January February 2009 Issue

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 01-29-2009 Print Email

TRENDS

Dealing With Data Overload
CIOs today are dealing with more data than most can handle, both at work and at play. Three IT leaders explain how they are dealing with the seemingly unending inundation of information.


IT LEADERSHIP

Managing IT Through Tough Times
To lead IT departments in a recession, CIOs need to be much more than effective cost-cutters. Successful IT leaders will find opportunities for their companies to rise from ruin to recovery.


EXPERT VOICES

Keeping the Trains Running
The recession isn't keeping veteran CIO Ed Trainor up at night, but he knows from experience what downturns can mean for IT leaders. The Amtrak CIO offers insights for setting 2009 IT strategies and keeping your head above water.


STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY

Virtualization's New Frontier
Server virtualization has had a good run. Here's a look at where CIOs need to direct their virtualization strategies from now on.


FOREWORD

Q&A: John Baschab
The author and staffing executive sees plenty of opportunities for sharp, business-savvy CIOs in the downturn.

Analysis: IT Transformation
Defining the buzzword is a challenge for CIOs, so much so that it runs the risk of becoming meaningless. Try selling that to the business.

Web Works
What do bailout-seeking pornographers have to do with your online strategy? A lot more than you think.

What's Next
Scandal at an Indian outsourcing giant has some people wondering about the future of offshore IT.


OPINION

Editor's Note
Leadership Lessons From 'Sully' Sullenberger
CIOs can learn a lot from the hero pilot's poise and precision under pressure, as well as from peers who have acted with similar dedication.

Strong Signals
Collaborations That Count
Technology is always changing, and sometimes CIOs and their teams need help. All the better if it comes from their trusted vendors.



 

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