CIO Magazine: August 15, 2008

101 Kudos For The Work Resulting In Our CIO 100 Issue

Excellent work deserves to be celebrated

SOA Aids Vets Transition to Civilian Life; The Shortcomings of Corporate Blogs; Tough Times for PC Makers and More

This issue of Trendlines from the 8/15/08 issue of CIO magazine covers the latest technology news including the IT behind the upcoming Republican and Democrat National Conventions and new reports on how corporate blogs engage...


What's Hot in the High-Tech World?

IT trends come and go faster than a summer storm

Carl Wilson, CIO, Marriott International

Why the 2008 CIO 100 Winners Are Focused on Operations and Controlling Costs

The 2008 CIO 100 honorees are focused on operational innovation—transforming their infrastructure, analytic tools and business processes to control costs and enable the next level of competitive advantage.

How Multimedia Tools Made Vanguard A Better Company

Mutual fund company uses Web 2.0 technology to help customers invest better

Goodwin Procter Makes Strong Case for Knowledge Management

Integrates data using Microsoft's Sharepoint

Five Things Kevin Mitnick Has Learned About Computer Security

Reformed-hacker-turned-security consultant Kevin Mitnick on security, hacking, and being hacked

Marriott Goes Underground With Disaster Recovery, Virtualization Effort

In a highly secure, naturally cooled former limestone mine located 220 feet underground, virtualization fuels Marriott's new disaster recovery strategy. With help from Iron Mountain, the hotel giant is cutting energy costs and...

How Smartphones Help CPS Energy Innovate and Boost the Bottom Line

CPS Energy is using smartphones to bridge the divide between its field and office workers, and in the process creating a robust network of formerly divided staffers. They've already reduced headcount, improved customer satisfaction...

How Schwan Food Cashed In on Server and Desktop Virtualization

This frozen food company has warmed up to hardware, energy and staff savings related to server and desktop virtualization. Here's a look at what they've reaped from virtualizing more than 50 percent of servers and desktops since 2002....

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