IT Vendor Selection and Management
- April 08, 2010
Security continues to be a top priority for IT organizations shelling out budget dollars and planning for the future. But do you know the right questions to ask when evaluating potential security ...
- March 11, 2010
IT infrastructure outsourcing and multisourcing benefit when enterprise and vendor have a strong IT Infrastructure Library framework. Learn how to align IT outsourcing and ITIL.
- February 24, 2010
What are the warning signs that outsourcing contracts are going bad? How can you mitigate the risks? Experts offer advice in this second of two articles.
- February 23, 2010
Outsourcing contract renegotiations were up sharply last year. Most of that activity focused on cost cuts, which spells trouble. Experts offer advice, in the first of two articles.
- January 27, 2010
Enterprises are finding ways to use vendor contract management as a means to cut costs by renegotiating contracts down to the maintenance-clause and business-unit levels.
- December 18, 2009
IBM announced this week that it was buying Lombardi, a successful and well-known BPM technology vendor. Lombardi has a range of tools that are both innovative and affordable for midmarket ...
- December 02, 2009
Application development outsourcing poses risks, from developers sharing information on blogs to not knowing who is really writing your code. Here's how to manage them.
- November 03, 2009
Virginia's CIO explains steps being taken to improve oversight and performance of the state's $2 billion IT outsourcing deal, which has been beset by delays and other problems.
- October 06, 2009
Need a hand in evaluating prospective vendors or managing your current crop? Here's a sampling of software vendor scorecards and requirements to help you create your own.
- August 27, 2009
IT outsourcing pros and cons for Latin and South America range from time zone alignment and geographic proximity to a lack of vendors and language barriers. Learn more here.
- August 18, 2009
The benefits and challenges of IT outsourcing in India, China, the Philippines and Vietnam range from pricing to intellectual property barriers. Learn more here.
- August 13, 2009
Learn how enterprises are mixing and matching virtualization technologies for the desktop as they await bare-metal client hypervisors from VMware and others.
- August 06, 2009
In their rush to get services on the market, cloud computing providers are leaving quite a few gaps when it comes to contracts and accountability. Here's what to watch out for.
- August 05, 2009
PPM software vendors are trying to address user concerns over pricing, resource allocation and calculating ROI. But have Microsoft SharePoint and Project already done the job?
- July 08, 2009
Users have found multiple uses for network access control, including growing usage for guest networks. Understanding which of NAC's four main use cases is yours is crucial to selecting the right system.