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 March 2012
Listen and learn as leading CIOs share the decisions they'd do over, from misusing outsourcing to adopting tech too early.
When does tech really get the CEO's attention? Listen as CEOs from Lowe's, Coke, and other companies explain the tech projects that are indispensable to business goals.
Former Starbucks CIO Stephen Gillett shows where IT leadership is headed--closer to the customer than ever.
Steve Schlecht's company made its name with practical work clothes and clever ads. But it needs new analytical skills to thrive amid the retail disruption caused by mobile technology.
Gillett will lead Best Buy's digital business, e-commerce, and IT operations. It's more evidence that CIOs who prioritize customer experience become business leaders.
Its MyFord Touch upgrade this week, addressing customer complaints, is only the beginning of Ford's transformation to a software company.
Chief marketing officers are overwhelmed with data and the rise of social media, IBM research shows, yet they aren't looking to CIOs for help.
UPS' new device, which will go out to 100,000 brown-clad drivers, has some amazing features. But like any mobile device these days, it's already on the road to obsolescence.
The old IT rulebook is obsolete, but the new one that accounts for the rise of mobile, social, and analytics hasn't been written. Consider this a first draft, so your revisions are welcome.