CIO Insight's Top 10 Stories of 2006

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 12-22-2006

As the new year approaches, here are the most popular articles that appeared on CIOInsight.com over the past 12 months:

1. The 40 Most Important IT Vendors
CIO Insight's annual ranking of the most important information technology vendors by by value, reliability and loyalty.

2. The 30 Most Important IT Trends for 2007
Thousands of IT executives contributed to a year's worth of data that reveals the direction of the industry.

3. Insourcing: Is IT Heading Home?
Is outsourcing IT overseas past its prime? According to a new survey, it is.

4. July 2006 Survey: The Bitter Truth About ROI
IT and business executives overwhelmingly agree: Their companies receive business value from their IT investments. But how much value, and what kind of value, is as clear as mud. When will there be progress?

5. August 2006 Survey: IT Departments Are Going Through Unprecedented Change
IT executives say enormous changes are rocking their organizations, from outsourcing to new infrastructure technologies. Yet morale at IT organizations-while often a problem-is not deteriorating.

6. Robert Scoble: Life After Microsoft
By blogging for the world's largest software company, he changed the way companies communicate with the world and became an industry celebrity in the process. Now Robert Scoble is ready to talk about what he learned inside the belly of the beast.

7. Commentary: Six Rules for CIO Survival
How can top IT executives avoid the really big job pitfalls? Here are six tips from a former CIO.

8. Management: IT Education and The Modern-Day MBA
Business schools are finally beginning to integrate IT education into their traditional curricula in an attempt to mirror the real world.

9. Three Experts' Tips for Hiring, Retaining IT Staffs
In the face of a rapidly dwindling IT workforce, CIOs need to be planning their future hiring strategy now.

10. Expert Voices: Working Together to Improve the Healthcare IT Prognosis at Montefiore
The Bronx's Montefiore Medical Center has worked hard to develop state-of-the-art clinical IT systems. What are they doing right, and what does it mean for the future of healthcare?