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 November 2008
He calls for bold government-supported R&D and infrastructure programs, starting with energy and extending to other tech sectors. But how far should the government reach -- and meddle?
Of course it does -- but employers are looking for well-rounded people, not just a resume of certs.
Don't be dragged kicking and screaming onto the emerging business technology campus.
U.S. companies and other organizations that handle lots of employee and customer data (isn't that just about everyone?) need to view privacy as a formal practice, to the point where it can become a competitive differentiator, according to one of the nation's leading privacy executives.
Before we go seeking legislative help for the so-called IT talent shortage, let's make sure we're really looking for and nurturing talent where it's now readily available.