Aug 312009


Five Resume Musts For Future CIOs – – Business Technology Leadership: “By Martha Heller

August 25, 2009 — CIO —

Compared to the route to CFO, the CIO career path is all over the place. CIOs come out of IT, operations, marketing and more recently, I am finding, out of finance. So if you were to offer advice on how to achieve the dream CIO career, what would you say?

I spoke to three CIOs who have not only traveled their own, unique career trajectories, they’re actively engaged in growing the CIOs of future. I asked them: If you were to write the r�sum�of tomorrow’s CIO, what would it include?”

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Aug 312009

This was Paul Thurrott’s software pick of the week on the most recent edition of Windows Weekly.

VirtualBox: “VirtualBox is a powerful x86 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). See ‘About VirtualBox’ for an introduction.”

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Aug 312009


Windows 7 Corporate Rollouts Could Come in Pieces – – Business Technology Leadership: “Corporate users are more likely to move to Windows 7 on a piecemeal basis as they replace PCs rather than looking for big budget outlays to cover mass migration, says analyst Michael Cherry.

Cherry, the vice president of research for Windows at independent research firm Directions on Microsoft, says barring the current economic climate users would be casting an eye at Microsoft’s new operating system, available this fall after many bypassed Vista.”

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Aug 302009


Snow Leopard: Five Reasons to Upgrade Now – – Business Technology Leadership: “Snow Leopard: Five Reasons to Upgrade Now
Apple’s newest Mac OS has been called an under-the-hood upgrade, whereby the improvements will go largely unseen. So why should Mac users bother with Snow Leopard? Here are five compelling reasons.”

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