Profile of Chris MurphyEditor, InformationWeek
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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 August 2009
I recently spoke with VMware CTO Stephen Herrod, and what he had to say about virtualized desktops, "employee-owned" IT, and why it may make sense to put virtual desktops on an iPhone will make some CIOs uneasy--and some ecstatic.
I just talked with Bob Moul, CEO of the software-as-a-service integration company Boomi, and he's seeing more requests for companies to connect legacy, enterprise EDI infrastructure with SaaS applications.
How does a mid-sized player not get squashed as Indian IT outsourcers scrap for business in a battered market? Patni CEO Jeya Kumar is betting Indian IT companies need to specialize on even deeper industry expertise--a strategy he describes as "less about bodies, more about people."
Let's not overcomplicate this: Do you have an iPhone strategy to reach your customers?
Three weeks ago, Microsoft said it will offer an online version of Office free to consumers, gambling one of the most successful software products in history on an emerging business model. Google this week calls that monster bet with … the price of four big-city billboards?
JPMorgan Chase CIO Guy Chiarello is, simply put, one of the world's top business-IT leaders. When he shares insight into IT strategy, it's time to put down the BlackBerry and listen. His advice on innovating through a downturn: Focus on IT infrastructure.