Articles By Ben Worthen

Users rely on ‘shadow IT’ when corporate IT falls short

Users rely on ‘shadow IT’ when corporate IT falls short

Digital cameras didn't creep up on the Drees Company as much as they pounced. Five years ago a lot of...

July 2nd, 2007 Ben Worthen
Recommended reading

Recommended reading

The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off and Others Crash and BurnBy Pip CoburnPortfolio, 2006, US$24.95Most business books have...

July 31st, 2006 Ben Worthen
Patent reform too late for BlackBerry users

Patent reform too late for BlackBerry users

A Texas congressman plans to reignite his effort to reform howintellectual property disputes are conducted, such as the one beingduked...

March 16th, 2006 Ben Worthen
US Congress renews Patriot Act

US Congress renews Patriot Act

In one of its final acts of 2005, Congress was expected to renewthe Patriot Act, the law passed after 9/11...

January 30th, 2006 Ben Worthen
Congress re-ups Patriot Act

Congress re-ups Patriot Act

In one of its final acts of 2005, Congress was expected to renew the Patriot Act, the law passed after...

January 3rd, 2006 Ben Worthen
How Wal-Mart beat Feds to New Orleans

How Wal-Mart beat Feds to New Orleans

The hurricanes that flattened the Gulf Coast in August and September tested corporate logistics and supply chain operations, as companies...

November 16th, 2005 Ben Worthen
Watch for pitfalls from ITIL

Watch for pitfalls from ITIL

The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), a collection of best practices for IT operations, is gaining notice among CIOs because the...

September 30th, 2005 Ben Worthen
Wireless finally connects

Wireless finally connects

There's only so much hype a technology can take before people turn their backs on it. And so when the...

February 4th, 2004 Ben Worthen
The next president’s IT agenda

The next president’s IT agenda

As most CIOs know, government policies have a major impact on corporate IT. Yet in presidential politics, the connection between...

January 19th, 2004 Ben Worthen
Line Up the Team

Line Up the Team

With every dollar cut from corporate budgets, alignment between business goals and IT activities becomes increasingly important. "I don't understand...

April 16th, 2003 Ben Worthen