Debra D'Agostino

Debra D'Agostino was part of the original team that launched CIO Insight in May 2001, and has held several positions during her tenure, serving first as copy chief, then senior reporter, and currently as online editor, overseeing content and strategy for CIOInsight.com. Prior to joining Ziff Davis Media, her work focused largely on travel and leisure, and her articles have appeared in Consumer Reports' Travel Letter, The Elite Traveler, Agenda New York, Travel Agent, Westchester, Wine Enthusiast and USA Today, among others. At CIO Insight, she has twice been a finalist for American Business Media's Jesse H. Neal Award, and has received three national gold awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. She holds a bachelor of science in journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

E-Voting Glitches Abound

With roughly 33 percent of all voters using new electronic equipment to cast their votes in the Nov. 7 midterm election, there was little surprise when precincts began reporting...

How the Web Polarized Politics

Gerry McGovern spends the majority of his time focused on what he calls "the impact of the content revolution." As one of the worlds leading thinkers on the development and...

E-Voting: Will Your Vote Count?

Hardly a day goes by without electronic voting making headlines. In mid-July, voter-rights group Voter GA filed a lawsuit against the Georgia State Election Board opposing the use of...

Training the Next Generation of IT Professionals

Its a Tuesday afternoon, and a group of 14 students have gathered in the back room of a computer lab at Columbia University in New York City. Its a sociology...

Expert Voices: Prudentials CIO on the Benefits of IT Mentors

For Barbara Koster, IT isnt only about alignment and meeting business goals. The global CIO of Prudential Financial, a $37 billion financial services firm, feels a palpable responsibility to help...

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