Author: WTN News

For anyone wrestling with deciding what IT projects to keep and which to kill in this recession, here's a quick test from a CIO I just listened to: If an IT project doesn't map to a specific CEO priority, you shouldn't be doing it....

When Jeff Post took over as CEO at CUNA Mutual Group in 2005, he vowed to change what he called the "country club culture" at one of Madison's largest employers. While the financial services company was still profitable, Post said it was losing market share to...

A $2 million contract to provide Mediasite equipment to a university campus under construction in Saudi Arabia is Sonic Foundry’s biggest deal for 2009, chief executive and chairman Rimas Buinevicius told the company’s annual shareholders meeting at Monona Terrace on Thursday. The King Abdullah...

Perhaps not surprisingly, President Obama has formed a close friendship with the District of Columbia’s young, Blackberry-addicted, problem-solving mayor, Adrian Fenty. Now, the president has raided Mr. Fenty’s staff to name a youthful, Indian-born techno-whiz as his first federal chief information officer. The White House said...

How much pressure are CIOs feeling to deliver the proverbial more with less? At a lunch yesterday of IT and business executives in Madison, Wis., the strain was palpable. So was a creeping weariness with the do-more-with-less strategy that’s been the boast of every hotshot...

Prepare to enter the doldrums, because it may be the only way to get to recovery. In opening the Fusion 2009 CEO-CIO Symposium Wednesday evening, Gartner Vice President and Distinguished Analyst Jorge Lopez gave more than 100 information technology leaders tips on how to read cloaked...

Motorola Inc. fired former Chief Financial Officer Paul Liska for cause last month, the company disclosed in a proxy statement for its upcoming annual shareholder meeting. Liska, who joined the company as executive vice president and CFO only last March 1, is now required to pay...