Will consolidation hurt innovation? At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, questions CIOs about Oracle's recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo. The IT chiefs also discuss how consolidation is hampering innovation, while bringing higher maintenance support costs and more system integration challenges.