Profile of Bob Evans
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Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.
Articles by Bob Evans
posted in September 2007
Bruce Rogow comments on the current upheaval in the position of the CIO.
Attention all enterprise apps buyers!! Oracle execs last week discussed their 1Q results, and Larry Ellison took the opportunity to contrast his company's approach to enterprise apps versus SAP's approach. Ellison said the strategies are profoundly different -- and buyers should certainly take note.
There's a challenge to us all in the final lecture of one computer science professor: Do we nurture creativity and enthusiasm, or squash it?
Randy Pausch is a world-renowned computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon and cofounder of the school's Entertainment Technology Center, and in a matter of months he will be dead from the ravages of pancreatic cancer. In his last lecture to the CMU community, the charismatic 46-year-old shared his thoughts on the unshakeable power of imagination, will, and childhood dreams.
Dan Drawbaugh's focus on growth, new opportunities, and strategic vision exemplifies the new role of the CIO.
The role of the CIO is evolving. The reality as we reach this level will be the different ways organizations pursue the new order of IT business.
Recently retired CEO David Bernauer -- who spent four years as CIO -- supplies a great answer to his own question: "Why is it so important to understand that technology will drive the biggest changes in our profession?"
Readers offer various explanations to the question we first posed last week, but the central theme is that too many CIOs remain overly focused on IT arcana rather than revenue growth, customer loyalty, and competitive advantage. Join the discussion.
Another hard lesson from the Yahoo Fantasy Football Debacle: Customers Come First, Last, Always
An informal and *very* unscientific search of the Web sites for a dozen global companies reveals that seven out of those 12 don't list their CIOs among their executive teams. Why, and what does it mean?
An informal and *very* unscientific search of the websites for a dozen global corporations -- household names all -- reveals that seven out of those 12 don't list their CIOs among their executive teams. Why is this so, and what does it mean?