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    Staff writer, 2012 - 2012
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    Senior writer, 2007 - 2012
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A staff reporter for Wall Street Journal's CIO Journal, I cover technology concerns CIOs grapple with at large organizations.
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Survived a company takeover that jettisoned 90% of the staff, then made a graceful exit to my new employer.
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The retailer cut staff in half at the 5-year-old lab, sending mobile and digital experts to business groups to work closely with shoppers. “We concluded that concentrating those resources within technology was not the most effective way for us to create great service experiences for our customers,” said CIO Dan Little.
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As cyberattackers increasingly try to gain entry into company systems through trusted partners, CISOs now have to worry about the security of partners, suppliers and other providers. Financial services regulators are increasingly focusing on these relationships.
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Staples is trying to reverse business disruption triggered by ecommerce giant Amazon.com Inc. with digital technologies such as custom software and analytics, which CIO Tom Conophy calls the "amino acid of the tech ecosystem."
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CIOs are revamping their workspaces and adding software to fortify employee productivity. "Every percent of productivity is important," says Bank of New York Mellon CIO Suresh Kumar.
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Snehal Antani was one of the analytics software maker's "key sources of customer feedback and insight,” said Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan.
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An open source consortium that helps companies deploy applications is gaining traction among banks who see the cloud software as a way to keep their options open as they explore cloud services.
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Pressured to boost revenues, airlines plan to use data collected from digital transactions to build unique customer profiles to make personalized recommendations. "We're thinking about merchandising the way a retailer would," says Alaska Air Group CIO Veresh Sita.
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As AT&T virtualizes its infrastructure, the company is rethinking security, swapping out perimeter defenses in favor of a security approach where individual applications are ‘shrink-wrapped’ using software.
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David Thompson, executive vice president of global operations and CIO of The Western Union Co., was here this week to attend Western Union’s quarterly board of directors meeting, reporting on technology and operations projects. Himself a director at CoreSite Realty Corp., Mr. Thompson says CIOs should expect to discuss their work as boards become more involved with technology strategy. He sat down with CIO Journal to talk about the pressure such ...
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New Relic, on Cusp of IPO, Cashes in on IT Performance Anxiety
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As digital business takes off, companies need new tools to assess the performance of websites, mobile apps, and more. Enter New Relic, which

For CIOs, Universities Can’t Train Data Scientists Fast Enough
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Chief information officers are struggling to find so-called data scientists, a challenge that universities are tackling with cross-disciplin

Ford’s Marcy Klevorn Promoted to CIO
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Ford Motor Co. has tapped Marcy Klevorn to be vice president and chief information officer, starting January 1. She will report to Ford Pres

Georgetown University CIO Seeks Business Partner for Analytics Push
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Georgetown University CIO Lisa Davis is analyzing vast amounts of data about the private school. But she needs someone intimately familiar w

Avis Budget Shifts to Linux to Cut Software Costs in Half
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CIO Gerard Insall predicts major cost savings by shifting away from an IBM operating system. The move is part of a larger IT modernization p

Big Data Meets AI: How the U.K.’s National Health Service Uses Analytics
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The U.K.'s National Health Service is using analytics software to pluck numerical and text data on health care facilities from spreadsheets

CIOs Cheer Microsoft’s Move to User-based Licensing
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CIOs say Microsoft’s shift to user-based licensing from a device-based model for Windows and Office will make it easier and more cost effect

Workday to Make Netflix-like Recommendations
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Workday Inc. plans to bring recommendations into its human resources and financial cloud services in 2015.

CIOs Use Social Software to Help the Help Desk
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CIOs are using social software that allows employees to ask questions online and quickly get answers about anything from business software t

Michael Dell Sees Advantage in Rivals’ ‘Chaos and Confusion’
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Dell Founder and CEO Michael Dell says going private has helped the company accelerate new products to market and make strategic investments

Brook Colangelo Had to Kill IT to Save it at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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He changed the name to ‘technology group,’ because the reputation of the information technology team had suffered internally. “I couldn’t re

Amazon Hiring CIOs to ‘Shake Hands with IT’
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Amazon.com is quietly hiring chief information officers to pitch prospective customers on the benefits of its cloud.

CIOs Say It’s Time to Rewire Talent, the Most Important Network
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CIOs Broker Cloud Services, Thanks to Shadow IT
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CIOs, emboldened by stronger internal processes and a maturing market for rented software, are working with their business peers to select c

Cyber Security Business Doubles for London Insurer
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Miller Insurance Services’s cyber insurance business has doubled in 2014, with the London company selling "hundreds" of policies following s

CIOs Say Email is Here to Stay
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As overwhelming as email can be, it remains the critical business communications tool, CIOs say.

Wal-Mart Changes the Way it Prioritizes IT Projects
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Wal-Mart is changing the way it prioritizes and funds IT projects, creating a single IT project portfolio for the entire company globally.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Seeks to ‘Harmonize’ With CIOs
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella signals that CIOs and the enterprise are an important part of Microsoft’s Azure strategy going forward.

IBM: CIOs Speak … Honestly
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A sampling of CIOs said they don’t view International Business Machines Corp.--which capitulated Monday to the harsh reality of its market,

Google CIO Ben Fried Says Businesses Have Not Begun to Tap Smartphone’s ...
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