No 'pocket-protector geek,' this school district CIO strives to be an agent of change.
Businesses and individuals had better brace themselves for new security realities as society moves away from the traditional data sharing equation that has worked well for a couple of decades.
The opportunity to work with exciting new technologies and the knowledge that their work helps patients are big attractions for IT employees at the No. 70-ranked organization on our 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list.
This IT leader helped develop a Web-based data warehouse that tracks patient testing and treatment and compares it to past data.
This IT leader helped steer FedEx's Decoupled Testing Tools initiative, which cuts software-testing time by as much as 52%.
A multi-year effort to re-architect 47-year-old mainframe-based legacy software around a service-oriented architecture moved from build to buy. Here's why.
Working with startup vendors requires a lot of legwork and a plan for managing the risk. But the payoff can be great.
Bouncing information around a data center, via 60GHz Wi-Fi, can speed things up by 30% compared to using traditional cables, a group of researchers found. The technique is still being perfected, but it could yield an interesting approach for enterprises in the not-too-distant future.
If you want to waltz with your Roomba or remotely control your flying AR Drone, there's a new app store that has the tools you need.
This IT leader put his political capital on the line when he backed funding for an IT integration project over two initiatives that were more business-oriented. He says it's important for IT leaders to fight for fundamental technology projects, because they're just as important to a company's long-term growth as initiatives that might deliver more obvious short-term business benefits.
This IT leader employed an independent consultant to assess the state of the Department of Education's IT security and is now implementing auto-monitoring tools to watch for breaches.
The race to the U.S. presidency is on, and there are mobile apps out there to help keep you informed. We review 6 iOS and Android apps to see how well they do the job.
These initiatives can take some time to implement, early adopters say, but can pay for themselves in valuable business insights.
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.
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.
A profile of 2010 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader Paul Stamas, vice president of IT at Mohawk Fine Papers.
IT leaders are finding that revamping old applications with newer, more familiar GUIs is one way to appeal to younger employees.
For the Federal Election Commission, enforcing campaign finance laws and making financing data publicly accessible requires a vast server farm, multiple levels of databases and a variety of security tools.
Users and analysts at IDC's Data Center Forum said IT is finally paying significant attention to preventing or recovering from brief data center shutdowns that can collectively cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Companies are taking several paths to overcome user- and vendor-created obstacles to the implementation of virtualization technologies.