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  • A smart business intelligence strategy

    Scot Petersen - Editorial Director 28 Sep 2010
  • My campaign to forever rid my home of snail mail is coming along, except for two areas: Clothing catalogs and Sierra Club membership appeals. The clothing catalogs I can understand. They might be ...

  • Supporting cloud services is a quandary for IT

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 16 Sep 2010
  • A CIO was recently approached by a business line manager about a problem with a cloud service. The manager asked if the CIO could help resolve the issue, and the CIO gave him a flat-out “No.” It is ...

  • Emerging technology that's hitting its stride

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 10 Sep 2010
  • Social media, it seems, is on everyone's mind these days. How do I use it as a business tool? Should I allow employees to use social media tools for business purposes? Its uses are varied, but it ...

  • The end of online anonymity, part 2

    Scot Petersen - Editorial Director 10 Aug 2010
  • Google CEO Eric Schmidt's statement last week about the end of online anonymity recalls similar words by one of his former colleagues, Scott McNealy of Sun, more than a decade ago. McNealy caused a ...

  • Agile best practices applied to business problems

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 05 Aug 2010
  • In the past few years, Ross Pettit, client principal at Chicago-based ThoughtWorks Inc., has seen a shift in client requests. The agile software development consulting firm’s projects are still ...

  • A world without legacy systems

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 30 Jul 2010
  • How frustrating is it to be one of the little guys without the resources to bear for big projects. Well, those frustrations may actually be easier to deal with than the alternative: Being a large ...

  • Taking notations on agile data modeling

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 29 Jul 2010
  • You can’t talk about agile data modeling without mentioning Scott Ambler, whom many consider the authority if not founder of agile data modeling. In this tip, Ambler takes readers through an ...

  • IT consolidation for business innovation

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 14 Jul 2010
  • I’ve been touching base with IT folks and analysts lately to get a feel for the projects people are working on these days, and the phrases that keep coming up are IT consolidation, modernization ...