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  • Time for a change management showdown at Asset Corral

    There is a structural disconnect between what most application vendors define as change management and asset management. By eliminating the gap between the services performed against assets and the static asset management repositories in which inform... 

  • Six decisions IT people shouldn't make

    An information systems expert at MIT's Sloan School of Management explains why some key decisions about IT are best left in the hands of senior business managers. 

  • IT investments that pay off

    Some companies turn their IT investments into a successful driver of productivity. Others turn them into a mess. What separates them? Harvard Business School has come up with three practices that separate the men from the boys. 

  • Meta study: CIOs saved room for security in 2003

    IT spending may have been flat in 2003, but according to a Meta Group study, that "flatness" doesn't apply to security-related investments. 

  • Is ROI having an identity crisis?

    That gulf separating business and IT wouldn't be so wide if each side didn't have a different definition of ROI. While business people have revenues dancing through their heads, the IT people dream of protection from breached and broken systems as we... 

  • Rent-a-Center uses IT for financial and strategic gain

    Learn how Rent-a-Center leverages its internal communications system to provide business and IT value. 

  • The Altria Group: Running IT as a business

    Altria, frequently ranked number one in Economic Value Added, credits much of the company's success to its focus on ROM. The top ranked consumer goods company owns Philip Morris International and Kraft Foods, among other companies. 

  • 10 secrets of successful offshore software development, part 2

    If you want to get some extra "oomph" from offshore software development, "extrasourcing" could be the ticket. 

  • Smart IT investments will eventually pay off for the entire company

    Technology purchases like open source software, Software as a Service and other apps that are easy to use can benefit companies as a whole, one expert writes. 

  • HP chief plugs 'adaptive enterprise'

    "Survival of the fittest" may be the rule in the animal kingdom, but in the IT kingdom, it's the adaptive who survive. That's the word from HP's Carly Fiorina -- at a Forrester Research conference yesterday, she opened up about her firm's "adaptive e...