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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in October 2012
CIO Profiles: Zack Hicks Of Toyota
News  |  10/31/2012
Toyota's Innovation Fair is the highlight of this tech chief's year.
What's Killing APM?
Commentary  |  10/31/2012
App performance management is seen as less important than it was two years ago, partly because vendors haven't kept up.
Red Robin CIO Named Social Business Technology Leader
Commentary  |  10/30/2012
For best articulating the value of social business in the context of business transformation, Chris Laping of Red Robin is our 2012 Social Business Technology Leader of the year.
Hortonworks Cofounder: Hadoop Rivals Can't Touch It
News  |  10/29/2012
Hadoop's "big ecosystem" will make it the dominant platform for managing big data, says Arun Murphy.
5 Emerging Enterprise Technologies
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
If you are not watching these developments, your business is missing out. Here's what Gartner's annual top 10 tech trends list missed.
How To Strengthen Your Moral Compass
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
Those in the spy business know that people in financial trouble are more vulnerable to blackmail and bribery. So are you.
Valley View: Cisco, Oracle And Drama
News  |  10/26/2012
The sparks fly in October's episode of Valley View, our monthly live Web TV program. Watch the full show here.
When Incremental IT Change Won't Cut It
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
For Indian pharma company Cipla and its new CIO, IT transformation is all or nothing.
Gartner's Top 10 IT Trends: Hits And Misses
Commentary  |  10/25/2012
We handicap Gartner's annual list of top enterprise IT trends, including mobile, cloud, and big data. Check out the ranking and consider what's missing.
Why Sears Is Going All-In On Hadoop
News  |  10/24/2012
Sears pushes the cutting edge with some big data techniques, while trying to sell its big data services. Can emerging tech drive change in old-school companies?
Should Sears CTO Be Building A Tech Startup?
Commentary  |  10/24/2012
Definitely, if it helps drive needed change at the retailer. If it's a distraction, Sears is doomed.
Enterprise Buyers To Carriers: We're Not Thrilled
Commentary  |  10/24/2012
The 4G network is fast and mostly adequate for existing enterprise needs, but that's not stopping IT pros from worrying about future viability. Here's how providers and customers see the issues.
HP's Whitman Faces Skeptical CIOs At Gartner Event
News  |  10/24/2012
CEO Meg Whitman faced tough customer questions during her keynote interview at the Gartner Symposium--but will CIOs be persuaded by her answers?
CIO Profiles: Mark Boxer Of Cigna
News  |  10/24/2012
An aging population is shaking up healthcare IT, says this tech chief.
Apple's Tim Cook: What Analysts Miss
Commentary  |  10/24/2012
Apple's manufacturing power is now entrenched in China. Expect that to change as the new CEO helps reinvent the company, again.
Gartner: CIOs Begin 3-Year Shift In Responsibilities
Commentary  |  10/23/2012
Transformation marked by focus on growth rather than cost, from automation to "amplification," and from IT to technology, says analyst.
Gartner: 2013 Tech Spending To Hit $3.7 Trillion
News  |  10/23/2012
CIOs need to spend on finding and building a pool of big data skills, Gartner execs say.
Next Valley View: Dial C For Controversy
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
Tune into the next episode of our live Web TV program, Valley View, October 24 at 11 am PT. We'll go one on one with Cisco's Chambers and Oracle's Hurd, plus explore where the Obama administration's stimulus money ended up.
Business Users Satisfied With IT? Think Again
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
IT has reason to worry, says InformationWeek's new IT Perception Survey that compares attitudes of technology and business pros.
Will CMOs Outspend CIOs? Wrong Question
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
Instead of focusing on who controls those tech dollars, IT pros should focus on why companies need more tech in marketing and where they can fill those needs.
Is IT's Core Competency Making Others Look Good?
Commentary  |  10/19/2012
Quintiles CIO's team focuses on revenue-driving ideas, then partners with business units to make them real.
6 IT Trends Tight Budgets Won't Kill
Commentary  |  10/18/2012
IT budgets will grow more slowly in 2013, but these elements of IT transformation will continue, CEB's survey and analysis shows.
