Capitalizing on Technology Developments provides an authoritative, insiders perspective on assessing the value of new tools, trends, and technologies that will deliver significant impact for the business. Featuring CTOs and CIOs from some of the top companies in the nation, this book provides a first-hand look at prioritizing company needs, improving employee productivity, and balancing the organizations short- and long-term goals. From social media and mobile technologies to virtualization and cloud computing, these executives divulge the most important trends that have the potential to influence future success for their companies. When faced with new developments, leaders must decide whether to be on the leading edge or adopt late; these experts share the pros and cons of each perspective and identify when to make an exception to the rule. Because technologies are only as effective as their users, the authors also discuss important staffing trends and how to develop and leverage top talent. The different niches presented and the breadth of perspectives represented enable readers to get inside some of the leading minds of today, as these insiders offer up their thoughts on reviewing wish-list technologies and implementing the best solutions for the bottom line.