Profile of Eric LundquistVP & Editorial Analyst for InformationWeek Business Technology Network
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VP and Editorial Analyst, InformationWeek
Articles by Eric Lundquist
Engagement is the big marketing buzzword for 2013, says Geoffrey Moore, the king of chasm crossing. How will CMOs do it?
Love your carrier -- and your huge monthly bill? Then read no further. But if you'd jump at a better deal, Ubuntu might just fit the bill.
CIO Brett Goldstein says Chicago's 30,000 civil servants will migrate from their current email and desktop applications to Microsoft 365.
Consumer Electronics Shows have launched great technologies like VCRs and HDTVs, but many product reveals turn out to be duds. Here are some of the worst.
The looming issue in big data isn't technology but the privacy and ethics decisions associated with how, when and if results should be provided.
Even with its consumer focus, the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 has plenty of food for thought for IT leaders.
The old role of outsourcers -- doing repetitive stuff overseas because it is a lot cheaper -- is history. See what's coming to take its place.
Unlike the disappointing tech startups of the late 1990s, healthcare IT will continue to grow because it addresses problems the medical industry has yet to solve.
Take the reins in these key areas and you will win a place back at the big table in leading your company's technology efforts.
NBA teams' IT executives explain how and why they decided among on-premises, hybrid and hosted technology services.
The role of the CIO is changing rapidly. These innovations could help you keep pace and increase the value of your business.
With human resources, marketing and other departments going in different technological directions, IT's new mission is to tie all the company's services securely together.
Big data analytics have proven their mettle in predicting baseball and election success. How can you make them work for your business?
From infrastructure to tech education, here's what I want to see on the to-do list for the next four years.
If you are not watching these developments, your business is missing out. Here's what Gartner's annual top 10 tech trends list missed.
We handicap Gartner's annual list of top enterprise IT trends, including mobile, cloud, and big data. Check out the ranking and consider what's missing.
Transformation marked by focus on growth rather than cost, from automation to "amplification," and from IT to technology, says analyst.
CIOs need to spend on finding and building a pool of big data skills, Gartner execs say.
How can your business profit from the new digital glue, application programming interfaces? E2 Innovate keynote panelists will explain.
Year Up director to discuss program that teaches tech skills to Bay Area students and helps them get industry jobs at E2 Innovate conference.
Is the role of the CIO to be an innovator or a custodian? Two leading CIOs share advice on how to become the innovation champion in your company.
It's a classic IT influence problem: Can you leave the break-fix cycle behind? Consider this advice from Interop keynote speakers.
Most employees outside of IT don’t call their IT teams very innovative, yet most believe technology is growing in importance, our research shows. Can IT still be the hero?
Formerly an acquisitions team leader at Microsoft, Spain now seeks innovation as a venture capitalist, focusing on cloud, social, mobile, and consumerized technologies.
Chief innovation officer. Chief infrastructure officer. Chief integration officer. Chief intelligence officer. Can you handle all four jobs?
Beyond the bearded coders and men in black suits was a trove of security best practices for enterprise IT.
Mobile device management is about a lot more than managing and monitoring mobile devices. It's a crucial CIO strategy challenge.
MIT Sloan CIO Symposium debates whether CIOs should let a 1,000 innovation projects bloom and examines when to keep legacy systems operating.
While Apple grabs a bigger part of the laptop market, Amazon continues to build on its cloud track record.
What can IT leaders learn from the visualization techniques NASA used to create the Blue Marble earth images? Check out our video interview with one of the project's key developers.
Under extreme budget pressure, federal IT leaders adopt shared services and build mobile app stores as they shift dollars where most needed.
At this year's Enterprise Connect conference, vendors showed plenty of enthusiasm and promise toward real enterprise interoperability. Here are a few standouts.
University of Missouri's Appistry-powered big-data analysis could help create disease-resistant plants to feed the world's hungry. Check out our video interview with the scientist leading the charge.
Picture five senior executives huddled around the water cooler, all carrying tablets and ready to build a multimedia presentation. Now picture slow network speeds and videos that won't play.
Mobile, cloud, and social technologies have blurred enterprise security borders. Look for a thorough examination of that reality at the RSA conference.
Three trends just now emerging will alter the social network landscape.
BI moves from the back room to the conference room and travels beyond enterprise walls, while really big data drives strategy.
I take on four big tech predictions for 2012, from mobile to social--and dish up three of my own.
The business technology sector went through a lot of changes in 2011. What follows is my list of the most important themes, events, products, and people of the past year.
Purchase is latest move as enterprise software vendors race to develop a cloud presence and offer business resources to customers eager to use cloud-based services.
This nearly 30-year-old product should be headed for the sunset villa in this age of smartphones, cloud computing, and Facebook.
Adding a robust enterprise social network to your priority agenda is a must. Here's how to get going.