CIO Magazine: October 1, 2008

Where the Candidates Stand on Five Technology Issues

The 2008 presidential election gives CIOs and other IT executives a choice of Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama who are both interested in technology-related issues.

Virtualization the Disney Way, The Future of Web TV, Free Wi-Fi and More

This issue of Trendlines from the 10/01/08 issue of CIO magazine covers how the Disney Channel used virtualization to capture the tween market, the explosion of Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide, Intel and Yahoo's partnership on Internet TV...

Investing to Grow

IT helps railroads be efficient and build for the future

Still Clueless

When CIOs don't engage customers, companies lose

How IT is Helping the Railroad Industry Improve Efficiency and Service

Railroads are poised for a comeback, thanks to rising fuel prices. IT provides the linchpin for a shipping model that integrates ships, trucks and trains.

Why Mentoring Creates Competitive Advantage

Mentoring your team creates an IT department that is better able to compete for talent and business advantage, says the CIO of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development.

Top 10 Reasons Why People are Making SOA Fail

SOA is not something you buy, it is something you do. Research shows us that very few companies are doing it well. But the reasons for so many failures are usually people issues, not technology issues. By acknowledging the top 10...