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  • Gartner: Business units to drive more outsourcing deals

    Who's going to be calling the shots when it comes to outsourcing? Business people. That means IT people and the companies that serve them need to bone up on their business terms if they don't want to be bucked off the bandwagon. 

  • A CIO Conversation: CIO position 'young but here'

    Darwin John, former CIO of the FBI, looks back on his more than 30 years of experience and offered valuable advice to CIOs and IT executives on IT/business alignment issues, collaborative CIOs, the role of IT in the organization and more. 

  • The priority that persists

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. New research shows that an old problem is still the top concern for senior technology execs. 

  • Analyst: Find savings in administrative fat

    Consolidation and cutbacks are obvious ways to save money. But there are other ways CIOs can use IT to trim the corporate fat. 

  • Alignment, communication among top CIO challenges

    If you're a CIO, how do you deal with some of the most nagging challenges in your department? Thou shalt follow the 10 commandments of IT consultant and author Harris Kern. 

  • Service level management: Linking IS performance to business goals

    In today's cost-justifying economy, CIOs are creating service-level management programs to ensure that IT services are properly linked to business processes and goals. 

  • Expert to CIOs: Be the 'CFO of IT'

    Between utility computing and offshore outsourcing, it's a pretty safe bet that the data center of tomorrow won't look like the data center of today. What can CIOs do to prepare for the inevitable evolution? In this interview, Tom Pisello, founder, C... 

  • Selling IT to the CFO: The new differentiator in the analytics world

    Analytics and data warehousing technologies can produce significant quantifiable returns. However, IT managers responsible for these technologies face significant obstacles to quantifying ROI metrics. So it is no wonder that the featured course at TD... 

  • Service level management: Linking IS performance to business goals

    In today's cost-justifying economy, CIOs are creating service-level management programs to ensure that IT services are properly linked to business processes and goals. 

  • Why IT does matter

    Their colleague in Cambridge caused quite a ruckus when he wrote that IT doesn't matter. Now two Harvard professors describe why IT does matter.