Few CIOs get to build a technology infrastructure from scratch. In that regard, Virgin America CIO Bill Maguire is a lucky man.
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Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Virgin America's CIO gets IT greenfield. Gallery: Windows Home Server - April 2007 CTP Release.
Ryan Naraine has a Q&A with the Macbook hacker Dino Dai Zovi that reveals a lot of interesting details, notably his motivation and who he shared the details with.The hack, which was a QuickTime bug, remains unpatched.
SAP's been working three years on developing a new business application suite and business model. Code-named A1S, the suite is aimed at the lower end of the mid-sized company segment, which is comprised of about 1 million companies.
Jeff Lucchesi, CIO of Building Materials Holding Corp., is looking to build his technology infrastructure on a services model.
Hiring technology employees isn't as easy as it used to be. In fact, it's getting downright confusing.
At SAP's Sapphire, SAP laid MySAP to rest and resurrected it as SAP ERP 6.0.
SAP doesn't yet offer Web 2.0-style social networking capabilities in its solutions that tap into the wisdom of employees, partners and customers, but it has an internal service, called Harmony.
Technology managers are mired in mediocrity, wait for technology vendors to innovate and fear being a first mover. The result: The U.
This week I am in Atlanta for SAP's Sapphire conference, joined by a large international press contingent, the blogger corps and 15,000 partners and customers ready to hear the latest SAP revelations.