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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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Scott Chasin has launched ProtectWise, which emerged from stealth mode Tuesday with $17 million in funding to sell cloud security software. The company combines machine learning with a DVR-like record of network activity to help customers track down possible breaches.
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Machine learning algorithms and sophisticated software tools can help detect and mitigate attacks across large companies, but at Ford Motor Co., one important security asset is a cartoon.
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Windows 8 and the upcoming Windows 10 are trying to address of the security by isolating the operating system from the apps in a “protective bubble,” Gartner Analyst Steve Kleynhans says.
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Creative Solutions in Health Care is Internet-enabling windows, door locks, washers and dryers. But at what cost to security, wonders CIO and CISO Shawn Wiora?
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Some CIOs say they have become the recipients of sophisticated sales pitches from cloud companies like Dropbox looking to sell enterprise-wide licenses.
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One year after resigning from Target after a devastating data breach, Ms. Jacob will work on customer strategy for the supply chain software maker.
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EMC Corp., under pressure to demonstrate the value of its stakes in VMware Inc. and Pivotal, is pulling elements of all three companies into its latest data storage and analytics platform.
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CIOs hoping to shape the direction of their companies are creating new tools that measure the value of IT in financial terms. “Don’t measure me on cost or traditional IT metrics, but on the metrics of the business,” said Jim Fowler, CIO of GE Capital.
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"The existence of multiple legacy APIs in Microsoft’s operating system places them in a constant state of vulnerability,” said Alan Mariotti, vice president of IT and security at apparel retailer Chico’s. “It’s very disruptive to the enterprise."
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The co-founder of VC giant Andreessen Horowitz funded SignalFx, which puts new software monitoring tools in the hands of people who actually create the applications that companies use. It came out of stealth mode on Thursday.
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Ingersoll Rand CIO Stephen Hagood prefers to buy technology off the shelf rather than build tools from scratch. It's a counterpoint to companies like Tesla Motors Inc., Facebook Inc. and flash retailer Zulily Inc., who say home-grown software tools provide a key competitive advantage.
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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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“IT is 100% about collaboration and teamwork,” says Frank Wander, the founder and CEO of PeopleProductive and the former CIO of Guardian Lif

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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Google CIO Ben FriedCIO Journal Editor Steven Rosenbush spoke with Google CIO Ben Fried about the link between corporate culture and IT. Edi