IT/Business strategies for CIOs

Here are the top five IT and business strategy articles with useful advice and resources on how to better align your IT organization with the needs of the business.

IT and business alignment is still a priority for CIOs. Check out our top five IT and business strategy articles for useful advice and resources on how to better align your IT organization with the needs of the business.

1. Wikis in the enterprise face security, compliance challenges
As more CIOs consider enterprise adoption of wikis, security, management control and compliance remain their top concerns. Read the full tip here

2. Technology spending 2008: SOA, virtualization still hot
IT spending for 2008 is expected to increase slightly over 2007, according to early expert predictions. Read the full tip here

3. Self-service technologies help companies help themselves
Self-service technologies not only put employees and customers in control, but also reduce costs and lets workers focus on the important things. Read the full tip here

4. Monitoring technologies making headway with CIOs
Catching unscrupulous employees gambling online isn't the only reason to monitor Web activity. Employee monitoring can also help CIOs make better use of network resources. Read the full tip here

5. Benefits of outsourcing go beyond pricing
Companies are looking beyond low-cost options when evaluating the many benefits of outsourcing. As the outsourcing market becomes more price competitive, business value and governance become the top drivers for IT outsourcing. Read the full tip here

This was first published in October 2007

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