Don Tennant

Articles by Don Tennant

Tale of an IT hero

When Dale Frantz says that his massive migration from Microsoft Windows to the Apple platform isn't a vengeance case, believe him. Over the past few years, I've worked with Frantz closely enough to know not only that the CIO of Auto Warehousing Co. doesn't have a vengeful bone in his body, but also that he means what he says.

Opinion Very best places to work in IT

I grew up in Fairfax County, Va., and my K-12 experience took place within the Fairfax County Public Schools system. So it was with a certain amount of hometown pride that I learned that FCPS ranked No.10 on Computerworld's 2007 list of Best Places to Work in IT.


John Swainson, CEO of CA talks about the best and worst decisions he ever made as the company's top man

Client need sparked Windows-Linux deal, says Novell CEO

Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian tells how he initiated the talk that led to the landmark technology collaboration agreement between Microsoft and Novell, and the controversial twist it took.

Editorial, standard procedure

What would the IT industry be like without the entrenched institution of political lobbying?

Livermore: HP made a good choice

At Storage Networking World, Ann Livermore, executive vice-president of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Technology Solutions Group, spoke to Computerworld U.S.'s Don Tennant about HP's recent hiring of Mark Hurd as CEO.

Forty years later, ADPAC lives

Peter Harris, the creator of ADPAC and founder of the company that subsequently changed its name to ADPAC Corp., calls himself "America's senior programmer." Harris, now 74 and the company's chief technology officer, recently spoke with Computerworld U.S. about what may well be the oldest software company in the world still operating under its founding leadership.

CA’s Barrenechea explains offshore strategy

Mark Barrenechea, senior vice-president of product development at Computer Associates International Inc., spoke with Computerworld U.S. online recently about a range of issues, including an offshore development strategy that calls for spending a growing percentage of CA's development dollars on developers in China and India.

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