We've asked the CEOs, COOs and CFOs of companies large and small, from many different industries, what IT does right, why technology projects have gone wrong and ways technologists can contribute even more to business success.\n\n\nWhy Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue Thinks IT Can Make Government Work Better\nAs a small business owner, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue was an early LAN and e-mail adopter who learned to program in Unix. But he won't deploy the latest and greatest technology for state agencies unless it makes them more efficient and improves services to citizens.\n\nHow a Midsize Textile Maker Uses Technology to Compete Globally\nThe textile manufacturing industry shipped out a generation ago. But Glen Raven CEO Allen Gant Jr. uses IT to bring home the profits of globalization.\n\n\nDefense Logistics Agency Director on IT's Key Role\nLt. Gen. Robert Dail, director of the Defense Logistics Agency, puts IT at the core of his strategy to make the military supply organization more responsive to the troops in Iraq. \n\nNo IT Fumbles at NFL Films\nFor NFL Films CFO Barry Wolper, smart IT investments are key to delivering winning multimedia programming in a crowded entertainment field.\n\nStock Exchange CEO Expects Dividends from IT\nCEO Meyer (Sandy) Frucher has engineered and overseen the biggest technology transformation in the 216-year history of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.\n\nAn IT Cure for the Blues\nTom Bowser, CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, says IT can reduce costs by mining customer data for ways to make individuals healthier.\n\nDow Chemical CEO: IT for Reinvention\nLow-margin industries\u2014such as chemicals\u2014usually don\u2019t invest heavily in IT. But Dow does. Its CEO Andrew Liveris tells us why.\n\nInterview with Manpower CEO Jeff Joerres\nA global IT strategy promotes business-IT cost-sharing and efficiency, says Joerres.\n\nInnovation Is Key at the Merc\nThe CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Craig Donohue, explains why he wants IT to be innovating constantly.\n\nInterview with Oreck Corp CEO on Disaster Recovery\nTom Oreck credits quick thinking by employees (including his VP of IT) for a speedy recovery from Hurricane Katrina.\n\nWhy CEO Paul Levy Loves His CIO\nThe CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center knows technology saves both lives and money. That's why he's agreed to give his IT department an investment transfusion.\n\nCEO of The Options Clearing Corp. Knows His Company Lives or Dies by the Strength of Its IT\nWayne Luthringshausen knows his company lives or dies by the strength of its IT. Maybe that's why he isn't so hung up on cutting costs and hitting deadlines.\n\nRetirement Keeps TIAA-CREF CEO Herbert Allison Busy\nAllison boosted the CTO position and restructured IT to help the retirement services company stem rising costs and maintain its industry standing.\n\nTerms of IT-Business Alignment\nZurich North America Small Business CEO Ray Thomas believes in using IT to drive the insurance company\u2019s goals of reducing transaction costs and growing its stable of insurance agents. \n\nIT Rocks the Web for National Gypsum CEO Tom Nelson\nNelson guided his company's bold use of the Internet. But he's learned to demand proof of value before embarking on any IT-fueled strategies.\n\nSouthern Company CEO Tom Fanning Says IT Not a Cost Center\nFanning says it's a mistake to view IT as a cost center. He wants investment in new systems to power the bottom line.\n\nMarriott President and COO William Shaw Gets IT Value Wake-Up Call\nShaw knows the ROI of technology can be hard to pinpoint. So he constantly pushes for better ways to measure IT's contribution.