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 February 2007
If your culture insulates departments from creative destruction, discourages risk-taking, and thus resists bringing customers into company decision-making, then your organization faces huge problems.
Some 89% of the customer organizations surveyed by KPMG say they plan to maintain or increase their current level of outsourcing. So why do many of the other survey findings paint such an unflattering picture of these relationships?
The big, acquisitive infrastructure vendors insist that security inevitably will be built into their architectures, but critics rightly warn of the pitfalls of a fully integrated approach.
It's not about replacing seasoned veterans with cheaper talent. It's about cultivating a culture where new technology approaches can thrive.