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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in May 2013
8 IT Hiring Trends You Can't Ignore
News  |  5/31/2013
Drill down on the latest trends in the IT labor market for job seekers and employers and get expert advice from an IT recruiter.
Edelman CIO Shares His 90-Day Game Plan
Commentary  |  5/31/2013
Any IT leader looking to re-energize or re-evaluate a team can adapt the plan CIO Denis Edwards used to start his new job.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Ted Turner And Jerry Levin
Commentary  |  5/31/2013
By bringing the world of content to the world of technology, they transformed media and entertainment.
3 Ways IT Can Support Talent Strategy
Commentary  |  5/31/2013
Technology that bolsters the talent strategy gives IT leaders an essential role shaping the business environment.
IT Job Interviews: 8 Tips To Avoid Disaster
News  |  5/30/2013
IT job hunters, avoid foolish flubs in your next interview. Take this expert advice on manners, money and more.
Why You Need A Mobile Center Of Excellence
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
A division created specifically to marshal your mobile efforts can bring your company long-term rewards. Here's what it needs to succeed.
Government IT Can't Pass The Buck On Open Data
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
Improving the way government shares data will make it more efficient -- if IT commits to getting that work done.
HP, IBM Bruised By Sluggish Server Market
News  |  5/30/2013
Worldwide server revenue drops 7.7% in Q1, says IDC. Dell, on the strength of its data center products, was the market's best performer.
Giants, Red Sox, Celtics To Talk Customer Experience At E2
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
IT leaders from some of history's most successful sports franchises join the E2 keynote lineup to discuss how they're transforming fan experience through technology innovation.
Meeker's State Of The Internet: 5 Key Trends
News  |  5/29/2013
Internet analyst Mary Meeker has seen the future -- and it is wearable, flyable and drivable.
NTT Expands Private Cloud Services
News  |  5/29/2013
Japan's NTT now can offer consistent private cloud services from nine data centers in eight countries, with more on the way.
CFOs Join CMOs In Tech Power Grab
Commentary  |  5/29/2013
Like CMOs, CFOs increasingly shape technology selections, Oracle-Accenture study finds. CIOs must look past the threat and find opportunities to collaborate.
BBC Suspends CTO Over Failed IT Project
News  |  5/28/2013
Botched Digital Media Initiative cost U.K. taxpayers £98 million, and may cost IT chief John Linwood his job.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Irving Kahn
Commentary  |  5/24/2013
The father of cable television was a visionary and a promoter extraordinaire, but never a candidate for sainthood.
CIO Tough Love: Agility Demands Increasing
News  |  5/23/2013
IT leaders, brace yourself for pain as you push for agility. Business needs are emerging so rapidly that tools don't exist to support them, said CIOs at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
Google's Amit Singh To Talk Enterprise Focus At E2
Commentary  |  5/22/2013
Amit Singh, president of Google Enterprise, will give the opening keynote at the upcoming E2 conference. We'll drill down with him on enterprise users' desire for forward-looking information.
Why Young IT Pros Should Consider Higher Ed
Commentary  |  5/22/2013
In the battle for tech talent, small colleges and universities have a lot to offer Gen Xers and Millennials.
6 Tips: How To Speak C-Suite
News  |  5/22/2013
To get better results in budget and project negotiations and make career path progress, IT pros must learn to speak less tech and more "boss."
Does London Tech Scene Need More Money?
News  |  5/22/2013
British investor timidity -- in contrast to U.S.'s "appetite for risk" -- is hurting Britain's chances of becoming another Silicon Valley, say London CEOs.
Rules For Radical CIOs
Commentary  |  5/20/2013
Saul Alinsky's controversial teachings changed slightly to apply to competitors and the business of technology. The first of two parts.
Should CIOs Hire Cyber Pinkertons?
Commentary  |  5/20/2013
If a full-on cyber war breaks out, what will your company do? Avoid the Internet or hire a cyber Pinkerton?
So You Want To Be A CIO? 4 Tips
Commentary  |  5/17/2013
If you have C-suite aspirations, consider these four pieces of advice from the school of hard knocks.
Innovation Isn't Working At 4 Out Of 5 Companies
Commentary  |  5/16/2013
Companies are too afraid of risk, among other factors, according to Accenture.
Vested IT Outsourcing Deals Avert A Catch-22
Commentary  |  5/16/2013
Customers and suppliers say they value innovation, but most outsourcing relationships end up becoming a race to the bottom. In "vested" outsourcing deals, both parties are vested in each other's success.
