Profile of Mary E. ShacklettMary E. Shacklett
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Mary E. Shacklett is an internationally recognized technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, a marketing and technology services firm. Prior to founding her own company, she was Vice President of Product Research and Software Development for Summit Information Systems, a computer software company; and Vice President of Strategic Planning and Technology at FSI International, a multinational manufacturer in the semiconductor industry.
Mary has business experience in Europe, Japan, and the Pacific Rim. She has a BS degree from the University of Wisconsin and an MA from the University of Southern California, where she taught for several years. She is listed in Who's Who Worldwide and in Who's Who in the Computer Industry.
Articles by Mary E. Shacklett
Among the keys to successful IT automation is the need to ensure that senior management understands the importance of IT infrastructure, and then to show them the real business benefits.
CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
In a modern enterprise environment, the IT group plays a key role in improving the customer experience and the organization's 360-degree view of each customer.
Yes, there are good reasons for some companies to stick with their legacy systems, at least to a point.
In an era when the glasshouse is gone it's time for a new work structure, with IT staff being stationed closer to the business users they support.
A key to success with an IoT strategy is to keep the IT group involved in the process even at the pilot stage.
A cloud strategy isn't just about committing to cloud resources, it can mean rethinking lots of IT management basics.
Turn shadow IT into a positive instead of a negative by adopting these five strategies.
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
Project management is about more than shepherding software through the development process. Don't forget the humans and the team dynamic.
Food production, distribution, and retail operations usually run on thin margins. Reducing food spoilage and waste can increase profitability. Here's how IoT and Analytics can help.
Text analytics may be a new technology for many enterprises, but it offers compelling advantages. eDiscovery is among the early use cases. Here are some others for your consideration.
As mid-sized companies venture into analytics, one of the best places to start in terms of finding efficiency is right in the data center.
With the focus increasingly on real-time analytics, there are some new infrastructure technologies that are doing their part.