Week in Review: November 11 - November 15

Week in Review: November 11 - November 15

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November 15, 2013
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A "Colossal" IT Project

By Steve Rosenbush via Wall Street Journal

American Airlines CIO Maya Leibman will approach the $16B merger or American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc, a “colossal” integration as a business process, not merely a technology project, by breaking up the large pieces of work into smaller ones.

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The Positive Impact of More Women CIOs

By Vala Afshar via Huffington Post Tech

"A recent study by the management consulting firm Caliper, found women leaders tend to be stronger in interpersonal skills than their male counterparts. The study reported that the profile of the woman leader is "... much more conducive to today's diverse workplace, where information is shared freely, collaboration is vital...". The skills that the study talks about are the very same traits that are critical for social networking success.

U.S. Companies Falling Behind on Innovation

By Dennis McCafferty via CIO Insight

More than 8 of 10 of the "most aggressive" global organizations are based outside of the U.S., according to a recent survey from PwC.

Inspiration

"The telephone wire, as we know it, has become too slow and too small to handle Internet traffic. It took 75 years for telephones to be used by 50 million customers, but it took only four years for the Internet to reach that many users." - Lori Valigra

Nano Serwich is Editor of The Enterprisers Project and Global Awareness Content Manager at Red Hat.

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