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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation posted in November 2011
Security Tips Cyber Monday Madness Teaches Us
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
You're not as locked down as you think. It's utterly impossible to secure an organization without having the buy-in of the employees.
AT&T-T-Mobile Wrangling: What A Waste
Commentary  |  11/29/2011
Imagine if all the time and money spent on the wheeling and dealing around this merger were channeled into actually creating something of value.
Cloud Computing's Unintended Consequences
Commentary  |  11/29/2011
Wise CIOs will gravitate toward services, become more data-driven, and factor more frequent usage spikes into their capacity planning.
How Defense IT Will Cope With Billions In Cuts
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
The Pentagon is betting that spending on technology can save money and help it meet huge cuts in the defense budget that have been ordered and additional cuts that may be on the way.
Mobile's Big Cyber Monday: RIM's Not Merry
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
Cyber Monday means mobile Monday for many buyers this year. Are you finally ready to trade in your beloved BlackBerry?
HP Earnings Fall Short, Whitman Looks To Future
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
Meg Whitman's HP is focused more on the next decade than the next quarter, she says. And her HP has plenty of use for the personal systems business.
Use Metrics To Steer The IT Value Conversation
Commentary  |  11/17/2011
Discussions with business colleagues must move to a higher level. Here's how to build credibility and trust.
CIO Profiles: Monte E. Ford of American Airlines And AMR
News  |  11/17/2011
This CIO wouldn't let doubters stand in his way.
It's A New Dell
Commentary  |  11/16/2011
Michael Dell talks customer outcomes, not infrastructure, as he sits down with InformationWeek editors--but he's got plenty of PC fight left in him.
Mobility Is The New Wild West
Commentary  |  11/16/2011
It will be tough for our sales reps to keep up, and we're going to see have and have-nots. What's a CIO to do?
CIO Profiles: Robert Urwiler Of Vail Resorts
News  |  11/16/2011
It's time to embrace the consumerization of IT, says this CIO.
Dell Earnings Don't Tell Big Transformation Story
News  |  11/15/2011
Two years ago, Dell talked up a transformational message--that fell flat, reinforcing its image as little more than a box pusher. Now it's clear that Dell has stayed the course.
Net Neutrality Saved, But Who Cares?
Commentary  |  11/15/2011
Net neutrality is a distraction. If the FCC focused on creating real broadband competition, net neutrality would solve itself.
What Will Eat Your IT Job?
Commentary  |  11/14/2011
HCL says virtualization and cloud technologies are automating the roles that it used to fill with lots of H-1B workers.
Why Ford Just Became A Software Company
Commentary  |  11/14/2011
Ford is upgrading its in-vehicle software on a huge scale, embracing all the customer expectations and headaches that come with the development lifecycle.
Foreigners Don't Take IT Jobs, They Create Them
Commentary  |  11/9/2011
Research shows that immigrant-founded companies generate billions in revenue and employ hundreds of thousands of Americans, so why do so many people want to seal our borders?
How To Speed Up Key IT Projects
Commentary  |  11/9/2011
Lessons learned from 54 intense, team-oriented hours at Startup Weekend in Charlotte, N.C.
How To Get One Version Of The Truth
Commentary  |  11/7/2011
Employees need one data source they can trust. There's a critical first step leaders can take that will show the data's worth having in the first place.
How To Cultivate High-Potential IT Leaders
Commentary  |  11/7/2011
Seeking a new IT job opportunity or trying to retain your organization's best talent? Consider this advice from a 40-year industry veteran.
CIO Profiles: Scott Zimmerman Of CenterPoint Properties
News  |  11/7/2011
Lesson this CIO learned from a software installation gone bad: Speak up!
Whitman Refines HP's Tech Leadership Team
Commentary  |  11/4/2011
Boeing exec John Hinshaw brings experience in IT, business development, and complex, global supply chains.
Avnet CIO Talks Cloud, BYOD
Commentary  |  11/2/2011
Cost savings is a big consideration, says Avnet CIO Steve Phillips, but the global electronics distributor sees other advantages to giving employees choices.
Windows 8 Vs.The Post-PC Era
Commentary  |  11/2/2011
Windows 8 borrows ideas from the shiny new world of tablets, but bumps up against old-world IT concerns around upgrades.
Pentagon CIO's Tech Revamp: 4 Priorities
Commentary  |  11/2/2011
With a new enterprise IT plan in hand, Teri Takai outlines what's next as the Department of Defense looks to introduce new technologies while strengthening its cyber defenses.
Why Apple's Siri Will Change Everything
Commentary  |  11/1/2011
Apple's iOS digital assistant, Siri, will be as big or bigger than the iPad. It's the beginning of actually useful natural language processing.


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