October, 2008

October 31, 2008  12:12 PM

Online video’s next frontier

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Web 2.0

For all the YouTube addicts out there (myself included), there's an interesting blog post on this week about online-video attention spans. According to Saul Hansell,...

October 31, 2008  12:04 PM

IT research gurus cash in, as economy sinks

Posted by: Linda Tucci

If the economy puts your job at risk, you might want to consider a career at those places that are always giving you advice. Both Gartner Inc. and Forrester Research Inc. beat earnings estimates for the third quarter. Gartner’s quarterly profit of 19 cents a share easily beat Wall Street...

October 31, 2008  7:32 AM

Tech warriors on the offensive

Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning, Recession

Downturn, shmownturn. Your peers at technology companies apparently don't need a global recession to get their juices flowing. A new survey of 151 U.S. technology company executives by Deloitte Consulting...

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October 30, 2008  10:42 AM

Halloween costumes for techies

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
IT fun

In honor of Halloween, Kristen Caretta, associate editor of, and I decided to get a bit silly and dream up our top 10 Halloween costumes for the IT set. Wear these to your office party and wait for the...

October 27, 2008  12:05 PM

Information technology ‘down but not out’ this time around?

Posted by: Linda Tucci
IT/business management, Recession

Forrester Chairman and CEO George Colony has a reassuring blog out this morning on the impact of a global recession on tech. His take? Technology had its Great Depression in 2001-2003, and this time will be different....

October 27, 2008  11:39 AM

CIO weekly wrap-up

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

Here's a rundown of the latest content on

October 24, 2008  10:21 AM

Sunrise, sunset: Sun Microsystems’ Bechtolsheim decamps to take on Cisco

Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning

Sun Microsystems co-founder, early Google backer and computer engineer extraordinaire Andreas von Bechtolsheim is leaving his job as chief architect at Sun to apply his considerable talents to Arista Networks, a company he started as a sideline four years ago. The startup, which sells cloud...

October 22, 2008  3:35 PM

Trimming IT costs: What are the best methods?

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Budgeting and cost-cutting

I've noticed that our readers have a penchant for a list-based story now and then, and Linda Tucci's report from the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2008 in Orlando was no different. Her list of 25...

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October 20, 2008  11:04 AM

CIO weekly wrap-up

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

Good morning! Here are the latest stories from

October 17, 2008  9:30 AM

Top 10 strategic IT technologies: Boo!

Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning, Technologies

Virtualization -- the ghost in the machine -- won top place in Gartner's annual list of IT technologies that will likely impact your business in the next three years. Cloud computing came in No. 2. The power of the Web made itself felt, with Web-oriented architecture, enterprise mashups and social...

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