IT in vertical markets

  • July 25, 2006 25 Jul'06

    Business intelligence aids health center

    Jefferson Medical Center used business intelligence software to measure and improve employee productivity while maintaining a high level of patient care.

  • July 20, 2006 20 Jul'06

    CIOs should seek more from Web vendors, say experts

    As more small businesses move to a crowded and complicated Internet, they will need to find vendors that can offer more than Web hosting and design services.

  • July 20, 2006 20 Jul'06

    Financial data management tool eases compliance woes

    Financial data management software vendors claim to reduce compliance costs via workflow and data quality tools. Users say the software helps them save money -- and sleep soundly.

  • June 28, 2006 28 Jun'06

    SOA implementation gets mother of all tests

    An SOA application that had just gone live came to the rescue on a dark and stormy night, when 52,000 Austin Energy customers lost power.

  • June 07, 2006 07 Jun'06

    Bringing a CEO mind-set to IT

    IT needs to support and enhance business goals. Rich Hoffman, newly minted CEO of the North American IT operations at Hyundai Motor Co., took the mandate a step further, turning IT into a business.

  • May 23, 2006 23 May'06

    Rural hospital tests VPN to meet state regs

    Being out in the middle of nowhere doesn't get you off the hook when it comes to complying with state regulations. Learn how one rural Illinois hospital is trying to give patients 24/7 pharmacy access through a VPN.

  • April 12, 2006 12 Apr'06

    ITIL best practices: Wellness at your service

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Karen Maas is turning a creaky help desk into a well-oiled ITIL-based service desk. Now nurses and doctors can focus on making children better.

  • April 06, 2006 06 Apr'06

    Dillman replaced as Wal-Mart CIO

    The high-profile Wal-Mart CIO has a new job, but she leaves an impenetrable legacy to the IT world.

  • March 28, 2006 28 Mar'06

    Hospital admin talks shop

    Hal Weiss of Baptist Memorial Healthcare talks to about data growth, maintaining patient confidentiality and learning to forecast storage needs the hard way.

  • March 22, 2006 22 Mar'06

    Poor government security makes industry wary

    An annual review shows government security practices aren't improving. Experts worry it could harm Homeland Security's ability to work with the private sector to stop cybercrime.

  • March 08, 2006 08 Mar'06

    Wisconsin CIO gets slammed on Oracle email debacle

    The state of Wisconsin walked away from a $2.6 million email integration project using Oracle Collaboration Suite. What went wrong? Some say the CIO.

  • February 14, 2006 14 Feb'06

    Iron Mountain sticks with NetApp NAS, wanted Sun

    Business decision makers recently vetoed the storage team at Iron Mountain and chose IBM-branded NetApp filers.

  • December 23, 2005 23 Dec'05

    Offshore outsourcing and the relative value of growth: A conversation with Katzenbach Partners

    When the consulting firm Katzenbach Partners released a report recently describing a metric -- called the Relative Value of Growth (RVG) -- that purports to measure the strengths and capabilities of outsourcing firms, it caused a stir.

  • December 20, 2005 20 Dec'05

    Seven toys for online retailers in '06

    Just in time for the holidays, seven technologies you need to have on your list, courtesy of Forrester Research.

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    One size doesn't fit all e-mail archive policies and products

    The rules for e-mail archiving vary from one organization to the next. IT should start the ball rolling before it gets the legal department involved in rules for message archiving.