John Dodge

John Dodge is an award-winning journalist and newspaperman, who has covered technology and business since 1980. He spent 16 years at PC Week (now eWeek) as news editor and editor and several years as editor-in-chief of engineering magazines EDN and Design News. His personal blog is The Dodge Retort. John Dodge is presently the community manager at, an online community for CIOs sponsored by Hewlett Packard and produced by IDG.

Laptop PCs Edge Over Tablets is Disappearing

Tablets, to no one’s surprise, will outpace portable PC sales this year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Tablet Tracker. Indeed, the trend came alive for me last week when I swore never to bring a portable PC to a conference again.

Making Telework Work

To be successful, telecommuting programs need clear rules, goals and structure in order to work well in practice.

IT Life Inside an Industrial Giant

In a wide-ranging interview, General Electric Intelligent Platforms (GEIP) CIO and “Lean Leader” Vince Campisi describes what life is like in a huge industrial giant like GE.

Reviewing Windows 8 Reviews

My accountant the other day said she’s in the market for a new PC and asked if she and her family should upgrade to Windows 8. Having covered PC technology for many years, she thought I might have some insight into into the new operating system.