Profile of Chris MurphyEditor, InformationWeek
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Chris Murphy is editor of InformationWeek and co-chair of the InformationWeek Conference. He has been covering technology leadership and CIO strategy issues for InformationWeek since 1999. Before that, he was editor of the Budapest Business Journal, a business newspaper in Hungary; and a daily newspaper reporter in Michigan, where he covered everything from crime to the car industry. Murphy studied economics and journalism at Michigan State University, has an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia, and has passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams.
Articles by Chris Murphy
posted in January 2009
The job losses are a sign of how quickly IT budgets tightened at the end of 2008, after holding relatively strong through the first half of the year.
In today's economy, does the IT department dare spend to improve its own operations? At many companies, that will go over like the old man getting himself a new bass boat for Christmas, while the kids get socks. But now might be the right time to spend to get IT operations in order.