IT in vertical markets
- April 01, 2008
As French wine and spirits giant Pernod takes on Absolut, CIO Beatrice Leon no doubt is absolute-ly ready.
- March 27, 2008
More than 4 million credit and debit card numbers were pilfered over three months from Hannaford Bros. Co. supermarket chain. The lesson for CIOs? A PCI checklist is not enough.
- February 13, 2008
Will Wal-Mart's mandate requiring Sam's Clubs to use RFID finally transform technology? Read and listen to one analyst's view.
- December 12, 2007
Pressured by lobbyists, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appoints veteran IT exec Teresa Takai as the Golden State's first statewide CIO. Better haul out that suit of armor, say analysts.
- December 11, 2007
Following a very public bankruptcy, a beleaguered California utility brought in a new team of executives to turn the company around and improve the efficiency of their data center. Among them was Patricia Lawicki, who made some progressive ...
- November 21, 2007
With a relocated Turkey Talk-Line call center and SAP system at the ready, America's most recognized turkey brand has the oven on for the holidays.
- September 25, 2007
At AFCOM's Data Center World, technical architect Doug Hall explains how capacity management and forecasting has enabled his company to grow at a rapid rate and earn executive support for data center construction.
- September 19, 2007
A 15-month study by health experts and vendors tests electronic health record systems -- and the grade is not good.
- September 13, 2007
Visa's deadlines for PCI data security standard compliance have large retailers scrambling. But experts have little sympathy for those who've waited. The TJX breach should have been incentive enough.
- September 01, 2007
Telco companies have run out of chances to get their bills correct for one CIO.
- August 21, 2007
It's a marriage made in Mensa: A law firm and a seasoned vendor figure out how to marry content management to litigation services to come up with a tool that does everything but argue cases.
- August 07, 2007
With students and professors so mobile on his campus, a university CIO adopted a new monitoring technology to identify users and better understand network behavior.
- August 02, 2007
One analyst firm expects a growing number of companies will hire legal specialists (with some IT background) to control costs and improve processes for dealing with electronic discovery.
- July 11, 2007
The Deloitte & Touche 2007 offshoring report finds a gulf between the "best and the rest." Size of operations matters. So does quality.
- June 19, 2007
Just another process? Perhaps. But for one firm, going from no process to being process-centric turned it into a well-tuned IT organization.