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Business leaders spearhead BI decisions

Getting information users--not IT--to spearhead development of business intelligence systems
Bob Francis, Vice President and CIO, Steel Dynamics

Written by CIO US27 Feb. 12 22:00

Beijing prepares for high-tech Olympics

All over Beijing, Olympic countdown clocks tick off the seconds until Aug. 8, 2008, at 8:00 p.m., when the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games begin.
But for China, the most important competition began in 2000, when Beijing was awarded the right to host the 2008 Olympic Games. Like firing a starter's pistol, the award began the race to build the IT infrastructure to stage and support one of the world's largest sporting events. Producing a "high-tech Olympics" was one of the Beijing Organizing Committee's (BOCOG) objectives. With a published operating budget of $2 billion, BOCOG estimates the technology portion of the budget at more than US$400 million.

Written by CIO US02 Aug. 08 22:00