Articles By Julia King

The upside of shadow IT

The upside of shadow IT

First, a scary statistic: Gartner predicts that in less than three years, 35% of enterprise IT expenditures will happen outside...

April 26th, 2012 Julia King
IT’s winning (and losing) job titles

IT’s winning (and losing) job titles

Sure, there are still some Cobol systems on their last legs in the deep recesses of just about every large...

December 22nd, 2011 Julia King
When IT gets to play: Skunk works projects deliver value

When IT gets to play: Skunk works projects deliver value

It's called the technology petting zoo. Stocked with the latest high-tech gadgets, games, systems and software that could potentially be...

December 6th, 2011 Julia King
Talent wars: Are your IT staff getting poached?

Talent wars: Are your IT staff getting poached?

Dan Herrington says his first inkling of a brewing IT talent war came early this spring, when he noticed that...

August 18th, 2011 Julia King
IT workers with heart

IT workers with heart

You might think Steve Kranson, who works at Comerica Bank in Auburn Hills, Mich., is your average IT manager. But...

July 26th, 2011 Julia King
IT embraces its new leaner lifestyle

IT embraces its new leaner lifestyle

Like many budget-constrained IT executives, PHI Inc. CIO James Quinn will be heading into 2011 with a list of worthy...

September 13th, 2010 Julia King
Austerity yields new appreciation for IT

Austerity yields new appreciation for IT

Next year's technology budgets are mostly flat, and cutting costs remains a top priority, but it's not all gloom and...

September 13th, 2010 Julia King
There’s more to an IT career than technology

There’s more to an IT career than technology

As IT roles move up the value chain, companies like Johnson & Johnson, State Street, W.W. Grainger, General Mills and...

September 9th, 2010 Julia King
The rise of the chief IT architect

The rise of the chief IT architect

Business process frameworks, enterprise road maps, end-to-end operations and centralized architecture: Savvy CIOs use terms like those a lot these...

August 23rd, 2010 Julia King
IT’s top tier: Strong and steady leadership

IT’s top tier: Strong and steady leadership

2009 has been an economically tortuous year, marking the worst recession this country has seen in seven decades. It's also...

December 15th, 2009 Julia King