Profile of Rob PrestonVP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 338
Rob Preston currently serves as VP and editor in chief of InformationWeek, where he oversees the editorial content and direction of its various website, digital magazine, Webcast, live and virtual event, and other products. Rob has 25 years of experience in high-tech publishing and media, during which time he has been a senior-level editor at CommunicationsWeek, CommunicationsWeek International, InternetWeek, and Network Computing. Rob has a B.A. in journalism from St. Bonaventure University and an M.A. in economics from Binghamton University.
Articles by Rob Preston
posted in October 2008
Many customers still don't understand what "the cloud" is. Vendors don't help when they use the term to describe just about any product--or planned product--delivered from or touching a data center.
The industry is going to have to learn how to let its guard down, an especially tall order when communications are sanitized by lawyers, compliance officers, and PR handlers.
The position has never been more critical, but the days are numbered for those execs who act like it's still 1990 ... or even 2006.
Aspiring CIOs and other career fast trackers must consider opportunities outside the IT organization
This country's economic and social future hinges on its ability to prepare today's kids for the tech-centric rigors of tomorrow's workforce, argues the SAS founder and CEO.