Derek Slater

Derek helped create and launch CSO in 2002, and served as Editor in Chief of the magazine and website from 2006 through 2013.

CIO Think Tank Roadmap Report: Reinventing IT

33 Questions to Ask About Your Company's Security

33 Questions to Ask About Your Company's Security

Get out of the office, look around, and get a fresh perspective on protecting employees, assets, and data.

The Programmer's Prenup

Are wedding bells in your future? If you or your betrothed happens to be a programmer, it pays to know that special marriage conditions apply. Our handy programmer's prenup helps spell out the details.

CIO/CFO Relations - How to Get Along with the CFO

For the CIO, chief financial officers have historically been adversaries at worst, obstacles at best. This magazine has done more ...

5 tips for sound strategic planning

1. Keep business execs informed about what technology might make possible.2. Involve everyone in the IT planning process, from the ...

Mistakes: Strategic Planning Don'ts (and Dos)

If the best-laid plans oft go astray, can we expect any better of plans that try to predict a company’s ...

Nationwide's Take on Technology Risk

George McKinnon, CIO for Nationwide Mutual Insurance in Columbus, Ohio, says this is his take on assessing and managing risk: ...

Grid Computing Taps Unused Resources

The Problem Most companies have scores of servers and desktop systems that sit idle much of the time. What a ...

Cingular Wireless Integrates Multiple Call Centers

The advertising is so prevalent and the logo so recognizable?the little orange figure shaped like a child’s jack?it’s hard to ...

Open Source: Open? For business?

The Problem Windows is expensive; Microsoft is a monopoly (some say); Redmond makes apps for the enterprise, but not your ...

E-BUSINESS - GM Proves E-Business Matters

In November 2001, the North American sales force for eGM?a group created with much fanfare in 1999 to push e-business ...

INTEGRATION - Costly, Painful and Worth It

If you order speakers from Bose, your order goes into a system CIO Robert Ramrath calls the Common Order Interface. ...

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