Month: July 2002

Update: New CIO for Tyson

Jeri Dunn, formerly the vice president and CIO of Nestle USA, has left the world’s largest food manufacturer to become the first senior vice president

MS Licenses Lapse—What’s Next?

If you’ve grown used to the regular, discounted, bulk software upgrades that were available as part of your Microsoft contract, pay attention: The party’s over.

Network Virtualization: Reference Reading

Although overarching network virtualization efforts are still on the drawing board, three virtualization technologies are already available. Below is a breakdown of these bleeding-edge network

Sigma-Aldrich Tweaks Web Formula

If you worked in Sigma-Aldrich’s customer service group three or four years ago, you performed some ugly gyrations to fill the orders of online shoppers.

Schering-Plough’s Bitter Pill

Schering-Plough, a $9.8 billion drugmaker best known for its Claritin allergy pills, is a chronic violator of Food and Drug Administration rules on making medicines.

Software’s Thickening Red Line

The most recent fiscal three-month period just ended will be the second, third, fourth or even ninth consecutive money-losing quarter for some software vendors. Gartner

The Bottom Line Per … Jim Bolte

As the vice president of information systems for Toyota’s North American manufacturing operations, Jim Bolte spends his days figuring out how technology can be used

Voice of Experience: Mike Meinz, General Mills

Mike MeinzDirector, Information TechnologyGeneral MillsMinneapolis, Manager’s Profile: A 35-year veteran of General Mills, he started as a computer operator working with punch cards and