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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation posted in December 2011
HP Chairman Ray Lane: Focus On Innovation
News  |  12/30/2011
As HP emerges from one of the most tumultuous years in its history, the company's Chairman talks about how the company will tackle the competition, and return to its roots of invention and innovation.
Best Tech Predictions Of 2012
Commentary  |  12/27/2011
I take on four big tech predictions for 2012, from mobile to social--and dish up three of my own.
10 IT Shifts In 2012: Exclusive Research
Commentary  |  12/27/2011
Put predictions aside: InformationWeek Research yields hard data about what's up (analytics) and down (Windows Mobile) in 2012. Take a look at your peers' IT plans.
5 Lessons From Federal IT Project Reviews
News  |  12/21/2011
TechStat IT oversight program saved more than $900 million, offers insights for IT managers from all sectors.
Top 20 IT Trends In 2011
Commentary  |  12/19/2011
The business technology sector went through a lot of changes in 2011. What follows is my list of the most important themes, events, products, and people of the past year.
12 Epic Tech Fails Of 2011
Slideshows  |  12/16/2011
From Apotheker to Zuckerberg, tech chiefs had plenty of time on the hot seat this year. Take a look back at the notable product, strategy, and security fails of 2011.
Top 10 Tech Acquisitions Of 2011
Commentary  |  12/16/2011
Among the trends that drove the biggest M&A deals: software as a service, mobility, big data, and social networking.
5 Twists On 2012's Big Tech Trends
Commentary  |  12/15/2011
Forget big-bang changes: 2012 will bring important but incremental advances in trends such as social and mobile. Consider how your enterprise will tap into these five, Forrester Research advises.
From Social Business To Superlinear Corporation
Commentary  |  12/15/2011
How do we make corporations more like cities, which get more productive as they grow bigger? Help me with my ongoing research project.
SAP Finally Picks Up The Pace On Cloud
Commentary  |  12/15/2011
Its SuccessFactors acquisition is just part of its newfound urgency.
2012 IT Outlook: More Projects, Tepid Hiring Plans
News  |  12/15/2011
Our annual Outlook 2012 survey finds 30% of companies still expect an IT hiring freeze, even as interest rises in emerging data center, social, and tablet technologies.
CIO Profiles: John D. Halamka Of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
News  |  12/15/2011
This CIO sees a big future for mobility when it comes to healthcare technology.
12 Enterprise IT Resolutions For 2012
Slideshows  |  12/12/2011
From taking mobile to the next level to preparing for a hybrid cloud world, we offer a dozen suggestions for moving toward progressive IT.
IT Leader Survival Guide For 2012: 5 Must-Do's
Commentary  |  12/9/2011
Try these best practices on for size in the new year. It wouldn't kill you to floss more, either.
How Starbucks Taps 7 Tech Trends
Slideshows  |  12/8/2011
Starbucks put mobile payments on the menu early, but it's just warming up with cloud computing and big data analytics. Here are 7 ways that Starbucks CIO Stephen Gillett, InformationWeek's 2011 Chief of the Year, utilizes emerging tech.
Carrier IQ: Just A Little Evil?
Commentary  |  12/6/2011
Carrier IQ software may collect far less data than first reported, but Pandora's out of the box, and it's time for carriers to disclose all information collection to enterprises and other end users.
SAP Builds Out Services Menu With SuccessFactors
Commentary  |  12/5/2011
Purchase is latest move as enterprise software vendors race to develop a cloud presence and offer business resources to customers eager to use cloud-based services.
Valley View: Tune In For Hot Trends, Cool Toys
Commentary  |  12/5/2011
Valley View, InformationWeek's live web TV show, will feature HP's Ray Lane, Box.net's Aaron Levie, holiday tech gift ideas, and more. Tune in December 7 at 4 pm PT.
Microsoft Office, Enjoy Your Retirement
Commentary  |  12/2/2011
This nearly 30-year-old product should be headed for the sunset villa in this age of smartphones, cloud computing, and Facebook.
7 Ways IT Can Improve Customer Service
Commentary  |  12/2/2011
Take these concrete steps to get closer to customers and help your company's marketing and customer service teams do a better job.
IT's 2012 Resolution: Stop The Hand-Wringing
Commentary  |  12/1/2011
How can the myth of IT's shrinking relevance persist, with so many companies making huge bets based on their faith in technology?
10 Social Networking Tips For CIOs
Commentary  |  12/1/2011
Adding a robust enterprise social network to your priority agenda is a must. Here's how to get going.
CIO Profiles: Maryann Goebel Of Fiserv
News  |  12/1/2011
GM's Ralph Szygenda was a "tough love" coach for this CIO.
5 Big Cloud Trends For 2012
News  |  12/1/2011
Cloud computing has made it easier for companies to experiment and innovate, and the trend will accelerate in the coming year.
Starbucks' Stephen Gillett: InformationWeek's IT Chief of The Year
News  |  12/1/2011
Starbucks' CIO blends technology, marketing, and innovation, a winning formula in our annual recognition of IT leadership.


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