CIOs Brand Enterprise Social Tools as Most Overhyped Technology of the Year

Most underhyped? A tie between mobile and security.

AllThingsD Week in Review: New iPads Ahead, HP’s “Pivotal Year” and Women at Twitter

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.

Google CIO Ben Fried on How Google Works

It’s the CIO’s paradox of balancing control and empowerment, the old approach and the new: Fried says no to Dropbox, maybe to Windows, yes to BYOD — but only if it’s a phone or tablet.
Google CIO Ben Fried

Federal Government Shutdown Idles Some Tech Projects, but Not Others

Weather prediction? Yes. Health-care enrollment? Yes. Tweeting about food safety? Not so much.

Microsoft CIO Tony Scott Clicks on “Restart”

Scott, who has led Redmond’s internal IT efforts for the past five years, is leaving to “focus on personal projects.”

San Francisco Names New CIO, Who’ll Be in Charge of New Open Data Policy

Can he bring the digital city’s data into the 21st century?

Seven Questions for the Man Shaking Up HP’s Operations, John Hinshaw

Biggest cloud customer ever.

Execs Remain Confident on Security While All Is Not Well, Survey Shows

WIth the number of attacks on the rise, most of the executives in charge of computer security say they’re confident that they’re prepared.


The “Rubik’s Cube of Complexity” — Managing IT in an Interdependent World

The Application Delivery Chain is getting more complex, making the jobs of IT execs harder.

Tidemark Launches for Primetime, and Hires a New President

Less than a year after coming out of stealth mode, Tidemark’s three cloud-based business-intelligence applications are ready for primetime.