Month: March 2006

Disaster Recovery: New Orleans

Officials at every level treat disaster planning as a long-term problem that can be left for another day. But in New Orleans, that day came—on

Paying the Electric Bill

Information-technology managers usually focus on software licenses and maintenance. What about electricity for power, emergency backup and cooling? Consumption per unit of computing power is

Ensuring Success for Successors

I recently looked at 105 large U.S. companies that installed new chief information officers over the past four years. Nothing scientific, but I wanted to