IT Has Changed, But IT Budgets Haven't
News  |  10/17/2012
IT's role is shifting to focus more on innovation and driving revenue. So why are budgeting practices so stuck in the past?
CIO Profiles: Kenneth Shulman Of Broadview Networks
News  |  10/17/2012
Outsourcing can be useful, but it's overrated, says this tech chief.
IBM Sales Off Sharply In Third Quarter
News  |  10/17/2012
Big Blue sees revenue decline in key areas as sales fail to meet analysts' expectations.
Google's CIO Dilemma
Commentary  |  10/16/2012
CIOs are torn between wanting to back a company that represents the future and needing predictability. Google execs must now ask CIOs the right questions--and be prepared for stubborn answers.
Time To Dismantle The Corporate Machine
Commentary  |  10/11/2012
Dave Gray, author of "The Connected Company," says social business may be the means, but the end goal is a connected organization that adapts to provide the services customers really want.
SAP CEO Tackles Tough Cloud Questions
Commentary  |  10/11/2012
Jim Hagemann Snabe discusses SAP's ongoing transformation and takes on Oracle's version of the truth in this video interview from the InformationWeek 500 conference.
How To Close The IT Skills Gap
News  |  10/11/2012
Year Up director to discuss program that teaches tech skills to Bay Area students and helps them get industry jobs at E2 Innovate conference.
Consumers Pushing Banks To Internet Scale: Financial CTO
News  |  10/9/2012
Yobie Benjamin, global CTO for a large financial institution, recently joined David Berlind and Fritz Nelson on the set of InformationWeek's Valley View to discuss his top priorities.
Memo To Oracle, SAP: Listen To P&G's Language
Commentary  |  10/9/2012
Oracle and SAP keep fighting a war of words over whose technology is bigger and better. They could learn a lot from Procter & Gamble CIO Filippo Passerini's big data work.
Fix The Fear Factor In Government Innovation
Commentary  |  10/9/2012
Fear of failure breeds failure. CIOs must help change this dynamic as private and public sector minds work together on unlocking government big data.
Oracle's Great Stack Attack
Commentary  |  10/8/2012
If Larry Ellison and his team delivered one message to customers during Oracle Open World it was this: We complete you.
The Great CIO Debate
Commentary  |  10/8/2012
Is the role of the CIO to be an innovator or a custodian? Two leading CIOs share advice on how to become the innovation champion in your company.
Are The CIO And IT Organization Replaceable?
Commentary  |  10/5/2012
Technology spending and influence are moving outside of the IT department, but let's not lay a wreath for the IT pro just yet.
Digital Disruption: Don't Get Left Out
Commentary  |  10/4/2012
Is your company's customer experience changing as fast as say, smartphones are progressing? Forrester shares advice from digital disruptors.
HP's Decline: Customers Get Fresh Helping Of Uncertainty
Commentary  |  10/4/2012
HP CEO Meg Whitman cites 'bloat' as barrier to turnaround, plans layoffs and slimmer product lines. One reality: customer trust runs low, even as cloud services gain traction.
6 Bright Ideas Found At A Tech Conference
Commentary  |  10/3/2012
From working with the CMO to experimenting with clouds.
4 Ways To End Your IT Break-Fix Rut
Commentary  |  10/3/2012
It's a classic IT influence problem: Can you leave the break-fix cycle behind? Consider this advice from Interop keynote speakers.
Why Business Doesn't Look To IT For Innovation
News  |  10/3/2012
Most employees outside of IT don’t call their IT teams very innovative, yet most believe technology is growing in importance, our research shows. Can IT still be the hero?
Employers Are Hot On Application Developers
Commentary  |  10/3/2012
It's the IT job category where companies are looking to hire the most people, and it puts the biggest premium on fresh skills.
CIO Profiles: Richard Thomas Of Quintiles
News  |  10/3/2012
This CIO is strongly in favor of the bring-your-own-device trend.
Valley View Goes Deep With NetSuite
News  |  10/1/2012
Watch the full video of the September episode of InformationWeek's Valley View, including the Elevator Pitch segment on emerging technology companies.
Unlocking Big Government Data: Whose Job Is It?
Commentary  |  10/1/2012
It's not just a good idea for private-sector organizations to help open up the treasure trove of government big data. It's a necessity.

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