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When agile came in, cubicles went out
Progressive Medical Inc. began a move to agile methodology more than a year ago and realized an almost immediate improvement in development time.

IT architects emerge as tech's new gurus
IT executives are seeking architects with a wide range of skills, including technology expertise and an artist-like ability to deal with converging IT trends.

P100 video chat: Carfax's Gary Lee talks BYOT
Gary Lee of Carfax chats with Johanna Ambrosio about the issues and challenges involved in letting employees choose their own technology, including smartphones, tablets and even notebooks.

Big firms offer business experience to IT workers
Boeing and Intel run programs that let IT workers spend time in other business units to learn about operations and perhaps cost cutting ideas.

P100 video chat: Steve Phillips, Avnet, on having an M&A playbook
At the Computerworld Premier 100 leadership conference, Steve Phillips from Avnet chats with Johanna Ambrosio about 5 ways that IT can deal with mergers and acquisitions.

CIOs plot their response to tech's unstoppable forces
CIOs at Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders conference share their responses to the IT trends, including mobile communications, ubiquitous computing and the cloud.

Scot Finnie: The Premier 100 Class of 2011 faces down economic adversity
The motto of Computerworld's latest class of the Premier 100 IT Leaders might be 'Full speed ahead!'

IT's A-listers: Recharged and ready for business growth and speed
Despite facing economic turmoil for the past few years, Computerworld's 2011 Premier 100 IT Leaders continued to innovate and deliver measurable business value.

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Video chats with 7 premier IT leaders

This week marked the annual Computerworld Premier 100 conference, where IT leaders from around the world gathered in Tucson, Ariz., to hear from peers about innovative projects and be honored for their own work.  Several of these leaders took some time to speak with Computerworld editors about their projects and trends affecting the IT industry.

Reflections from Palm Springs

An eclectic collection of my takeaways -- the things stuck in my head -- after Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders conference in Palm Springs, Calif. For example, I heard IT execs say that business folks today have zero tolerance for downtime and expect applications to be "Apple-simple."

How to integrate an acquired company -- in just 90 days

It sounds impossibly fast. But Avnet Inc.'s M&A playbook allows it to bring acquired companies into the fold (including IT systems) with speed and sensitivity.

Response to bring-your-own-technology disappoints

Users said they wanted it, but a bring your own smart phone to work program fell far short of expectations at pharmaceutical products company PPDI. Users may not be ready for the idea, argues IT exec Robert Petrie.

Leaving IT may be your best IT career path

As IT job descriptions change, the best way to succeed in an IT career may be to do a tour of duty on the business side.

Emerging BYOT policies: A cap and wipe system

CIOs are starting to grapple with the BYOT (bring your own technology) phenomenon, such as employee-owned iPhones and iPads. And some common themes are emerging: Voice and data service costs will be capped. Lost devices will be wiped.

10 megatrends affecting corporate IT through 2020

Complete coverage: Computerworld P100First, there are the "unstoppable forces" of mobility, cloud computing and consumer technologies in the workplace. And that's just the one of the trends sweeping through enterprise IT, according to presenters at Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders conference. There are nine more to go....

Cloud to lower bar, intensify competition

By 2020, the low cost providers won't be running on legacy architectures, says Premier 100 keynote speaker Frank Wander. You need to get ready -- and fast.

Peer networking 101: Your iPhone or BlackBerry is not your friend

Conference-goers typically say that a key reason they go to conferences is for networking with other people. Yet, today, many attendees are heads-down checking their e-mail on a smartphone. Hardly a way to make connections with other human beings.

Why a billion dollar corporation entrusted its e-mail to Google

Would you move your entire on-premise e-mail architecture to Google's cloud-based service? Sanmina-SCI did -- for 16,000 users -- and it hasn't looked back.