IT

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...

A confluence of factors have merged to require CIOs to view themselves not as technology leaders but business leaders. The opportunities to do so, which include having an impact when the economy is showing signs of slowing down, was a major theme of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo...

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. ...

WiMAX will be a big alternative to big cities, especially after the “free” Wi-Fi business model has fizzled, observes James Carlini, and that's one of several impressions from the recent WiMAX WORLD Conference in Chicago. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he said the conference...

To prevent future IT implementation failures in state government agencies, the man in charge of information technology for the state of Wisconsin has spelled out new processes for the annual strategic plans of state agencies and planning standards for large, high-risk IT projects. Oskar Anderson,...

TomoTherapy executives prefer investors to take the long view of their financial performance, but the company's projected third quarter performance is nothing to scoff at. The Madison based medical device manufacturer has revised its third quarter projections, which indicate a 61 percent increase in anticipated...

Fostering innovation is much more complicated than meets the eye, according to MedTech Futures columnist Ogan Gurel. In this second part of a three-part series on innovation, Dr. Gurel says innovation requires full engagement with marketing - not in the narrow sense of advertising, but...