Stories by Michael Friedenberg

Will 3D printing really change the world?

IDG Communications CEO, Michael Friedenberg, says it already has, as he contemplates 3D printing technology that can create things as varied as a human liver and a new home.

How to measure the cultural DNA of your company

When Yahoo appointed Marissa Mayer as CEO, it wasn't her gender or pregnancy that made it relevant, it was her product expertise. What does your CEO bring to the table and how should IT support that goal? If you don't know, you should.

CIOs Need a Wakeup Call

Many CIOs think they're more relevant than ever before, but their CEOs often disagree. IDG Enterprise's own CEO is calling for CIOs to figure out how to better include innovation in their job descriptions

What will it take to get more women execs in IT?

As the father of two young girls, I often think ahead to what fields my children might pursue in their professional careers. Since my own career is devoted to high-tech media, I naturally think about the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and wonder if it's a path I would recommend to my daughters.

Execs from NASDAQ, HP Show Operations Some Love

One of the great joys I have in serving the CIO community is witnessing the openness and transparency you have with each other-especially when given the chance to sit down face-to-face at one of our events. Whether the perspectives you share come from your experience with business, technology or overall leadership, I'm always impressed by how generous IT executives are in exchanging invaluable insights and guidance that ultimately improves everyone's performance.