Information technology outsourcing
- January 20, 2011
Being the lowest-cost service provider of offshore IT outsourcing pays off in ways that go beyond being -- well, the lowest-cost IT service provider. Rock-bottom prices attract new customers, who ...
- December 22, 2010
Knowing what not to outsource is not always as obvious as it seems, according to sourcing experts. Here are six questions to help you build an effective outsourcing strategy.
- December 10, 2010
An important part of a CIO's job is understanding which IT functions are best handled by others and which should be kept in-house. But the answer is not always so clear-cut in the outsourcing vs. ...
- November 29, 2010
If 2011 is like 2010, choosing the right outsourcing service provider and getting the deal off to the right start will be critical for CIOs. Here are four mistakes to avoid.
- October 05, 2010
Want to know what your competitors are asking their offshore providers for? Mobile business applications, managed, supported and deployed fast for competitive gain.
- September 15, 2010
As CIOs wait for public-cloud offerings to mature, they look to offshore providers for services that confer competitive advantage. First up: a two-tier ERP or hub-and-spoke model.
- September 08, 2010
Outsourcing solutions are undergoing a seismic shift, says the head of outsourcing at A.T. Kearney. See what CIOs want from outsourcing companies, and the tradeoffs made in return.
- September 01, 2010
Demand for data center colocation is up, and so are the prices, prompting a debate over whether investments in colocation services match the ROI.
- August 31, 2010
Is it better to own or rent data center space? CIOs are seeking more modular, green data center designs and considering data center outsourcing, as consolidation takes precedence.
- June 03, 2010
Business process change management itself is changing, because of the rise of social media, the consumerization of IT and the pace of change. Learn what you need to do to keep up.
- May 27, 2010
CIOs will be given the responsibility to develop products to reduce energy consumption, a recent report says, and they should start now to build expertise in energy informatics.
- May 11, 2010
As the country emerges from the Great Recession, IT budgets are slowly peeking out at spending opportunities. Tops on the list: projects that got put on hold.
- April 07, 2010
With mergers and acquisitions expected to rise in 2010, the role of the CIO is increasingly important. In M&A activity, what separates successful from unsuccessful CIOs?
- April 07, 2010
Find out why one CIO believes most midmarket companies will move to cloud email in the next few years and where he thinks cloud computing services are limited.
- March 16, 2010
In the second article in a periodic series on innovation strategies, Amtrak's CIO talks about his approach to large- and small-scale business and IT transformation.