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Information technology executives from around the world received some futristic advice during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2007 - specifically that in these days of economic uncertainty, it's time to take IT to the next level. Step one is for CIOs to view themselves as business leaders, rather...

Globalization briskly marches on - one step ahead of our ability to measure and understand its effects. Economists, corporate leaders, and government officials trumpet the benefits of globalization but few have called attention to the risks for countries, companies, and individuals, opines Tony DiRomualdo. ...

The American high-tech industry added 118,500 jobs in the first six months of this year, with all high-tech sectors adding jobs for the first time since the bursting of the dotcom bubble, according to AeA, the nation's largest technology trade association. AeA said job growth...

Outsourcing and China have made headlines over the past 12 months, and not in a positive way. High profile product recalls of items such as toys, toothpaste, and food are highlighting the risks of sourcing products globally, particularly to countries where quality and safety standards...

All of us at some point during our careers have worked with someone who is unpleasant, difficult to get along with, and maybe even has undermined our efforts, stolen our ideas, or taken credit for our work. Even worse is working in an organization with...

To say that Jeanne Moreno inherited an information technology challenge when she joined Snap-on, Inc., is an understatement. Fortunately for Moreno, vice president and chief information officer for the Kenosha-based automotive tool maker, she was brought to Snap-On by a new, change-minded CEO, and she...

Ever wonder why so many people can't find good-paying jobs in IT and other fields? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, James Carlini charges that some American employers are selling out their country by shutting qualified Americans out of the hiring process in favor of...

Have failed information technology implementations caused CIOs to lose authority within business organizations? A Wisconsin attorney who focuses on information technology believes technologists are losing authoritative ground to chief financial officers, but CIOs are likely to protect their turf if they make thoroughly vetted business...

After tackling a number of technology assignments as interim CIO for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Bruce Maas has had the interim tag removed. Maas' appointment as CIO was made official by university provost Rita Hartung Cheng, who noted technology's role in the university's research growth...