IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - February 2012 - (Page Intro)

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - February 2012

IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - February 2012
Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Changes at Light Speed
Dashboard: The Art of Recycling - Shoe Business - Watson at Work - Change Your Password?
Insider: CIOs Need Clear Vision to Target Personal and Team Performance
Case Study: Carry-On Data: Randa Luggage packs business intelligence and ERP together to improve reporting
Cover Story: Convergence in the C-Suite: Why more CIOs are thinking like CEOs
Feature: Change Agent: IBM redefines performance for the CIO in light of the 'new normal'
IT Today: Avoiding These Pitfalls Will Help Ensure IT Project Success
Next: New Techniques Let Researchers Predict the Impact of Weather on Rivers
Solutions: Accelerator for .NET 3.0 - GoAnywhere Gateway 1.1 - SignHere - StarQuery 4.0 - System Backup Administrator 7.2 - LegaSuite 6 - Skybot Scheduler 2.3
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Snapshot: PacSun's Getz Gets IT
Reference Point - Global events, Education, Resources of Power Systems

IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - February 2012