Archives for: April 30th, 2012

What Will It Take to Get More Women Execs in IT?

Written by Michael Friedenberg on 30/04/2012

As the father of two young girls, I often think ahead to what fields my children might pursue in their professional careers. Since my own career is devoted to high-tech media, I naturally think about the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and wonder if it’s a path I would recommend to my […]

HCL CEO: Define a Unique Path

Written by John Gallant on 30/04/2012

Conventional wisdom says customers come first. But Vineet Nayar, CEO of Indian outsourcing giant HCL, wrote a book about his philosophy of putting the “employee first, customer second” as the key to growth. Nayar shared with me his unconventional ideas, taking shots at the fear created by services firms who hype their offerings and dismissing […]

Why the Uptick in UC&C Adoption Now?

Written by IDG on 26/04/2012

A recent IDG Enterprise survey on Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) solutions revealed an uptick in adoption and investments in the next three years — specifically in enterprise organizations — demonstrating the value placed on integrating technologies that unite and enable seamless communications between employees, customers and partners. Numerous triggers, including social media and collaboration, […]

Chevron CIO: Creating Game-Changing IT

Written by John Gallant on 12/04/2012

Louie Ehrlich, CIO and president of Chevron Information Technology Company, has led a three-year transformation effort that has yielded the better part of a billion dollars in payback for Chevron. I talked to Ehrlich about how IT is fueling the execution of business strategy. Focus On Game Changers Chevron IT focused on “accelerating insights, automating […]