CIO Magazine: July 1, 2008

Trendlines from 7/01/08: New, Hot, Unexpected

In this issue: SAP skills gap; CIOs' campaign donations; Mash-ups; Virtual worlds; and CIOs Reap Realignment Benefits.

Why Social Computing Aids Knowledge Management

Social networking tools promise to help companies harness the knowledge inside the heads of their employees and put it to work for the business.

Early Adopters' Secrets For Success With New Tech

CIOs from Virgin America, Vail Resorts, Genentech and The Dannon Company, all early adopters of new technologies, share their secrets for choosing which emerging tech is right for their companies and rolling it out successfully.

Customer Data Should Drive IT Decisions

Universal Orlando's CIO challenges market assumptions to drive business in a shrinking economy

How the PGA Tour Manages Data

IT Chief Steve Evans relies on legions of golf-crazed volunteers, high-tech lasers and the input of golf pros to help him identify, manage and display the Tour's most critical data.