May 17, 2010  4:10 PM

CIO weekly round-up: Apple backlash and the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, CIO weekly wrap-up

Is there an Apple backlash brewing? CNN and Jon Stewart are among the media titans that say...

May 13, 2010  2:38 PM

In lieu of customers, cloud vendors form partnerships at Cloud Expo

Posted by: 4Laura
CIO, Cloud Expo, cloud partnerships, cloud vendors

Sys-Con, creator of the sixth international Cloud Computing Expo held last month in New York, blamed a real cloud for the absence of traffic on its show floor. It wasn’t enterprise concern over security, interoperability and portability...

May 11, 2010  4:44 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: AT&T iPhone exclusivity, Twitter in business

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, CIO weekly wrap-up

After an excellent long weekend in San Francisco (I felt right at home in my techie tendencies), I'm back in Boston and catching up on the latest IT news, as well as the latest pieces from

May 7, 2010  1:57 PM

Facebook privacy issues giving CIOs, employees some pause

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, Data privacy, Security, Web 2.0

Here we go again with Facebook privacy issues: Consumer advocacy groups are assailing Facebook for a recent security flaw. One has even...

May 6, 2010  1:50 PM

The future is here, says Microsoft CIO, and it is ‘Avatar’

Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, CIO careers, Microsoft

Microsoft CIO Tony Scott was the keynote speaker at a modest but interesting gathering of CIOs in Boston yesterday, and he more or less stole the show, arriving in a rumpled suit and displaying the sort of brash, jargon-free intelligence that is still a novelty at IT shows. He's predicting that...

May 3, 2010  4:33 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: The future of Flash, Sarah Palin hacker convicted

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, CIO weekly wrap-up

I'm having a slightly cranky Monday morning. The Greater Boston area is on a "boil water" order due to a catastrophic water main break -- which is most immediately...

April 30, 2010  2:13 PM

CIO challenge: A generation of social media addicts

Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, Social media

CIOs had better start paying attention to the fact that the I in IT is beginning to represent the personal pronoun more than the word "information." That’s what I found myself thinking after reading a study about the consumption of social media by students. The study, which...

April 29, 2010  6:55 PM

IT hiring: The drama behind the statistics

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, CIO careers, IT hiring

Well, this sounds like a positive sign of economy -- and IT -- recovery. We've written recently about what CEOs look for in the CIO role, and now The...

April 27, 2010  8:07 PM

Business continuity strategies not shaping up in cloud

Posted by: Christina Torode
business continuity, CIO, Cloud computing

I’ve been talking to business continuity and cloud experts over the past few days to find out if large companies are revamping their business continuity strategies as a result of the cloud. For the most part, the answer was no. Enterprises are not rushing to get rid of hot, cold or primary...

April 26, 2010  5:31 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: Sony floppy disks going the way of the dinosaur?

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, CIO weekly wrap-up

It's the end of an era -- or is it? Sony has announced that it will stop manufacturing floppy disks in Japan. Point: USB drives. However, the...

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