourcing, cloud.
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: Box
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: Box
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/23/2014  | 
Box CEO Aaron Levie discusses how to determine which IT systems are core for gaining competitive advantage.
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: General Motors
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: General Motors
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/23/2014  | 
Randy Mott, CIO at GM, discusses the challenges of how to scale core IT systems without losing agility.
Supreme Court Toughens Business Process Patent Test
Commentary  |  6/20/2014  | 
Unanimous ruling says that an "abstract idea" isn't patent-eligible just because computers are used to apply it.
Comment: Join Us - RobPreston - 6/2/2014
Age Discrimination In IT: Know The Law
Commentary  |  6/2/2014  | 
Join us for a lively discussion and Q&A with a legal expert on this important topic for IT job seekers and managers.
Comment: Welcome - RobPreston - 5/22/2014
Comment: Re: Postal Service - RobPreston - 5/21/2014
Comment: Re: Postal Service - RobPreston - 5/20/2014
Comment: Re: Postal Service - RobPreston - 5/19/2014
FCC Net Neutrality Flap: Fast Lanes Don't Scare Me
Commentary  |  5/19/2014  | 
Only the status quo will keep the Internet 'open,' net neutrality advocates insist. But a refined approach may ignite more network investment.
Comment: Slug Of A Boss - RobPreston - 5/19/2014
Comment: Leave Of Absence - RobPreston - 5/13/2014
Comment: Re: Why the intro? - RobPreston - 5/13/2014
Comment: Market Forces - RobPreston - 4/30/2014
Comment: Blow Your Own Horn - RobPreston - 4/30/2014
Comment: Honeymoon - RobPreston - 4/28/2014
Top 10 Secret Reasons Microsoft CEO Ballmer Retired
Slideshows  |  4/26/2014  | 
Steve Ballmer didn't get the credit he deserved, as evidenced by Microsoft's strong financial position when he resigned. Here are 10 reasons you've never heard about why he stepped down.
Comment: Re: In our out - RobPreston - 4/23/2014
Comment: Re: Poaching - RobPreston - 4/22/2014
Comment: Re: Car tech - RobPreston - 4/17/2014
Top 10 Upsides To Healthcare.gov Debacle
News  |  4/16/2014  | 
You didn't know there was a bright side to the botched rollout of the Obamacare website? Get your snark on.
Comment: Re: Optimistic - RobPreston - 4/14/2014


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