Enterprise mobile strategy

  • December 12, 2003 12 Dec'03

    A holistic approach to compliance

    What is the best way to tackle multiple compliance issues? One expert suggests a holistic approach.

  • December 01, 2003 01 Dec'03

    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.

  • November 25, 2003 25 Nov'03

    Wachovia compliance chief 'joined at hip' with CIO

    The title of chief compliance officer (CCO) is a relatively new one at Wachovia Corp., the Charlotte, N.C.-based banking giant and the fifth-largest bank holding company in the United States based on assets ($389 billion). But in this day and age, ...

  • November 24, 2003 24 Nov'03

    Seven steps to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

    Sarbanes Oxley compliance is giving many a CIO a headache. Seven steps -- and maybe a couple of Tylenol gelcaps -- may help ease the pain.

  • November 12, 2003 12 Nov'03

    How Rent-a-Center uses IT strategically for financial gain

    Learn how Rent-a-Center leverages IT strategically, and how its internal communications system provides business value.

  • November 05, 2003 05 Nov'03

    Regulatory compliance deadlines aren't spurring purchases, report says

    Vendors using the threat of compliance deadlines to sell products are wasting their time. A new report says chief execs aren't driven by fear and are not buying into the hype.

  • November 04, 2003 04 Nov'03

    Enabling service mobility or just spinning your wheels?

    Keeping a mobile workforce on track presents its own special challenges. Ideally, managers want to create higher service levels without adding headcount.

  • October 30, 2003 30 Oct'03

    SAS CEO: Offshore outsourcing 'has been bothering me'

    LAS VEGAS -- The co-founder and CEO of the world's largest privately held software firm is "perplexed" and torn by the offshore outsourcing wave. But he came to an important realization. Jim Goodnight of Cary, N.C.-based SAS Institute Inc. talked ...

  • October 29, 2003 29 Oct'03

    IBM pushes compliance offerings as deadlines loom

    Analysts say IBM is playing off the regulatory compliance fears of firms and believe this offering is likely to be met gleefully by CEOs with open wallets.

  • September 17, 2003 17 Sep'03

    CIO Trendwatch: Outsourcing, paychecks and stress

    Offshore outsourcing is a hot topic, but it gets downright heated when you start talking about its impact on paychecks at home -- hot enough to get Uncle Sam involved.

  • September 16, 2003 16 Sep'03

    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 ...

  • September 10, 2003 10 Sep'03

    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.

  • August 18, 2003 18 Aug'03

    Offshore with a twist -- 'do-it-yourself' outsourcing

    Offshore outsourcing -- everyone's doing it, but not everyone's doing it the same way. One firm, Cambridge, Mass.-based i-Vantage Inc., helps you bypass the middleman and set up shop in India yourself. Call it the "third-party pooper." Amit ...

  • August 11, 2003 11 Aug'03

    Global sourcing: What you need to know to make it work

    There is no disputing that global sourcing is on the rise; the U.S. alone imported more than $1.3 trillion worth of goods and services in 2001. It is similarly obvious why offshore sourcing is so attractive: most companies report a 10% to 35% cost ...

  • July 30, 2003 30 Jul'03

    Gartner: Smart CIOs craft outsourcing plans with care

    According to Gartner, the offshore outsourcing bug will bite one in 20 IT jobs by the end of 2004. If you're a CIO or IT manager, the way you handle offshore outsourcing's impact on your company can make you or break you. Analysts have some advice ...