Content by RobPreston - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Content by RobPreston
Member Since: November 15, 2013
Blog Posts: 336
Posts: 358

Most Recently Posted

All (100)           Blogs (25)           Comments (75)          
Net Neutrality: Wellspring Of Terrible Analogies
Commentary  |  12/15/2014
What is it about the net neutrality debate that inspires so many uninformed opinions and misguided comparisons?
IT Chief Of The Year: Bank Of America's Cathy Bessant
News  |  12/1/2014
Bessant leads BofA's 100,000-person technology and operations group as the bank scraps back from financial and regulatory disaster. Her formula: Steady, reliable performance over glitz.
Bank of America Tech Chief Cathy Bessant: What I Believe
News  |  12/1/2014
InformationWeek's 2014 Chief of the Year shares what being a cancer survivor taught her, why she dislikes rock-star CIOs, and more.
CDOs Replace CIOs? I'm Not Buying It
Commentary  |  11/5/2014
Marketing-minded chief digital officers aren't technical enough to lead the changes that companies need to make.
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
CIO Vs. CMO: Can't We All Just Get Along?
News  |  10/29/2014
PwC chief technologist Chris Curran discusses how to turn infighting between IT and marketing into a productive partnership.
Comment: Be Careful - RobPreston - 10/9/2014
Amazon Isn't Evil
Commentary  |  10/7/2014
The online retailer has its faults, but it's competing in business, not a bridge tournament.
3 Trends Make Digital Disruption An Urgent Priority
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
Join us at our InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit to sharpen your leadership skills and expand your strategic thinking about digital business.
Comment: Re: Solution - RobPreston - 9/24/2014
Comment: Public Menace - RobPreston - 9/22/2014
Comment: Excellent Metaphor - RobPreston - 9/18/2014
CIO Worries: Security, Talent & (Sadly) 'Alignment'
Commentary  |  9/10/2014
SIM IT Trends Study also shows IT spending trending up.
Comment: Re: A Gem - RobPreston - 9/8/2014
Comment: Takeaway - RobPreston - 9/5/2014
Comment: Re: Fine lines - RobPreston - 9/5/2014
Digital Disruption Uber-Style Is Never Pretty
Commentary  |  9/4/2014
The legal and regulatory backlash that ride-sharing company Uber faces in Germany will play out across many more industries.
10 Secret Reasons Ballmer Bought LA Clippers
Slideshows  |  9/2/2014
Sure, running an NBA team can be fun and exciting, but here are the real reasons former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer paid $2 billion of his own money for the franchise.
Comment: Re: Yes and no - RobPreston - 7/23/2014
SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/21/2014
Gaurav Dhillon says IT organizations need to change as quickly as the technology they deal with.
Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/21/2014
Anaplan CEO says the well known saying "the world is getting flat" should also apply to IT organizations.
Microsoft Shows Tech 'Monopolies' Don't Last
Commentary  |  7/18/2014
As nature abhors a vacuum, innovators abhor a monopoly, especially in the fast-paced IT industry.
Digital Business Reality Check: InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  7/14/2014
Accenture's Mark McDonald, SnapLogic's Gaurav Dhillon, and UPMC's Rebecca Kaul weigh in on the practicalities of digital transformation.
Accenture Strategy Talks Digital Strategy & Digital Disruption
Accenture Strategy Talks Digital Strategy & Digital Disruption
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2014
Mark McDonald discusses the need for a new definition of "digital" that is no longer based on something you own.
Digital Strategy/Disruption: SnapLogic Interview
Digital Strategy/Disruption: SnapLogic Interview
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2014
SnapLogic CEO discusses how digital disruption will create new revenue streams in a variety of industries.
UPMC Tech Dev Center Chief Discusses Digital Strategy/Disruption
UPMC Tech Dev Center Chief Discusses Digital Strategy/Disruption
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2014
Rebecca Kaul discusses the importance of a separate development group that isn't part of core IT operations.
Comment: Trying Too Hard? - RobPreston - 7/11/2014
Comment: Parody - RobPreston - 6/30/2014
Comment: Half Baked? - RobPreston - 6/27/2014
Which IT Is Really Core? InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
Box's Aaron Levie, GM's Randy Mott, and others weigh in on the role of outsourcing, insourcing, cloud.
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: Box
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: Box
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/23/2014
Box CEO Aaron Levie discusses how to determine which IT systems are core for gaining competitive advantage.
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: General Motors
IT For Competitive Advantage Interview: General Motors
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/23/2014
Randy Mott, CIO at GM, discusses the challenges of how to scale core IT systems without losing agility.
Supreme Court Toughens Business Process Patent Test
Commentary  |  6/20/2014
Unanimous ruling says that an "abstract idea" isn't patent-eligible just because computers are used to apply it.
Comment: Join Us - RobPreston - 6/2/2014
Age Discrimination In IT: Know The Law
Commentary  |  6/2/2014
Join us for a lively discussion and Q&A with a legal expert on this important topic for IT job seekers and managers.
Comment: Welcome - RobPreston - 5/22/2014
Comment: Re: Postal Service - RobPreston - 5/21/2014
Comment: Re: Postal Service - RobPreston - 5/20/2014
Comment: Re: Postal Service - RobPreston - 5/19/2014
FCC Net Neutrality Flap: Fast Lanes Don't Scare Me
Commentary  |  5/19/2014
Only the status quo will keep the Internet 'open,' net neutrality advocates insist. But a refined approach may ignite more network investment.
Comment: Slug Of A Boss - RobPreston - 5/19/2014
Comment: Leave Of Absence - RobPreston - 5/13/2014
Comment: Re: Why the intro? - RobPreston - 5/13/2014
Comment: Market Forces - RobPreston - 4/30/2014
Comment: Blow Your Own Horn - RobPreston - 4/30/2014
Comment: Honeymoon - RobPreston - 4/28/2014
Top 10 Secret Reasons Microsoft CEO Ballmer Retired
Slideshows  |  4/26/2014
Steve Ballmer didn't get the credit he deserved, as evidenced by Microsoft's strong financial position when he resigned. Here are 10 reasons you've never heard about why he stepped down.
Comment: Re: In our out - RobPreston - 4/23/2014
Comment: Re: Poaching - RobPreston - 4/22/2014

The State of Cloud Computing - Fall 2020
The State of Cloud Computing - Fall 2020
Download this report to compare how cloud usage and spending patterns have changed in 2020, and how respondents think they'll evolve over the next two years.
Why 2021 May Turn Out to be a Great Year for Tech Startups
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author,  2/24/2021
How GIS Data Can Help Fix Vaccine Distribution
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  2/17/2021
11 Ways DevOps Is Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  2/18/2021
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you.
White Papers
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll