IT in vertical markets

  • November 08, 2004 08 Nov'04

    An Offshore Conversation: Author and IT veteran responsible for FleetBoston's offshoring part 2

    Offshore outsourcing expert Tandy Gold believes that properly executed offshoring programs can be a win/win for everyone involved, including employees who might otherwise have been displaced. In part two of this interview, Gold, author...

  • October 21, 2004 21 Oct'04

    Gartner: CIOs can't ignore technology convergence

    At this week's Gartner Symposium ITxpo, one expert said cutting-edge networking issues like MPLS and VoIP are transforming enterprises, paving the way for application convergence.

  • October 12, 2004 12 Oct'04

    Salaries coming alive in health care IT

    You can't spell "vital" without "IT." Techies working in health care are making healthy amounts of money, as IT becomes a vital part of Rx.

  • October 07, 2004 07 Oct'04

    Desktop Linux making inroads at SMBs

    It's not exactly a tidal wave, but the number of SMBs leaning on Linux for their desktop computing needs is on the grow.

  • September 20, 2004 20 Sep'04

    Six qualities every great leader needs

    What separates the leaders from the followers? One established leader says there are six qualities that make the difference.

  • September 01, 2004 01 Sep'04

    A CIO Conversation: Lands' End's Frank Giannantonio

    Lands' End CIO Frank Giannantonio discusses how IT has helped lead change -- and improve -- the retailer.

  • March 29, 2004 29 Mar'04

    Six Sigma -- it's not just for manufacturers anymore

    The Six Sigma methodology was developed in the 1980s by Motorola Inc. to reduce manufacturing defects and improve customer satisfaction. Today, many CIOs at non-manufacturing enterprises are turning to this successful process-improvement ...

  • March 10, 2004 10 Mar'04

    Tears for Sears – Retailer to say 'peace out' to PCs

    Sears says it guarantees the good life at a great price, but if you want a PC from Brand Central, you'll have to get a good life somewhere else.

  • March 08, 2004 08 Mar'04

    Meta: Outsourcing laws still a long way off

    Offshore outsourcing is a moving target for both state and federal lawmakers. So far, none of the bills have become laws, and right now CIOs shouldn't dwell on the legal rhetoric. There are plenty of other offshore risks to worry about.

  • March 04, 2004 04 Mar'04

    A CIO Conversation: Government CIO has the state as his oyster

    Richard Rognehaugh, CIO for the state of Tennessee, discusses the pluses of having an entire state as his customer, the challenges of having the taxpayer as the boss, and compares his public gig to his previous life in the private sector.

  • February 16, 2004 16 Feb'04

    RFID: Obstacles and infrastructures

    Deployment of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is getting a little more static. But RFID should start making waves again once it clears a few hurdles. This Meta Group report spotlights some of the biggest obstacles to RFID adoption.

  • January 21, 2003 21 Jan'03

    Feds announce 12% hike in IT spending, demand ROI

    The Bush administration used Oracle AppsWorld as a platform to announce its planned 12% increase in federal IT spending for fiscal 2004.

  • January 08, 2003 08 Jan'03

    Automated backups 'on the money' for finance firm

    Manual procedures used by a financial services firm to select and secure tape backups go the way of fractions of stock shares.