CIO Magazine: February 15, 2008

Trendlines: New, Hot, Unexpected

In this issue: The impact a possible recession would have on VC funding; The battle between social networking sites; Security risks associated with remote workers; IT leaders continue to court Wall Street; and By The Numbers: New...

Thank You, Bill

As Bill Gates nears retirement, we consider his legacy.


Best-Laid Plans For The Economic Slowdown

What will you change if the economy keeps slowing?

Five Things John O'Hurley Has Learned About Customer Service

"Seinfeld" alum John O'Hurley talks about how bad customer service inspired him to make business training videos and explains why IT must be mindful of its customers.

How to Deploy Linux From the Data Center to the Desktop

Rising demand for IT from government agencies in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu was putting pressure on the state's technology budget. The solution? An enterprisewide shift to Linux from the data center to the desktop.

Why ERP Systems Are More Important Than Ever

CIOs remain committed to ERP systems despite innovation, integration and cost issues. Why? Business can't live without it.

Worried About a Recession? How to Hold the Line on Your IT Budget

The recession may not be official, but companies aren't waiting to rein in costs. Here's how to get smarter about what you spend on IT.

P&L Management 101

Now that you find yourself in charge of a revenue line, it's time to start thinking about how to manage your new business. CIOs offer six tips to get you started

How IT Shapes 'Store of the Future' for Retailer Family Dollar

Here's how business and IT at Family Dollar Stores crafted a vision of the future and began a big IT revamp to support that vision, including a lean, new way to send business intelligence to store managers and a new point-of-sale...