Information technology outsourcing

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Five ways to improve your budgeting process

    The budgeting process is often a very stressful time for IT executives, especially as they face continuing cost pressures and a need to show business value for their technology investments. Columnist James Champy offers advice on how to make ...

  • October 12, 2006 12 Oct'06

    CIOs in turf wars over business process outsourcing

    Business process outsourcing is the fastest-growing segment of the outsourcing market -- and that spells trouble for CIOs.

  • October 06, 2006 06 Oct'06

    The price of offshore attrition

    CIOs need to get creative to ensure quality from offshore providers wrestling with job turnover. Experts offer four tips for how CIOs can successfully work with offshore vendors and still protect their critical assets.

  • October 05, 2006 05 Oct'06

    Company moves from J.D. Edwards in-house support to third party

    Koontz-Wagner chose TomorrowNow as a third-party support vendor on its J.D. Edwards software running on its iSeries, saving more than 50% off in-house support.

  • October 03, 2006 03 Oct'06

    IT must keep watchful eye on growing Software as a Service

    With Software as a Service on the rise, IT administrators have to know which applications will be entering their lines of business.

  • September 27, 2006 27 Sep'06

    Advice: Plotting your way up the executive ranks

    Gregory Smith, author of "Straight to the Top: Becoming a World-Class CIO" and CIO of the World Wildlife Fund, talks about his carefully plotted route to the executive ranks and offers some tips for aspiring CIOs.

  • September 21, 2006 21 Sep'06

    Flat world gives rise to innovative companies

    How CIOs can help their companies make the shift from an old world mentality to a flat world strategy.

  • September 19, 2006 19 Sep'06

    Microsoft warns of new IE threat

    Days after Patch Tuesday, Microsoft warned of a new threat against Internet Explorer. Attackers could exploit it to crash machines or take them over.

  • August 31, 2006 31 Aug'06

    SaaS CRM extends to remote support

    Despite some initial security trepidation, Okuma Corp. has implemented a hosted remote support application.

  • August 23, 2006 23 Aug'06

    Citigroup to outsource desktop support to Dell

    Financial services giant Citigroup will reportedly lay off 200 of its IT support staff this November to make way for an outsourcing deal with Dell.

  • August 17, 2006 17 Aug'06

    Mobile workers push for smartphones

    Road warriors may prefer smartphones over laptops and PDAs, but equipping your entire mobile workforce with this nifty tool may not be such a great idea.

  • August 09, 2006 09 Aug'06

    Offshoring in India to flourish, despite wage hikes

    Rising wages won't be enough to topple India from its throne as the destination of choice for IT offshoring. In fact, Indian firms will continue to take business from their competitors simply because they have a better business model.

  • August 07, 2006 07 Aug'06

    More CIOs handpicking their successors

    A new survey reveals more CIOs are grooming their replacements and, at the same time, nurturing their careers.

  • August 03, 2006 03 Aug'06

    Mobile security begins with policy

    Mobile security can no longer be an afterthought. Mobile experts say security starts, but doesn't end, with policy.

  • August 02, 2006 02 Aug'06

    CIOs take heat for security snafus

    Are CIOs being used as scapegoats when companies experience a major security breach, and fighting an uphill battle when it comes to authority and control?