September 2008

Leadership and strategic planning

  • EmTech08 and the Black Swan: A lesson in jargon

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 26 Sep 2008
  • I sneaked away from my desk this week to attend a few sessions at the Emerging Technologies conference on the MIT campus. Even in small doses, the event can overwhelm with its rush of ideas, ...

  • Work email: When it just can’t wait until morning

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 25 Sep 2008
  • With the growing popularity of smartphones and business VPNs, it's getting tougher and tougher to let an email just sit in your inbox unread for any period of time - even in what are technically ...

  • A CIO by way of Jack Welch

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 25 Sep 2008
  • I recently interviewed Carole Cotter, CIO of Lifespan Corp., a health care system affiliated with Brown Medical School in Providence. R.I. Cotter talked about how her IT department balances the ...

  • Lehman and IT and Bear Stearns, oh my!

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 19 Sep 2008
  • When I saw the pictures of Lehman Brothers employees leaving the New York headquarters with cardboard boxes of belongings and dressed down in weekend wear, I wondered if there were IT people among ...

  • Palin’s Yahoo! hack raises security concerns

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 18 Sep 2008
  • In more Sarah Palin/IT news...maybe there's a good reason for John McCain's professed aversion to e-mail. He's selected a more tech-savvy running mate, but she's quickly become a poster child for ...

  • A CIO syllabus for discovering your inner leader

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 18 Sep 2008
  • From the folks at the Society for Information Management, here is the book list for the incoming 2009 class of the Regional Leadership Forum (RLF). The Regional Leadership Forum is a nine-month ...

  • Sarah Palin as CEO? Fiorina thinks not

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 16 Sep 2008
  • What's more difficult: being the CEO of a large IT company, or serving as president of the United States? Appearing on a KTRS Radio show in St. Louis Tuesday, Carly Fiorina, the former ...

  • What did you think of our salary and careers report?

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 12 Sep 2008
  • In case you missed it, launched its Salary and Careers Special Report last week, and we've noticed that there have been a lot of visitors to our stories. So I'd like to provide a ...

  • Why Wall-E should matter to you

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 12 Sep 2008
  • Who's seen the movie Wall-E? You know, the tale of a loveable robot left behind on Earth to clean up humans' messes while humans headed off on a cruise-style spaceship, gained a lot of weight, and ...

  • Think like a hacker (and other World of Warcraft-inspired musings)

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 05 Sep 2008
  • Yesterday, I attended Forrester's security forum in Boston. In one of the morning sessions, "Exploiting Online Games," Gary McGraw, chief technology officer at Cigital (and co-author of a book by ...

  • Google Chrome not so shiny?

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 05 Sep 2008
  • I've yet to weigh in on Chrome, Google's new web browser, largely because this has been a really busy post-Labor Day week and I haven't yet had the chance to try it out myself. But I've been ...

  • CIO leaders are born and made

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 02 Sep 2008
  • Today, on we're talking leadership with Bob Rouse, professor of computer science at Washington University in St.Louis and a program director the Regional Leadership Forum, a CIO ...