Return on investment
- July 13, 2009
Good afternoon! This past week on SearchCIO.com we ran the coverage gamut, from IT ROI strategies and network access control (NAC) to the real cost of cloud computing and email outsourcing ...
- July 07, 2009
CIOs who calculate ROI on IT projects are more likely to get executive approval, especially in an economic downturn. Learn how to effectively calculate ROI on new investments in BPM, ITSM and enterprise risk management.
- July 07, 2009
Despite the potential of project and portfolio management (PPM) software, most midsized firms use it to manage projects and resources, not a project portfolio.
- June 12, 2009
It would be suicide for a CIO to go to the CFO or CEO and say there's no real return on our technology investments. But according to one industry expert, it's the truth. "If you just make a ...
- April 30, 2009
Business process management (BPM) software can lead to fast ROI when companies use it properly, experts and users say. Learn how to get started here.
- April 14, 2009
The Project Management Institute's revised standards for project and portfolio management aren't complete, Gartner says. Find out why PMI disagrees.
- March 24, 2009
ITIL service support offers resource-constrained midmarket CIOs best practices to help with service-related problems and business process improvement.
- February 10, 2009
For the first time in many years, most midmarket CIOs will have to deal with flat or down budgets. Our survey of 275 IT managers shows the tough choices companies are making during the economic downturn.
- January 16, 2009
Skipping a major Microsoft OS release like Vista could leave businesses in the lurch as Windows XP support tapers off. Here's how to approach a Vista or Windows 7 migration.
- August 20, 2008
In this tip, we delve into the guts of enterprise risk management, discuss challenges and potential paybacks and provide some best practices for making it work.
- February 22, 2008
SAP is pushing for 10,000 midmarket SaaS customers by 2010. Can the company pull it off?
- February 21, 2008
Pity the poor IT guy who is the face of Harvard hacking.
- February 19, 2008
The possibility of recession means a tighter budget, but it also leaves manufacturers ready to cut costs.
- September 05, 2007
Nearly two-thirds of service-oriented architecture (SOA) projects fail to bring ROI, according to Nucleus Research. Experts say SOA works, but enterprises need to take a better approach to adoption.
- April 03, 2007
Organizations using multiple server virtualization platforms find it difficult to calculate cost savings.