IT Vendor Selection and Management
- November 15, 2011
Vendor relationship management often isn’t a strong suit of CIOs. A Gartner guru offers tips for working with vendors -- with comment from CIOs.
- November 14, 2011
CIOs are adept at managing vendor contracts. What they tend to have trouble with is vendor relationship management. Find out why.
- September 08, 2011
Choosing the right IT services to deliver is the foundation of a winning IT Service Management strategy. ITIL chief architect Sharon Taylor explains.
- September 07, 2011
Even though CIOs have done an excellent job of reducing costs, there is more cost optimization to be done, Ernst & Young's David Nichols says.
- June 14, 2011
No matter how big the outsourcing contract, accountability should be an inside job. CIO Linda Jojo explains why outsourcing is all about governance.
- June 01, 2011
Elasticity and ease of provisioning are virtual cloud computing characteristics that appeal to CIOs but are off-putting from the perspective of security.
- May 17, 2011
If your organization is considering an application-transformation strategy, do your homework on Software as a Service products before you commit to a vendor.
- February 15, 2011
Vendors are promising to eliminate data center infrastructure management headaches by hooking together one-stop solutions. Will enterprises take the bait?
- February 08, 2011
Off-the-shelf cloud computing applications are becoming a priority with enterprise CIOs looking for safe ways to move less strategic products and functions.
- February 07, 2011
When it comes to enterprise cloud computing, CIOs are finding that even the easy sells are hard. Learn how organizations are incorporating the cloud into their business strategies.
- February 07, 2011
CIOs are cautiously deciphering the value of cloud computing, and finding that their expectations don't always match the payoff. Yet the service delivery model is gaining traction.
- November 29, 2010
If 2011 is like 2010, choosing the right outsourcing service provider and getting the deal off to the right start will be critical for CIOs. Here are four mistakes to avoid.
- November 17, 2010
Enterprise collaboration platforms aim to add a social layer to work apps. This story, the second of two about such platforms, offers a market overview and vendor selection advice.
- September 08, 2010
Outsourcing solutions are undergoing a seismic shift, says the head of outsourcing at A.T. Kearney. See what CIOs want from outsourcing companies, and the tradeoffs made in return.
- August 17, 2010
If the sagging economy has forced midsized companies to delay hiring more IT staff, maybe migrating to Windows 7 can move them off that dime. In a recent report by IDC, an impressive number of ...