20 People Who Changed Tech: An Wang
Commentary  |  5/15/2013
How easy-to-use, single-application systems changed the face of computing, communications and business decision-making.
Why One IT Team Developed 'Techapalooza'
News  |  5/15/2013
Do it Best Corp., an Indiana-based hardware and building materials distributor, created Techapalooza, its own annual tech conference.
Apptio Wants To Be 'Workday Of IT'
News  |  5/15/2013
Apptio is pushing into Europe with its software that helps CIOs manage IT operations and monitor costs of IT services, backed by a $45 million round of venture funding.
CIO Profile: James Knight Of Chubb
News  |  5/14/2013
In his continuing role as insurer's chief information exec, Jim Knight's top goal is developing Chubb's data analytics capabilities.
Use Social Strategy To Focus Your Leadership, Board
Commentary  |  5/14/2013
Get your senior team involved in broadening your base, achieving growth and winning mindshare.
5 BI Requests IT Groups Must Challenge
Commentary  |  5/13/2013
If actionable business insight, the stuff of BI legend, is the Mt. Everest summit, know this: There's little point to building or buying a better ice pick if the climbing team has no arms.
5 Contrarian Tips On Innovation
Commentary  |  5/10/2013
Think small, don't partner with business units and don't treat innovation like an election.
20 Health IT Leaders Who Are Driving Change
News  |  5/10/2013
Innovation is tough amid today's regulatory checklists. These leaders are getting it done.
Financial Times Taps Former BBC Tech Heavyweight
News  |  5/10/2013
Multichannel expert John O'Donovan joins The Financial Times as new CTO, will help develop mobile strategy among other challenges.
BT Increases Profits, Broadband Market Share
News  |  5/10/2013
Ambitious fiber broadband investments appear to be paying off, as 51% of British broadband users are now BT customers.
Ireland Names First National CIO
News  |  5/9/2013
Former British government IT and EMC U.K. executive Bill McCluggage will lead national IT strategy for Ireland.
SF Giants CIO: Quit Bellyaching, Start Leading
Commentary  |  5/9/2013
San Francisco Giants' CIO Bill Schlough gives winning advice to InformationWeek CIO Summit attendees at Interop. If your CEO doesn't "get" IT value, lead by example, he says.
What IT Staffs Want More Than Salary
Commentary  |  5/8/2013
The 5 job factors that matter most to IT executives have nothing to do with compensation. Are you ready to deliver?
U.S. Homeland Security CIO Resigns
News  |  5/8/2013
Richard Spires, head of the Department of Homeland Security's IT operations, stepped down from his position on May 7.
HP's Hinshaw At Center Of 5-Year Turnaround Plan
Commentary  |  5/7/2013
As the leader of both IT and operations, John Hinshaw is uniquely positioned to get HP back on track.
FedEx Makes Strategic Shift
News  |  5/7/2013
As part of a broader strategy to cut costs and modernize its IT, FedEx offered a voluntary buyout to IT and select other workers as it adjusts its talent mix by giving more work to service providers.
Facebook's Frank Frankovsky: Open Compute Update
News  |  5/6/2013
Facebook's hardware design chief previews his Interop keynote by explaining why he decided to open source the company's data center designs.
Intel Decides Two Heads Better Than One
Commentary  |  5/3/2013
Intel's board sees synergy in replacing outgoing CEO Paul Otellini with two execs. Is the duo up to the formidable challenge ahead?
Why IT Spending Is Stuck In A Vicious Circle
News  |  5/2/2013
Respondents to our IT Spending Priorities Survey say they're playing catch-up.
Size Matters: Smaller Project Teams Are Better
Commentary  |  5/2/2013
Big teams can cost your organization time and money – and possibly the project itself. Here's how to pare down.
CIO Profiles: John Schanz Of Comcast Cable
News  |  5/1/2013
Assumptions can kill an IT project, cautions Comcast’s tech chief.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Ken Olsen
Commentary  |  5/1/2013
Before DEC, computing was scarce and precious. After DEC, computing costs dropped like a rock.
20 People Who Changed Tech: General Georges Doriot
Commentary  |  5/1/2013
Georges Doriot – aka "The General" – understood that prosperity requires both innovation and strong management. He used that philosophy to invent the venture capital industry.

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