Dan Tynan

Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Mark Zuckerberg was in nappies. A prolific freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than 70 publications, he is the former editor in chief of Yahoo Tech and a longtime contributing editor for InfoWorld and PCWorld.

The secret to being a superhero CIO? A kickass sidekick

The secret to being a superhero CIO? A kickass sidekick

To succeed as a CIO, you need a strong lieutenant. The natural successor, the wise counsel, the ultimate assistant — here’s how to identify and groom just the right No. 2 for you.

6 harde waarheden voor IT

De realiteit kan schokkend zijn.

6 hard truths IT must learn to accept

6 hard truths IT must learn to accept

The rise of shadow IT, shortcomings in the cloud, security breaches — IT leadership is all about navigating hurdles and deficiencies, and learning to adapt to inevitable setbacks.

The skills and traits of a next-generation CIO

The skills and traits of a next-generation CIO

Shifting technology budgets, old IT habits, and new turf wars have many CIOs stuck in a corner. Here’s what it takes to stand out as a great, forward-thinking CIO.

Software-audits: hoe leveranciers het spel keihard spelen

Hoe ontkom je aan die grijpgrage klauwen?

10 Hard Truths IT Must Learn to Accept

10 Hard Truths IT Must Learn to Accept

Unsanctioned devices, compromised networks, downtime -- today's IT is all about embracing imperfections.

The 9 Most Endangered IT Career Paths

The 9 Most Endangered IT Career Paths

The IT job landscape is evolving quickly. Here's how to avoid IT extinction.

IT's Worst Addictions (and How to Cure Them)

Jargon, data, power -- the first step to IT recovery is recognizing the monkey on your back

Microsoft's Greatest Successes and Biggest Failures

Microsoft's Greatest Successes and Biggest Failures

Give Microsoft credit; it never does anything small. Its successes rock the world. And when it screws up, it screws up big time.

Microsoft's Greatest Successes and Biggest Failures

Give Microsoft credit; it never does anything small. Its successes rock the world. And when it screws up, it screws up big time.

Google's 5 Biggest Hits (and Misses)

Google's 5 Biggest Hits (and Misses)

The phrase "to Google" has come to mean a great many things as Google has become a large and ubiquitous company. Here are five of its biggest failures, followed by five things Google got right.

10 Hard Truths IT Must Learn to Accept

Unsanctioned devices, compromised networks, downtime -- today's IT is all about embracing imperfections

Bill Gates: 10 Unforgettable Moments

A PC industry without Bill Gates is almost unthinkable. And yet it's almost upon us. Here are some fond memories.

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