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 2009
Even in a tech economy dominated by vendor consolidation and customer cost cutting, plenty of innovation is still happening.
"Only a crisis--actual or perceived--produces real change." Consider that observation, from the late, great University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman, a rallying cry for business technology execs who need to pull some positive outcomes from what could otherwise be a paralyzing recession. It is for Eastern Mountain Sports CIO Jeffrey Neville, who sees the current economic mess as an opportunity for everyone at the company to think differently about almost everything: supplier and customer r
The leadership mantle at SAP is officially changing hands this month, as Léo Apotheker, co-CEO for a year, officially takes over from Henning Kagermann. The 55-year-old Apotheker, who's delivering the keynote address this morning at the enterprise software company's Sapphire conference in Orlando, Fla., stopped off in New York City yesterday to talk with a dozen local journalists. Among the highlights:
Employer demand for foreign workers isn't just a function of greed, even if the system is far from perfect.