Ted Smalley Bowen

Articles by Ted Smalley Bowen

Is CIO a one-person job?

Like the "ideal candidate" section of any high-end want ad, the full range of education, skills and experience sought in corporate CIOs is daunting. As both business and technical demands increase, the question is whether it's too much for one person.

The career path of the complete CIO

The argument over the best mix of skills and experience for the corporate CIO is likely to continue as long as the job exists.

The right way to steer IT

Sometimes the things you don't know can hurt you. "If you'd asked me a few years ago, I probably would have said we're doing all right," says John Smith, IT director for the southern region of Entergy Nuclear, a subsidiary of Entergy Corp. He discovered instead that some of his fellow senior executives did not agree. "The COO and I had some tense discussions about this," he says.

Market blues


Telecom Business keynoters gaze into crystal ball

In a rapid-fire succession of keynote addresses, U.S. telecommunications and networking executives last month opened Telecom Business Expo in New York City with a mix of market predictions, current issues and good old-fashioned sales pitches.

Standard sought for billing of IP services

A newly formed industry group is looking to codify a standard means of metering and billing IP services to bring coherence to the current babel of formats.

Tivoli to wed data storage with business policies

IBM Corp. subsidiary Tivoli Systems Inc. unveiled a management framework designed to weave data storage more tightly...

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