IT Vendor Selection and Management
- May 06, 2009
Find out how CIOs are providing business users with real-time data without big investments in BAM tools.
- March 31, 2009
As companies with IT outsourcing contracts look to take advantage of price drops, they find renegotiations may include reduced service levels. Gartner and others weigh in.
- February 27, 2009
Even as CIOs face smaller IT budgets in a range of areas this year, one segment that still has traction is Software as a Service (SaaS). The subscription-based software delivery model provides an ...
- February 05, 2009
Vendor management offices and standards bodies can help large organizations save money on IT purchasing and better manage vendor relations, both critical during a recession.
- December 19, 2008
Twas the night before deadline and all through the office, we worked with our heads down, appeasing our bosses. But what to my weary eyes should appear? The USPS delivery, bringing vendor-purchased ...
- November 20, 2008
A new report from Forrester Research says the confluence of a scary economy and rapidly evolving technologies will drive explosive growth in IT managed services.
- November 19, 2008
IT execs get major benefits by deploying virtual servers. But they're also discovering that virtualized environments are more difficult and complex to manage than anticipated.
- November 13, 2008
For CIOs who already budget lean, here are four more places to save. You can stop some projects, reduce service levels, increase levels of risk and, yeah, move to the cloud.
- November 06, 2008
In slow economic times, organizations in the past have turned to IT outsourcing providers to cut costs. But that model may no longer hold true as IT leaders are asked to cut deep -- way deep -- during the economic recession.
- November 04, 2008
A CIO used every penny of a budgeting windfall to build the network infrastructure for a nonprofit performing arts center while never wasting a dime. Wi-Fi and a fixed-mobile communications (FMC) system are among the perks helping performers, ...
- October 02, 2008
In an attempt to get more users, Microsoft has added SearchPerks to its Live Search service. But, unless you have Internet Explorer 6.0, you aren’t even able to access the SearchPerks registration ...
- October 01, 2008
Forrester Research Inc.'s new "IT everywhere" concept predicts what enterprise architecture will look like in coming years.
- September 09, 2008
The e-trash keeps piling up. Need a visual? Think "Wall-E." What isn't stockpiled is being dumped into landfills and the toxic parts shipped off to countries where laws are lax. CIOs are taking steps to keep their companies' hands clean.
- August 25, 2008
The Oracle vs. SAP war has been a long and vicious one. The ERP giants battle constantly for market share and big-time customers. Meanwhile, their CEOs – Oracle’s Larry Ellison and SAP’s Henning ...
- August 22, 2008
A recent SearchCIO-Midmarket.com CIO salary survey shows reasons people leave their jobs -- dissatisfaction with management is at the top. Are your bad bosses really that bad?