THE CIO VIEW

THE CIO VIEW

To people not directly involved in technical-support roles, corporate information technology (IT) operations may seem to be all alike—the servers, the helpdesk, the software upgrades, the mysterious jargon and acronyms. But IT leaders know that their departments are as unique as the businesses they serve.

Cole Orndorff, CIO of Golden Valley–based Mortenson Construction, a commercial building contractor, and Mary Lynne Perushek, vice president and CIO for Donaldson Company, an industrial filtration manufacturer based in Bloomington, are offering us a glimpse into their specialized worlds. We asked about their most pressing issues and projects to get a sense of how technology is helping to push their companies forward.

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