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 May 2008
If there's such a thing as a business technology profession of the future, it's in developing, building, managing, and cultivating global supply chains.
Some vendors want to engage in a debate about the merits of premises-based vs. single- and multitenant vs. hosted software architectures. Customers will decide which make the most business sense.
Is the merger another Compaq economies-of-scale play? HP should be so lucky.
IBM's alignment with Google around Linux and Internet standards should have its longtime rival sweating sans Yahoo.
It can be unsettling, but those who seek out change will find that it creates more career paths than it cuts off.