Galen Gruman

Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG Foundry Co.’s enterprise sites, providing overall management of the Africa, ASEAN, Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Middle East, New Zealand, and UK editions of CIO, Computerworld, and CSO Online, as well as Network World's Asia edition.

Articles by Galen Gruman

What’s different for Canadian CIOs
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What’s different for Canadian CIOs

Often conflated with their US colleagues, IT leaders in Canada face unique challenges and have unique needs and solutions.
February 16, 2022
What’s different for CIOs in Ireland
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What’s different for CIOs in Ireland

A unique business emphasis, connections with the UK, and a central role in Europe affect Irish IT strategy and execution.
February 16, 2022
The state of 5G in Southeast Asia
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The state of 5G in Southeast Asia

After years of promise, the 5G cellular broadband technology has begun to be deployed across the globe, but each country’s approach and timeline differs. Here’s how 12 Southeast Asian nations are planning their 5G efforts.
January 10, 2021
Mobile’s new frontier: The front line of business
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Mobile’s new frontier: The front line of business

Workers who don’t work at a desk are finally starting to see mobile technology become standard tools to improve their work — and business results — as CIOs focus more outside the office.
September 29, 2020
Where enterprise IT can really apply AI
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Where enterprise IT can really apply AI

Artificial intelligence is no magical solution but the technology has real-world uses in a variety of enterprise systems, especially around analytics and anomaly detection use cases.
June 16, 2020
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Rotten Apple: Apple’s 12 Biggest Failures

Apple sets the standard - for both success and failure. Here's a look at 12 major screwups, some of which almost derailed the company.
November 12, 2009
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SharePoint 2007 Demystified: How to Cash in on Collaboration Tools

Previous versions of Microsoft's collaboration tools lacked management prowess. SharePoint 2007 fixes that problem and packs in a sometimes confusing array of features from workflow to search. Here's how to make it work for you.
January 7, 2008
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Strategies for Dealing With IT Complexity

Every innovation, every business process improvement, comes with an IT complexity tax that must be paid by CIOs in time, money and sweat. Here are strategies to mitigate the increasing complexity of IT as it enables new business.
November 26, 2007
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Operational Business Intelligence: Spot Problems Sooner

Nancy Drew's got nothing on operational business intelligence (BI). This valuable sleuthing tool helps business teams identify and fix problems earlier in manufacturing and business processes.
November 7, 2007
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Why You Should Create a Vendor Management Office

Combining information technology savvy with legal and procurement expertise in a vendor management office can yield both better deals from vendors and strong relationships with them.
October 29, 2007
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How to Lock Up Laptop Security

Haven't encrypted your laptop fleet yet? There's no excuse for that choice anymore. Check out today's smart strategies for improving laptop security—before the next machine disappears and puts your company's reputation and your job at risk.
October 22, 2007
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CRM’s Integration Blues

On-demand applications like Salesforce.com have many nadvantages, but can they integrate easily with your other core apps? Results still vary.
October 5, 2007
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How To Do Storage Virtualization Right

Virtualization can help you radically speed up backup and disaster recovery, while trimming costs. But do not bring your old ideas about storage management.
September 11, 2007
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Your RFID Battle Plan

Electronic tags still don't top CIO strategy lists. But as a tactical weapon, RFID can be used to fight old problems in new ways.
August 7, 2007