Articles By Thomas Wailgum

CIOs in 2011: The IT roles and strategies in high demand

CIOs in 2011: The IT roles and strategies in high demand

CIOs have finally emerged from the dark days of budget-slashing, cost-cutting and headcount-reducing. The metaphorical knives, axes and saws can...

January 3rd, 2011 Thomas Wailgum
12 Tech Survey Topics That Should Die in 2011

12 Tech Survey Topics That Should Die in 2011

I receive a lot of promotional e-mails that blast "new," "game changing" and "dramatic" survey results that relate to technology--whether...

December 21st, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
CMOs and CIOs: Can this relationship be saved?

CMOs and CIOs: Can this relationship be saved?

 A new report from the CMO Council and Accenture on the strategic relations between CIOs and CMOs offers a grim...

October 5th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
The new new CIO role: Big changes ahead

The new new CIO role: Big changes ahead

CIOs know all about change management--from jettisoning legacy apps, to prodding line of business VPs to share virtualized resources.But today,...

August 23rd, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
Your workplace in 2020: Gartner’s predictions

Your workplace in 2020: Gartner’s predictions

How will people work 10 years from now? Gartner thinks it has a pretty good idea, predicting 10 major changes...

August 5th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
CFOs to CIOs: You Work for Me Now

CFOs to CIOs: You Work for Me Now

Who's the top IT decision-maker inside companies today: The CIO, right? Ahhh, no. The CEO? Guess again. The CTO? Nope. Try...

May 11th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
Agile BI: meet user demand, beat IT complexity

Agile BI: meet user demand, beat IT complexity

BI remains atop business managers' wish lists and, not coincidentally, on IT's to-do list. The demand for BI and analytic tools is unlikely...

April 29th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
Enterprise data management practices not good

Enterprise data management practices not good

Today, most enterprises are finally facing up to the "data, data everywhere" phenomenon-an awe-inspiring and unprecedented push and pull of...

April 19th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
SaaS ERP has buzz, but who are the real players?

SaaS ERP has buzz, but who are the real players?

SaaS ERP: It's what Aberdeen Research, in 2007, called the "Last Bastion of Resistance to SaaS."Much has changed since then, including the...

March 10th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum
OnStar CIO’s career success is no accident

OnStar CIO’s career success is no accident

Jeff Liedel is as much a car guy as he is a computer guy. That much becomes clear when he's...

February 22nd, 2010 Thomas Wailgum