CIO Magazine: April 15, 2008

A Tall Order

Without buy-in, IT can't reform California's prisons

How Shutterfly Tapped Into Its Online Customer Community

The CEO of Shutterfly outpaced competitors by reimagining the online photo-finishing business as a way to build social connections between its customers.


Can Technology Fix California Prison Health Care?

Inside California prisons, substandard medical care kills one inmate every six days. IT is part of the court-ordered prescription to ensure doctors do no more harm. Part 1 of 3.

Prison Healthcare Reform on Probation

Improvements to California's prison healthcare system and its IT have come too slowly for the courts. Part 3 of 3.

IT Cure Eight Years in the Making

California inmates sued over substandard medical care in 2001. Full deployment of critical systems begins this year.

Trendlines from 4/15/08: New, Hot, Unexpected

In this issue: The cap on H-1B visas; Corporate mash-ups; Face-reading computers; The lapsing landline; China and RFID; Banning of social networks; The value of big monitors; Efficiency in IT shops; and By the numbers, including IT...

Generation Y

Are you ready for the next-gen workforce?

Managing IT at San Quentin

At San Quentin State Prison in California, technology manager Dan Marshall has installed wireless networks and virtualized servers. But his first job is to keep himself safe. Part 2 of 3.

Unified Threat Management, Demystified

Considering unified threat management (UTM) appliances that combine many security jobs? Here's some advice from CIOs who've tried these all-in-wonders on for size.

Extreme Data Center Makeover: Alcatel's CIO Shares Seven Critical Lessons from a Massive Consolidation

Think your current IT project's scope is daunting? Alcatel-Lucent CIO Elizabeth Hackenson just finished the first leg of a three-year job to consolidate her company's 25 data centers and 125 server rooms down to just six data centers,...

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