Return on investment

  • June 25, 2003 25 Jun'03

    Why do CIOs outsource? The price is right

    Dollars may be driving most CIOs to outsource, but attendees at Gartner's outsourcing summit learned that it really should be more of a strategic decision.

  • June 18, 2003 18 Jun'03

    Four things to keep in mind amidst merger madness

    Does Oracle's overture to PeopleSoft (and indirectly to J.D. Edwards) have you wondering what on earth to do with your ERP strategy? There are four things to keep in mind in the midst of the merger madness.

  • April 21, 2003 21 Apr'03

    Controlling data center TCO through careful consolidation

    Of all the trends focused on controlling costs, none is as widespread as consolidation. Experts point out that shifting architecture isn't always just subtraction.

  • April 17, 2003 17 Apr'03

    U.S. firms smarter IT spenders than E.U. peers

    Why is it that U.S. firms are getting more bang for their IT bucks than European firms are getting for their Euros? A pair of business strategies, as well as the Atlantic Ocean, are separating the two sides.

  • March 26, 2003 26 Mar'03

    Being first may not mean being best, says Marc Andreessen

    Being first may not mean being best, according to Netscape and Opsware cofounder Marc Andreessen.

  • March 18, 2003 18 Mar'03

    The state of IT: A CIO's view part 2

    Even though the economic climate is partly to mostly dismal with widely scattered cynicism and golf ball-sized blahs, IT execs are doing a fine job weathering the storm and will be in good shape when the sun returns. Kavin Moody, executive director ...

  • February 11, 2003 11 Feb'03

    Blue Cross CIO uses portfolio manager to justify IT costs

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts has found a cure for the pain of trying to justify its IT spending: portfolio management.

  • 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.