Julia King

Contributing Writer

Julia King is a freelance writer and editor based in Pennsylvania.

Tech Forecast 2017: IT sharpens its focus

Digital transformation designed for the customer

Digital transformation designed for the customer

Part business process redesign, part agile development, the new re-engineering is endless — just like customer demands. Here's how smart companies are learning to please customers one at a time, all of the time.

Forecast 2016: Security takes center stage

Forecast 2016: Security takes center stage

After a year of high-profile hacks, security is top of mind for tech execs in 2016.

Healthcare IT makes improved customer service an urgent priority

Healthcare IT makes improved customer service an urgent priority

The healthcare industry's seismic shift to a consumer-focused model is giving patients easier access to care and more control over their health information. And IT is at the very heart of that change.

Get a raise! Salary negotiation tips from the experts
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Get a raise! Salary negotiation tips from the experts

Videos: IT recruiter Suzanne Fairlie and CIO Angela Yochem share expert tips for tech pros who want to get a pay boost from their current employer or when switching jobs.

Clueless CIOs aside, open source is 'frightening and fantastic'

There's a reason the theme song at this year's Open Business Conference was 'Happy.'

CIOs band together to lift Michigan's fortunes

Three years ago, when David Behen signed on as the state of Michigan's CIO at the age of 42, he knew he didn't have all the knowledge or experience he would need to do the job. So he did what he says any good leader would do...

Field Notes: 'Rogue' employees want IT to lighten up already

National correspondent Julia King reports the mood is feisty at this year's CITE Conference & Expo.

The 2014 Premier 100 IT Leaders: Reinventing themselves many times over

Editor's note: Each year, Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders awards program honors the best and brightest IT executives. This year's class of 100 men and women are on the move, transforming their careers regularly on...

Why few want to be the CIO anymore

Stephanie Jurenka started out in IT as a systems administrator more than 10 years ago. Today, she's an IT manager with absolutely zero interest in a CIO role.

How analytics helped Ford turn its fortunes

Big data and analytics permeate virtually every move Ford makes, from forecasting the worldwide price of commodities to figuring out what exactly consumers want, what it will build, where it should source parts and how to power its...

The Grill: Becky Blalock counsels women to get in front of decision-makers

In her 33-year career with $18 billion Southern Co., IT veteran and first-time author Becky Blalock held positions in accounting, finance, corporate communications, external affairs and IT, where she rose to the rank of senior vice...

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