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Stories by Stacy Collett

Conservation International

A wildlife group teams up with HP to improve analysis of environmental data, earning the nonprofit a 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Award.

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

FICO

This 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree uses streaming analytics and a central network scoring engine to bring fraudulent transactions to light

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

Memorial Healthcare

Data analytics helps this healthcare provider, a 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, find operating room cost efficiencies and improve patient care

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

FloraCraft

Analytics help this maker of Styrofoam products, a 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, collect real-time data from materials, machines and people on the shop floor

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

DirecTV

This television provider, a 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, uses customer data to deliver addressable ads to specific households

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

Zulily

A cloud platform at this 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree helps merchandisers make inventory decisions in a hurry

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

Merck

A centralized analytics practice at this 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree puts together a portfolio of projects and uncovers $720 million in value

Written by Stacy Collett02 Sept. 15 13:30

IT salaries 2015: Cash is back!

When it comes to getting a raise, some might say Chad Lorenc hit the jackpot. The senior infrastructure security architect scored a 30% pay increase this year, thanks in part to some fortunate events.

Written by Stacy Collett28 April 15 00:33

Premier 100 IT Leader: Deanna Wise

Deanna Wise says her Midwest upbringing taught her to "do what you say you're going to do." So when the 45-year-old CIO committed to leading <a href="http://www.dignityhealth.org/index.htm">Dignity Health</a> through a five-year, $1.8 billion deployment of its electronic health records system -- the single most strategic business initiative driving the organization -- she couldn't disappoint the people who were counting on her.

Written by Stacy Collett24 Feb. 15 09:05

Premier 100 IT Leader: Kathy Fuertes

Kathy Fuertes knows investment management firm <a href="http://www.vanguard.com">Vanguard</a> inside and out, having spent 17 years there in several IT roles before taking the helm of the Institutional Systems team in January 2013. So when Vanguard's Institutional Investment Group devised a multiyear technology program to help transform its business, she knew what to do.

Written by Stacy Collett24 Feb. 15 09:05

Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="http://www.cancer.org">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:43

Premier 100 IT Leader: Ryan Boone

Ryan Boone has a simple philosophy for blending IT with the business at discount retailer <a href="http://www.dollargeneral.com">Dollar General</a>: "Do the work."

Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:42

Premier 100 IT Leader: Robert K. Lyman

The IT unit in <a href="http://www.amc.af.mil">Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base</a> in Illinois has become more of an operational partner to the military than a traditional provider of IT support.

Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:42

Four ways for IT to connect better with customers

If you walk by an IT office these days, the only sounds you're likely to hear are the dull whir of laptop fans and the gentle hum of servers -- barely a warm body to be found. The IT staff is on the loose.

Written by Stacy Collett12 Jan. 15 22:37
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