Stories by Jean Consilvio

New CIO at the trading desk

FRAMINGHAM (10/03/2003) - Barclays Capital PLC, the 6-year-old investment banking division of London-based Barclays Bank PLC, competes with some very large and experienced old-time financiers for a chunk of the trillions of dollars in the worldwide market for fixed-income investments, such as government bonds. Nancy Gloor joined Barclays Capital as Chief Information Officer for the Americas last month to lead the development of electronic trading systems for that effort. She comes with 17 years' experience at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., where she most recently was managing director for fixed-income, commodities, currency and finance technology for all of Europe.

Law firms open up

FRAMINGHAM (10/03/2003) - Losing a client is one of the costliest mistakes a law firm can make. So a growing number of them are using extranets as a collaborative tool to offer their best clients the best service and keep them in the fold.

A CIO's first year on the job

Despite what has been one of the worst years for the economy, especially in the IT sector, Jim Milde says he has accomplished just about everything he said he would when he took over as CIO at Sony Electronics last January.