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  • News: Premier 100 IT Leader: Denise L. Stephens

    At the Idaho National Laboratory, competitive advantage means providing technology that can enhance the quality of research and garner an edge in the global energy race.

  • News: Premier 100 IT Leader: Henry J. Sienkiewicz

    Delivering a competitive advantage is a matter of national security for Henry J. Sienkiewicz, vice chief information assurance executive at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

  • News: Premier 100 IT Leader: Garry Lyons

    When MasterCard WorldWide's chief innovation officer, Garry Lyons, launched MasterCard Labs two years ago, his approach to hiring was anything but conventional. Lyons began by recruiting talented people who didn't know anything about the payments processing business. "If you know too much about a particular domain, you end up saying 'that won't work' or incrementally improving something." And that, Lyons says, won't lead to the kind of innovations that bring disruptive change to the business. "Our goal is to get next-generation payment solutions into the market faster and cheaper than ever before," he adds.

  • News: Premier 100 IT Leader: Nancy Wolk

    As CIO of a very large company -- Alcoa employs 61,000 people in 200-plus locations in 31 countries -- Nancy Wolk sees her primary role as advancing technology to drive what she describes as "profitability through innovation."

  • News: Premier 100 IT Leader: Lincoln Wallen

    Movie studio DreamWorks Animation is in the business of fantasy. And CTO Lincoln Wallen is responsible for making sure that the team has the tools needed to turn fantasy into reality.

  • News: Qualys streamlines vulnerability scanning of Amazon cloud instances

    Security firm Qualys has improved the integration of its QualysGuard vulnerability management service with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Monday, allowing its customers to scan their AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) instances for vulnerabilities more easily and without requiring explicit approval from Amazon.

  • News: Obama touts IBM-backed tech education program

    In his recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama had nice things to say about tech vendors, specifically drawing attention to a unique IT education program backed by IBM.

  • News: LOLCats and PC viruses - Japan gets a lesson in cybersecurity

    National TV anchors struggle through explanations of the Tor anonymity network, while newspapers run detailed graphics on remote hacking software and the national police warn against using obscure online tools known as Syberian Post Offices.

  • News: Offshoring to blame for IT skills gap: Ernst & Young

    The IT skills shortage in Britain is largely attributable to the decision by many large organisations to offshore their technology operations to India in the mid-90s, according to professional services firm Ernst & Young.

  • News: O2 identifies huge disconnect between employers and staff on flexible working

    O2 has found that there is a huge disconnect between what employers believe their flexible working policies are, and what options employees perceive are available to them.

  • News: ACCC to come down hard on telcos for 2013

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned telecommunications companies that it will be making sure Australian consumers “get what they pay for” when they sign up to long-term phone or broadband contracts.

  • News: Is it now crazy to offshore IT to China?

    China has been developing an IT outsourcing industry aimed at bringing in business from the U.S. and Europe. It has succeeded, but then again it hasn't thrived and now may face more barriers.

  • News: Where marketing execs are spending all those tech dollars

    When you think of technology spending at a company, you probably assume the IT department disperses nearly all the money, with a small percentage going to departmental tech like smartphones and cloud services. But according to Laura McLellan, Gartner's vice president of marketing strategies, 50 percent of IT spending outside of the IT budget goes through marketing departments -- on top of IT's expenditures on marketing technology. In fact, by 2016, 80 percent of marketing tech investments will come outside of IT, Gartner predicts.

  • News: New VMware 'Workspace' feature completes Horizon Suite

    VMware has launched a new product called Horizon Workspace, which aims to simplify the end user experience and reduce IT costs by combining data, applications and desktops into a single aggregated workspace that can be delivered on any device via a browser.

  • News: Brisbane begins switching on to the NBN

    Around 500 premises have been switched on to the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Aspley, Brisbane, with another 1700 premises to join the network in the coming weeks, according to NBN Co.

  • News: CIOs talk about their top priorities for 2013

    CIO Australia spoke to five IT leaders about the key technology and business strategies that will help drive growth across their organisations this year.

  • News: Juniper adds SDN to mobile networks

    Juniper Networks this week unveiled software-defined networking products for service providers, designed to enable them to more quickly scale capacity and provision services.

  • News: NASA rover Curiosity grabs first Martian rock sample

    NASA's super rover Curiosity has collected a sample from the inside of a rock on Mars, the first time the process has been done on another planet, NASA announced Wednesday

  • News: NASA regains contact with space station after 3-hour outage

    Communication with the astronauts on board the International Space Station were restored after problems with a software upgrade knocked out contact for several hours Tuesday.

  • News: ERP software project woes continue to mount, survey says

    ERP (enterprise resource planning) software project schedule overruns got even worse in 2012, according to newly released data from Panorama Consulting.

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