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Wireless Choices Go Against The Grain


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published February 7, 2005
Technology execs are having to go against their training and natural inclinations when it comes to today's many and varied wireless choices.

Apps To Go


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published October 7, 2004
Sending critical enterprise data out to users' wireless devices has such obvious benefits that some enterprises aren't even looking at ROI.

Calculating Risk


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published September 28, 2004
Some say technology executives are more risk averse, but CIOs themselves point to changing times and changing roles.

Wireless Compliance


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published September 23, 2004
Wireless access leads to increased productivity but, given the demands of compliance, CIOs must lead the way in insuring security.

Managing the New Network Edge


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published September 15, 2004
Mobile devices are the new edge of the network. The problem is, they wander around and get lost.

Saving Time and Money


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published August 18, 2004
Utilizing an on-demand computing strategy saves Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance time and money by allowing for better allocation of existing resources.

Achieving Better Quality Data


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published June 4, 2004
The quality of most enterprise data is bad. Here's how to start improving it.

Does CIO Stand for 'Compliance Information Officer'?


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published May 18, 2004
In this fifth installment of our series, we look at how new compliance requirements have affected the job.

After 20 Years TQM Still Fashionable For IT


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published March 18, 2004
While many consider total quality management out of vogue today, its spirit and principals remain, and have crept into how many IT shops conduct day-to-day business.

Regulatory Compliance Putting ROI on Back Burner


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published March 5, 2004
While compliance and security implementations are 'must-haves' for public-company CIOs, those efforts rarely return any measurable ROI. There is a silver lining, however, but it has little to do with the bottom line.

ISO 17799 for SOX Requires Security, Mindset Changes


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published February 24, 2004
For companies struggling with SOX compliance, the ISO 17799 security standard can point the way with a set of best-practices, but the road may be an expensive one to travel.

CIOs Becoming a Small-Business Staple


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published September 29, 2003
In the past, CIOs primarily have walked the halls of Fortune 500 companies. But that is changing.

Collaboration Software Gets 'Portalized'


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published September 10, 2003
Collaboration software never attained critical mass on its own. But that's changing as it is increasingly being built into enterprise portals.

Case Study: IM Connects Customers, Suppliers


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published July 10, 2003
One company's deployment of instant messaging does more than enable employees to chat. It connects them directly to their customers and suppliers.

WiFi on Campus: Easy Deployment, Slow Adoption


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published June 6, 2003
Cal Poly's WLAN deployment was relatively pain-free, but the university is still trying to increase user adoption after discovering that proprietary technology that solved their security problem kept users away in droves.

The Rise Of 'Rent-A-CIOs'


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David Haskin

| CIO Insights Article Published October 7, 2002
A CIO is an essential member of the executive team of Fortune 100 companies and an unattainable luxury for most small firms. What if your company falls in between?