Stories by Siobhan Santinelli

From the Editor in Chief

IT considerations have been an afterthought in many a merger and acquisition plan. And this has caused a promising deal to falter on more than one occasion. With the current pace of merger and acquisition activity showing no signs of slowing, IT professionals would be wise to consider the potential for such a large-scale enterprise integration when planning future systems. This is yet another reason why IT professionals need to be business-savvy.

From the Editor in Chief

No doubt about it, CTOs are hot. The buzz, though, has quickly turned into a debate about CTOs vs. CIOs. Is the CIO's job becoming obsolete? What's the difference, and who does what between the CTO and CIO? The issue isn't whether the new kid on the block is pushing out the old IT guard, but quite the contrary. The truth of the matter is that CTOs and CIOs are more like flip sides of the same coin. They are more complementary than adversarial.