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 August 2012
Union Pacific is spending hundreds of millions on IT each year for the federal plan aimed at making train accidents less likely.
The railroad often finds off-the-shelf software and hardware is too expensive and isn't tuned to its needs.
Union Pacific has to put a lot of energy into internships and recruiting to lure its IT talent.
Outsourcing remains pervasive in both the public and private sectors, and it's not going away, despite the widespread backlash.