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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in January 2012
CIO Profiles: Steve Haindl Of Automotive Resources International
News  |  1/31/2012
Technology is giving fleet managers more access to real-time data, says this CIO.
American Airlines Reveals Limits Of World-Class IT
Commentary  |  1/26/2012
American Airlines once had the industry's best business and IT minds and produced the most innovative IT-based products. But now it's staring at bankruptcy.
Why Bully IT Bosses Lose The Game
Commentary  |  1/26/2012
Short-term thinkers will pressure you to dismiss anything but scorched-earth personnel management tactics as soft, or a waste of money. But IT is a service business where nice guys win.
Start 2012 Like You Have A New Job
Commentary  |  1/24/2012
CIOs and IT leaders should take a first 90 days mindset to start the year on the right track. Define a clear vision, get connected, and inspect.
RIM Investors Give Thumbs Down On New CEO
Commentary  |  1/24/2012
Stock drops after new chief Thorsten Heins said he'll stay the course laid out by his predecessors.
How ING Avoids Customization Nightmares
Commentary  |  1/23/2012
ING CIO says the bank's new operations model is helping centralize more IT work, while still letting leaders react to local market needs around the globe. The ultimate goal: Make IT faster.
5 Strategies To Fail Fast On IT Projects
Commentary  |  1/19/2012
Failing fast can can save your organization millions of dollars, but it isn't easy to do.
iPads For All: One Sales Team's Story
Commentary  |  1/18/2012
Level 3 just gave iPads to its entire North American sales team, and IT packed them with apps customized to their jobs.
10 Government Ideas To Spur Innovation
Commentary  |  1/18/2012
More investment in basic research, STEM education, and entrepreneurship "clusters" are among the proposals in a 160-page Commerce Department report.
CIO Profiles: Kyle Quinn Of PACCAR
News  |  1/18/2012
Don't hold off on that MBA, this CIO advises.
The Ambush That Set Me Straight
Commentary  |  1/18/2012
It's never easy getting criticized by a customer--but it can be valuable.
Ford CEO: More Tech Means Less Driver Distraction
Commentary  |  1/18/2012
As Ford turns to IT to redefine its product line and image, it answers questions about whether gizmo-laden cars are less safe cars.
One CES Lesson: HP's Apotheker Had It Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2012
TV manufacturers want to make your company's laptops, tablets, and phones too. Don't swim against this tide.
CIO Profiles: Anuj Dhanda Of PNC Financial Services
News  |  1/12/2012
The next big thing for this CIO? Big data and business intelligence.
Why Did Kodak, Motorola, And Nortel Fail?
Commentary  |  1/12/2012
All three were technology-driven and had a "franchise" with happy customers, yet all three are close to pushing up daisies.
GE's Huge Software Ambition: 3 Key Takeaways
Commentary  |  1/11/2012
GE picks Silicon Valley as the best place to innovate a new generation of software aimed at connecting industrial machines.
Three BI Trends Every CIO Must Understand
Commentary  |  1/10/2012
BI moves from the back room to the conference room and travels beyond enterprise walls, while really big data drives strategy.
5 Areas That Will Drive IT Spending
Commentary  |  1/10/2012
We're a bit more bullish about 2012 than Gartner, which recently revised its spending forecast downward.
Data Analytics Can Backfire Without Experts
Commentary  |  1/10/2012
Software vendors will tell you their analytics tools provide complete "solutions," but skip skilled statisticians for the heavy lifting at your own peril.
Get More From IT Vendor Salespeople: 4 Tips
Commentary  |  1/9/2012
I pity the vendor who wastes my time. But if you try to dodge all of those sales phone calls and emails, you're missing an opportunity.
6 Rules To Help CIOs, CMOs Be Smart Partners
Commentary  |  1/9/2012
IT and marketing too often work at cross purposes. Here's how to end bad behavior and drive more revenue.
Big Data Plans: You Need More Than One
Commentary  |  1/5/2012
Stop trying to make last year's solution fit next year's problems. Develop multiple plans for your big data.
Walmart, FT Go Shopping For Mobile Talent
Commentary  |  1/5/2012
These giants are buying mobile app development firms. How will your company meet its mobile development needs this year--in-house, contractors, or something in between?
2012's Top Cloud Trend: IT Delivers Platforms
Commentary  |  1/5/2012
In part two of our look at 2012's top 12 cloud trends, expect sprawling public clouds, cranky users, and at least one really messy security mishap.
Yahoo's New Chief: A CIO To CEO Story
Commentary  |  1/4/2012
The IT nation is quick to claim new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson as its own.
Big Data: Why All The Fuss?
Commentary  |  1/4/2012
Big Data can be mined even if you're not a big company, thanks to cheap computing power and storage and new cloud-based technologies.
Top 12 Cloud Trends Of 2012
Commentary  |  1/3/2012
Five years into the cloud computing phenomenon, we're much more aware of the limitations and consequences. Here are 12 trends to watch in the coming year, starting with numbers 7 to 12.

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