Lydia Lee has noticed a pattern in the last 10 years of her career. There are projects nobody wants to do, or projects that no one thinks can possibly be accomplished. Then, just like many other people working in the health-care system, she diagnoses the problems, comes up with a
When the news broke on Thanksgiving Monday that Dell was buying EMC, with the merger being touted as one of the largest in tech history, I had flashbacks to 2002 when HP announced it would be buying Compaq for $25 billion USD. At the time, my colleagues and I at
We don't often make room for spouses at ITWC events, but our annual CIO Innovation Summit is an exception. In fact, in my opening remarks, I told the guests, "We felt it was really important that you see first-hand just how difficult and gruelling these 'business trips' can be." I
Tom Petty once crooned that the future was wide open. For Dell Inc., the future is about being more open than anyone else. As the company waits for its acquisition of EMC Corp. to close, Armughan Ahmad, Dell’s vice-president of global enterprise solutions, was willing to talk everything and anything
Boulder, Colo.-based Zayo Group plans to break up its just-acquired Allstream business into three different business groups, according to CEO and chairman Dan Caruso. Zayo and Winnipeg-based MTS Inc. announced a deal yesterday that will see MTS sell its wired telecom business to Zayo for $465 million, pending regulatory approval.
Embrace the shift in memory and storage A bit shift is underway for memory chips. Manufacturers are promoting DDR4, which will give the market the usual upgrades: lower latency, faster access, and lower energy-use. Already, DDR3 is getting tossed aside. This is good for consumers and businesses because DDR3 prices