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  • Read CW's new July digital magazine!

    <a href="http://resources.idgenterprise.com/original/AST-0146906_Computerworld_July_2015.pdf">Download</a> the Computerworld Digital Magazine!

    Written by Computerworld Staff and Contributors24 June 15 03:12
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Deanna Wise

    Deanna Wise says her Midwest upbringing taught her to "do what you say you're going to do." So when the 45-year-old CIO committed to leading <a href="http://www.dignityhealth.org/index.htm">Dignity Health</a> through a five-year, $1.8 billion deployment of its electronic health records system -- the single most strategic business initiative driving the organization -- she couldn't disappoint the people who were counting on her.

    Written by Stacy Collett24 Feb. 15 09:05
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Kathy Fuertes

    Kathy Fuertes knows investment management firm <a href="http://www.vanguard.com">Vanguard</a> inside and out, having spent 17 years there in several IT roles before taking the helm of the Institutional Systems team in January 2013. So when Vanguard's Institutional Investment Group devised a multiyear technology program to help transform its business, she knew what to do.

    Written by Stacy Collett24 Feb. 15 09:05
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Faye K. Sahai

    With the title of vice president of innovation and advanced technology, it's no surprise that Faye K. Sahai had a hand in cutting-edge projects at <a href="https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org">Kaiser Permanente</a>.

    Written by Johanna Ambrosio24 Feb. 15 09:05
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Gerry McCartney

    <a href="http://www.purdue.edu">Purdue University</a> wants its students to succeed, and it's using big data to make that happen.

    Written by Rebecca Linke23 Feb. 15 22:43
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

    When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="http://www.cancer.org">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

    Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:43
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Ryan Boone

    Ryan Boone has a simple philosophy for blending IT with the business at discount retailer <a href="http://www.dollargeneral.com">Dollar General</a>: "Do the work."

    Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Ram Reddy

    Ram Reddy espouses a business-first approach to IT. He believes that business needs must be thoroughly investigated, and business processes charted and understood, before anything else is considered.

    Written by Scot Finnie23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Robert K. Lyman

    The IT unit in <a href="http://www.amc.af.mil">Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base</a> in Illinois has become more of an operational partner to the military than a traditional provider of IT support.

    Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Alissa Johnson

    A peculiar atmosphere takes hold within <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov">White House</a> IT operations as a change in presidential administrations nears: The enthusiasm for undertaking new projects seems to wane.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Atish Banerjea

    "Technology has become so critical to business success that the type of engineering skills we need are similar to what a pure technology company has," says Atish Banerjea, executive vice president and CIO at <a href="http://www.nbcuniversal.com">NBCUniversal</a>.

    Written by Barbara Krasnoff23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • How the 2015 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders were chosen

    Each year, <em>Computerworld</em> accepts nominations from across the industry -- from vendors, IT users, public relations and marketing professionals, <em>Computerworld</em> readers and past Premier 100 IT Leaders honorees. Eligible nominees include CIOs, CTOs, senior vice presidents, vice presidents, IT directors and managers from a cross-section of user and vendor companies and their IT divisions, including but not limited to professionals in network management, database management, Web management, help desk operations, application development, project management, contract management and procurement.

    Written by Mari Keefe, Ellen Fanning23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • Premier 100 IT Leaders: Primed for business

    Mike Jennings knows a thing or two about fast-paced businesses and demanding customers. As the former senior director of IT at LinkedIn and now the head of IT at Airbnb, Jennings is used to a neo-startup environment where the speed of business is breakneck and the customer -- who is both tech-savvy and exacting -- is king.

    Written by Tracy Mayor23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • 10 lessons U.S. tech managers can learn from their counterparts in China

    China is on a technological roll these days -- one that American companies ignore at their own peril. Contrary to outdated Western perceptions, 680 million Chinese have access to either a laptop or a mobile phone, and some 95% of homes in every city in China are now wired for the Internet, according to figures from the Chinese government.

    Written by Bill Marcus05 Jan. 15 22:35
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