IT Management Slideshow: Tech's Top 10 Winners of 2009

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 01-12-2010

Tech's Top 10 Winners of 2009

The first national CIO won the highly-vaunted job and has the chance to reshape the way government-and perhaps, subsequently, business-uses technology.

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The CEO of Twitter may not be at the helm of the most intellectually-inspiring service, but Twitter has gotten more press and enthusiasm (and funding) than any IT service this year.

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Larry Page and Sergey Brin The Google juggernaut kept rolling along as the Web's dominant company, and the stock recovered to stratospheric levels.

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The demand for more business-focused IT leaders never dies, but the recession started to separate the wheat from the chaff.

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The Windows 7 release didn't go nearly as horribly as Vista, so the Microsoft CEO has something to celebrate. The question is, what will CIOs say?

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BI blows away all other technologies in recent surveys of CIOs' top tech priorities. Looks like IT leaders learned a thing or two from the economic collapse.

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Younger workers may hold the best strategies and ideas for Web 2.0 and mobility to help move their employers ahead.

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Driven by concerns over cost and efficiency, virtualization leapt from the data center to the mainstream.

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The research scientist's long-awaited Enterprise 2.0, published in December, offered the strongest argument for Web 2.0 in the enterprise to date.

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iPhone challengers proliferated almost as rapidly as iPhone apps, and carriers started getting serious about service.

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