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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in June 2013
Salesforce, Benioff Must Beware Oracle's Embrace
Commentary  |  6/29/2013
This new relationship holds much promise for Oracle, not so much for Salesforce. It reminds me of Captain Ahab's relationship with the great whale.
Take Social Collaboration To Next Level
Commentary  |  6/28/2013
Social collaboration for teams is important, but here's how to scale up using "creation spaces" of forums, videos and other networked tools.
Google Unveils Plans For London HQ
News  |  6/28/2013
Plans for the facility, located adjacent to King's Cross railway station, include a roof garden and space for an interior campus.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Steve Jobs
Commentary  |  6/28/2013
Apple co-founder, more artist than engineer, blew up the status quo in multiple industries.
Occum's App: 5 Barriers To Mobile Simplicity
Commentary  |  6/28/2013
Big enterprises are hard-wired to botch mobile apps design. But you can change your culture to avoid the pitfalls.
IT Visionary James Martin Dies
News  |  6/28/2013
British-born philanthropist and author of more than 100 books on computers, technology and society was a visionary who some say predicted the Internet.
Oracle's Week Of Mega Deals Leaves Questions
Commentary  |  6/28/2013
As CEO Marc Benioff heaps compliments on Larry Ellison, what's the future for Oracle cloud apps,
Good Employee, Selfish Employee
Commentary  |  6/27/2013
Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting your company or organization.
CEO Innovation Talk Is Cheap
Commentary  |  6/27/2013
When your CEO praises the company's readiness for digital disruption, don't believe him until he helps break down the walls that stifle innovation.
Why U.S. Must Invest In Internet-Connected Infrastructure
Commentary  |  6/27/2013
A hybrid infrastructure that combines physical foundations such as roads, buildings and the power grid with the Internet and sensor networks will pay off for the U.S.
Microsoft Understands Its Windows 8 Mistakes, Finally
Commentary  |  6/27/2013
At Build conference, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acknowledges that aspects of Windows 8 have bugged users -- and promises to address the issues.
10 Job Search Tools For Recent Grads
Slideshows  |  6/26/2013
These mobile apps and sites give an edge to anyone entering the workforce or seeking a new job.
3 Reasons Voice Will Finally Come To The Web
Commentary  |  6/26/2013
Siri is teaching us to talk to and not just type on our devices. But will we be comfortable recording all our conversations to make voice a searchable app?
iPads In The Classroom: Worth Doing Right
Commentary  |  6/24/2013
Tablets in K-12 and higher education should not be technology for technology's sake.
GE Expands Its Internet Of Things
News  |  6/21/2013
General Electric adds a public cloud and new data management tools to make it easier for its customers to massage the massive amount of data generated by industrial sensors.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Bill Gates
Commentary  |  6/20/2013
Bill Gates has gone from the most hated man in the industry to an incomparable technologist, businessman and philanthropist.
4 Ways CIOs Can Unleash Digital Disruption
Commentary  |  6/20/2013
Here's how CIOs can help break down internal barriers to help their companies stay ahead of the digital disruption curve.
Employee Engagement: Management Snake Oil Won't Help
Commentary  |  6/19/2013
The keys to motivated workers are resources, clear priorities and feedback. So before worrying about gamification, let's focus on organizational fundamentals.
In Higher Education, Fewer Women Graduate To CIO
Commentary  |  6/18/2013
Plenty of women hold leadership positions in higher education technology departments. So why is the percentage of females in the CIO seat declining?
Mobile Boom Means More Work For IT
Commentary  |  6/18/2013
IT will become more active in mobile development and management as the number of mobile device users doubles in the next five years, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Spotting The Right Time To Innovate
Commentary  |  6/13/2013
Everyone likes to talk about changing the game, but how do you actually see and shift the field?
Stop Being A Hated IT Overlord
Commentary  |  6/13/2013
Recent research suggests that only 30% of workers are fully engaged in their job. We can't fix corporate dysfunction until we break down bureaucracy and do right by our employees.
InformationWeek's Most Important Cover Stories
Slideshows  |  6/13/2013
We're giving up our paper magazine to go all-digital. Here's a look back at some of our best magazine work over 28 terrifically turbulent years.
How Linux Foundation Runs Its Virtual Office
Commentary  |  6/13/2013
Cost savings is only part of the picture behind the nonprofit's remote workforce strategy. Linux Foundation exec says the virtual office has made the team more productive and innovative, and happier in their jobs.
Rules For Radical CIOs: Part 2
Commentary  |  6/12/2013
How do Saul Alinsky's rules for activists apply to tech executives? Let us keep counting the ways.
Digital Business Requires Dose Of Humility
Commentary  |  6/12/2013
The payoffs and opportunities are far from clear.
A New InformationWeek Era
Commentary  |  6/12/2013
Our last print magazine ushers in a renewed commitment to innovating online, in digital magazines and in world-class live events.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Tom Watson Jr.
Commentary  |  6/12/2013
Watson's early, $5 billion bet on computers made IBM an institution and moved him out of the shadow of his iconic father.
CIO Profiles: Barry Grant Of iQor
News  |  6/12/2013
This tech chief is most proud of his work helping get a credit union's data center up and running after 9/11.
Why Innovation Fails: The Past Vs. Future Problem
Commentary  |  6/10/2013
Sustainable innovation efforts call for integrating two competing ways of thinking about a business.
NSA Dragnet Debacle: What It Means To IT
Commentary  |  6/7/2013
PRISM shows companies can't assume their data is safe in the hands of commercial providers.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Steve Case
Commentary  |  6/7/2013
AOL's CEO built a compelling case for the true Internet that followed.
CIOs Need To Improve Budget Practices, Says Study
News  |  6/5/2013
To keep up with the fast pace of business, CIOs must shift their budget strategy to bolster employee productivity.
CIO Profiles: Randall Spratt Of McKesson
News  |  6/4/2013
Healthcare apps have potential, but they’re not living up to it yet, this tech chief says.

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