Allen Bernard is a veteran freelance business and technology writer, former managing editor and entrepreneur. From 2003 -2012 he served as the managing editor of CIOUpdate.com and numerous other technology websites. Since 2000, Allen has written, assigned and edited thousands of articles that focus on intersection of technology and business. As well as content marketing and PR, he now writes for Data Informed.com, CIO.com, the Economist Intelligence Unit, InformationWeek and other high-quality publications. His current project is co-authoring a book on Technology Business Management for the TBM Council. Originally from the Boston area Allen now calls Columbus, Ohio home. He can be reached at 614-937-2316 or abernie182 @ gmail.com. Please follow him on Twitter at @allen_bernard1, on Google+ or on Linked In.