Leadership Archives - Page 98

BurstPoint CFO speaks out on challenges, lessons learned

Name: Terenzio Volpicelli Age: 37 Time with company: One year Education: Graduate of Bryant University Company headquarters: Westborough, Massachusetts Number of employees: Fewer than 50 About the company: BurstPoint Networks offers a video

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Nancy Weil

Invest more in digital infrastructure, warns TechRev Innovator

At a night celebrating Calgary's entrepreneurial tech success, one mobile video distribution business executive warned that the growth of Canada'a digital startups could be hampered unless more is done to improve Internet infrastructure.

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

9 must have IT skills for 2012

Slowly but surely, many companies are loosening their viselike grips on IT hiring and looking to add new staffers to bolster business growth in the year ahead.That trend is reflected in Computerworld's annual

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Rick Saia

Windows 8 developer preview: extensive hands-on review

After spending several days with the Developer Preview of Windows 8 on a PC, it's clear that Microsoft's new operating system -- which offers two separate interfaces, Metro and Desktop -- is a

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Preston Gralla

Backlash to Facebook changes is no surprise

Facebook users love to rage about redesigns, and new changes to thesite's News Feed have already triggered the predicable response.Users are complaining about the changes, which emphasizealgorithmically important status updates instead of recent

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 Jared Newman

Complete guide to Intel’s new Ultrabooks

The Ultrabook, a new class of ultraportable laptops defined byIntel, has been making waves lately as the next major step in laptopdesign. These ultraslim and lightweight laptops promise to combine the conveniences of

Published on: September 20th, 2011 Melanie Pinola

Canada a country of ‘underperfomers’, says Conference Board

Disappointed by Canada’s poor global competitiveness ranking, theConference Board of Canada is launching a new initiative to makeCanadian companies more innovative. The Centre for Business Innovationwill explore why Canadian firms are not world

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Christine Wong

Windows 8 unveiled: Five ways you’ll use it differently

Microsoft Corp. unveiled a developer preview of its next major operating system release, Windows 8, at today's Build conference in Anaheim, Calif.Designed to fit both the desktop environment as well as mobile tablet

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Brian Jackson

7 IT superheroes and their weaknesses

IT superheroes can't fly -- at least, not without an airplane. Theydon't possess X-ray vision or super strength. They won't be foundwearing capes or spandex (at work). But the geeks who save the

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Dan Tynan

Whatever happened to last year’s IT start-ups to watch?

Last year, Network World identified a group of tech start-ups poised to develop innovative technology for a new age of cloud computing, virtualization and mobility. Nearly one year later, several of the companies

Published on: September 12th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Toronto, Montreal in top 20 of IBM’s Commuter Pain Index

Toronto and Montreal made the top 20 in a global list of cities with the worst commutes to work, with gridlock stress among Toronto commuters up by more than 25 percent since last

Published on: September 12th, 2011 Ann Bednarz

IBM pledges $1 billion financing for SMBs

IBM has pledged US$1 billion in financing to help small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) procure certain IBM systems and services, the company announced Thursday."SMBs face difficulties in access to financing. They may not

Published on: September 9th, 2011 Joab Jackson

Replacing Steve Jobs: lessons learned from other tech CEO transitions

Now that Steve Jobs has stepped down as Apple's CEO, it's an understatement to say that his successor, Apple COO Tim Cook, has mighty big shoes to fill. Cook--who Jobs singled out to

Published on: September 7th, 2011 Eric Mack

Google trims product offerings

Google is trimming its offerings, following a season of big changes for the Internet search leader.The company over the next few months will shut down a number of products and merge others into

Published on: September 6th, 2011 Christina DesMarais

LinkedIn data sheds light on what makes an entrepreneur

Ask 10 people what it takes to be an entrepreneur and you'll probably get 10 different answers. Ask LinkedIn, on the other hand, and you'll get a pretty detailed picture complete with schools

Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Katherine Noyes