CIO

  • The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon Crunch Network

    The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon

    There are a handful of companies that have an unbeatable advantage — the fiduciary moat. In finance world, when you hire an advisor who is a fiduciary — he’s legally bound to put your financial interests ahead of his. There are many paths to business success and financial models that go with it. You can make money directly from the end user or you can find an… Read More

  • Being A CIO At Tesla Motors, A Startup That Builds Cars And Its Own IT

    Being A CIO At Tesla Motors, A Startup That Builds Cars And Its Own IT

    Most all of Tesla’s IT is homegrown, said CIO Jay Vijayan, appearing onstage at the Constellation Research Connected Enterprise event today. The reason: the traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems did not cut it, and the company has a vertically integrated operation that required a custom environment. Read More

  • Windows vs. Mac vs. Linux: Shouldn't They Have Done this Four Years Ago?

    CIO Magazine is apparently going through their assignment backlog and decided to put together a hefty tome on the differences between Windows, Linux, and OS X. Hmmmm… With gems like this: He prefers OS X’s security, reliability and simple user interface over that of XP. And though he still has high hopes for running a version of Linux that is reliable and full-featured, he… Read More