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Stories by Carol Ko and Jack Loo

Reviewing the Year of the Rat

If one rat is hard to catch, then a street full of rats must be a major headache. The proverbial rats certainly deserted the sinking ship which has been the year 2008. Nevertheless, on the bright side, chief information officers (CIOs) were blessed with technological advancements in business intelligence, virtualisation, unified communications with an array of collaboration tools, and more conscious efforts in pushing green IT.
This year, CIOs also witnessed a sharp turn from a booming IT industry that called for mixed feelings towards mergers and acquisitions of IT companies, to a sober one that is at the doorstep of a global economic recession. In this feature, we invited eight thought leaders in the region to delve into these issues together.

Written by Carol Ko and Jack Loo27 Dec. 08 22:00