Information technology outsourcing

  • May 25, 2006 25 May'06

    Report: Microsoft shaking up security market

    A new Forrester analysis says Microsoft is already gaining on the top security vendors, but the battle for security mindshare is just beginning.

  • May 24, 2006 24 May'06

    CIOs fighting uphill battle against renegade apps

    Experts say keeping unsanctioned apps and technologies off company computers is a battle you can't win. But protecting your network is possible. Two options are getting a lot of buzz. Both require keeping communication lines open and static-free.

  • May 17, 2006 17 May'06

    For students with 'learnability,' a future in IT via India

    Add the Indian IT powerhouse Infosys to the list of companies recruiting at American colleges this year. The fast-growing company sees a diverse workforce as its future. Some American students see a passage to India as a passport to a better job ...

  • May 12, 2006 12 May'06

    Tech services firm could benefit from CEO resignation

    The resignation of the CEO of technology consultant Keane Inc. could actually give the company a boost, says a Wall St. analyst.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    App security defense: Strategies to lock down your Web applications

    Most organizations have deployed a layered approach to tackling security at the infrastructure level, but now experts say it's time to apply that approach to Web applications.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    Four steps to successful IT/business alignment

    Business alignment remains a top priority for IT executives. James Champy offers CIOs advice for turning IT into an integral part of their business operations, and no longer just a service center.

  • May 11, 2006 11 May'06

    The mobility challenge: Supporting multiple devices in the enterprise

    As more and more mobile devices enter the enterprise, the IT department's task of managing and securing them grows more complex. talked to panelists and attendees at last week's Interop Wireless and Mobility conference to ...

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    IT happens: The 'Big Bang' at DuPont and its aftermath

    Global multi-sourcing of IT keeps DuPont fleet of foot. But, oh, is it hard work. Take a gander at the DuPont "peacock," a showstopper organizational chart that aligns IT external and internal providers with the chemical company's business units.

  • April 18, 2006 18 Apr'06

    CA acquires job scheduling software provider Cybermation

    The acquisition of Cybermation eliminates a competitor for CA. But the deal also offers some opportunities for customers of both companies.

  • April 18, 2006 18 Apr'06

    Outsourcing on verge of cultural evolution

    A growing number of CIOs are placing a higher importance on cultural fit when exploring offshore outsourcing possibilities. But some experts warn far too many still focus on only short-term cost savings.

  • April 13, 2006 13 Apr'06

    Offshore contracts: The finer the print, the better

    Off the shelf might be just fine for IT services, but offshore contracts should be custom-made. Gartner offers tips for "contracting effectively in a globally sourced world."

  • April 11, 2006 11 Apr'06

    Infrastructure management moves offshore

    As the offshore outsourcing market matures, Indian vendors are now poised to take over another chunk of the IT stack: the care and feeding of infrastructure.

  • April 04, 2006 04 Apr'06

    Gartner: Good old-fashioned outsourcing has got to stop!

    Ad hoc, compulsive outsourcing needs to give way to disciplined multisourcing. How? For starters, ask the right questions in the right order.

  • April 01, 2006 01 Apr'06

    Data center crossroads

    Every midmarket organization reaches the point when it must consider outsourcing as part of its data center strategy. Options abound.

  • March 30, 2006 30 Mar'06

    Wake up! Patch needed for 2007 DST change

    Next year, daylight-saving time will start in March instead of April. As a result, a patch to update your OS will likely be required.