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Stories by Greg Enright

Are CIOs Heading For Extinction?

If not planned in a careful way and overseen with vigilance, IT systems can easily grow into complicated beasts that are hard to manage, overly expensive and, ultimately, a roadblock to corporate success. For many firms, simplifying their systems is the key to ensuring that IT is more of a help than a hindrance. Canada-based furniture manufacturer Palliser Furniture has been undertaking its own simplification process for the last three years. CIO Jason Bergeron talks about the difficulties involved and his team's successes.

Written by Greg Enright23 May 08 14:43

Amid Demands, Palliser Keeps IT Simple

If not planned in a careful way and overseen with vigilance, IT systems can easily grow into complicated beasts that are hard to manage, overly expensive and, ultimately, a roadblock to corporate success. For many firms, simplifying their systems is the key to ensuring that IT is more of a help than a hindrance. Winnipeg-based furniture manufacturer Palliser Furniture Ltd. has been undertaking its own simplification process for the last three years. CIO Jason Bergeron talks about the difficulties involved and his team's successes.

Written by Greg Enright12 May 08 14:03

A Public Sector View of Social Networking

Social networking outlets such as MySpace and Facebook are offering new avenues of communication for corporations and governments, but are also presenting fresh challenges to CIOs deciding how best to fit them into their business processes. Dave Nikolejsin, CIO for the Government of British Columbia, discusses his own experiences thus far in the world of Web 2.0.

Written by Greg Enright03 April 08 15:10

Web 2.0 vulnerabilties to watch for

New Web applications such as wikis, blogs and podcasts that foster increased collaboration and communication have enjoyed a great proliferation in recent months. They have brought with them, however, a number of new security challenges with which corporate network managers now have to contend.

Written by Greg Enright19 July 07 14:31

Here's hoping HP's circus act is finished

You have to give the board of directors at HP a hand for the sheer entertainment value of their recent scandal and game of musical boardroom chairs. After all, it's not every day that the citizens of the computing world get to read a story about their industry that's as full of dirt as this one.

Written by Greg Enright06 Oct. 06 09:16

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