Innovation: 5 Tech CIOs Speak Out

By Brian P. Watson Print this article Print

In what ways are today's innovative CIOs exploiting today's emerging information technologies?

Over the next few years, CIOs say they will focus more than ever on helping set corporate strategy and developing innovative information technologies that will enable their companies to achieve strategic business goals.

To answer those questions, the editors of Ziff Davis Media's Enterprise Group—Baseline, CIO Insight and eWeek—talked with the CIOs who should have the best handle on new information technology tools: the CIOs at leading technology vendors.

BEA's Jim Haar: Using SOA to overhaul business processes.

CA's Dave Hansen: Focusing on employee development.

Red Hat's Lee Congdon: Aiming for a world-class, open-source enterprise.

Sun Microsystems' Robert Worrall: Pushing a new model for I.T. organizations.

Symantec's David Thompson: Taking a risk-based approach to I.T.

This article was originally published on 2007-06-07
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Brian joined Baseline in March 2006. In addition to previous stints at Inter@ctive Week and The Net Economy, he's written for The News-Press in Fort Myers, Fla., as well as The Sunday Tribune in Dublin, Ireland. Brian has a B.A. from Bucknell University and a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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