Social networking a CIO priority in 2008

IT managers and CIOs in large companies who have actively resisted embracing Web 2.0 technologies like wikis, RSS, blogs and social networks will likely begin adding them to their priority lists in 2008,

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Innovation in 30 days – a gameplan for the CIO

Numbed by torrid growth, Indian CIOs are showing poor discipline, says Michael Hugos. He believes they might be as wasteful as IT leaders were during the heady dotcom days. IT deployments in India

Published on: January 24th, 2008 Sunil Shah

Fewer mega mergers expected after Oracle’s purchase of BEA

Oracle Corp.'s $8.5 billion purchase of middleware vendor BEA Systems is the last mega merger the IT industry will witness for a long time to come, technology analysts say.The trend of independent tech

Published on: January 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to use software management tools to cut risk and cost

Keeping a handle on what software applications are running on the company network is never an easy task. As support duties and deployment assignments pile up, IT teams often have very little time

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Mac attracting more corporate curiosity – but is Apple interested?

If Apple Inc. were a football team, the New England Patriots would have had some serious competition this year.The company is the undefeated king of cool in the consumer electronics and home computer

Published on: January 11th, 2008 Robert L. Mitchell

Six performance-management pitfalls and how to avoid them

Poor planning, overzealousness, and lack of insight could derail corporate performance management initiatives, say technology and management experts.Performance management involves a company's adoption of systematic processes to improve organizational effectiveness in the pursuit

Published on: January 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Healthcare firm uses technology to maintain strength

Among the list of booming Indian industries, healthcare is just a step ahead of IT -- but that's only because it's arranged alphabetically. The sector has been growing at an incredible pace especially

Published on: December 19th, 2007 Kanika Goswami

Getting a pulse on your market

As CIO for Quest Diagnostics, the leading diagnostic testing company in the U.S., I not only have to keep information technology operations running, I also have responsibility to use IT to create competitive

Published on: December 19th, 2007 Mary Hall Gregg