Small business infrastructure and operations
- April 26, 2011
The lesson from Amazon's EC2 outage is that midmarket CIOs need to develop a backup and recovery plan for when the cloud goes down.
- April 21, 2011
Creative destruction is one way to define innovation, but sometimes getting out of your comfort zone is the best way to realize innovation, according to Bryan Smith, CIO at Volvo Construction Equipment North America.
- April 20, 2011
SaaS solutions provide better security and greater "soft" savings than was previously thought; but CIOs should heed concerns about vendor viability, integration and support.
- April 20, 2011
BYOD, or bring your own device to work, is gaining ground, adding complexity to IT's job. Do frameworks like ITIL help or hurt BYOD?
- April 18, 2011
Under pressure to get off legacy IT systems, Christophe DeLandes, CIO at KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp., bet on modularity and an IT team grateful to be working on something new.
- April 14, 2011
Companies looking for lightweight, low-overhead project management software are turning their attention skyward, to the cloud.
- April 13, 2011
Sometimes the best things in life are free -- but is that really the case when it comes to free Web conferencing? We investigate the true cost of free Web tools.
- April 12, 2011
IT executives create a culture of innovation by focusing on information before technology, and fostering line-of-business and IT teamwork.
- April 07, 2011
Vanguard's Abha Kumar realized an ambitious enterprise 2.0 project in three years by tapping into a corporate blueprint predicated on high-performing employees.
- April 06, 2011
The decision to deploy devices to support a mobile workforce is an easy one, but choosing which devices and platforms to deploy is not as easy.
- April 05, 2011
Lands' End CIO Steve Cretney came up with a cloud strategy to help the retailer expand internationally. Then the hard part came -- using his soft skills to bring people along.
- March 31, 2011
In an era of built-out IT infrastructures -- when innovation of owned technology is the rule -- lean operations can cut costs, as they did at Nationwide Mutual Insurance.
- March 24, 2011
Why build when you can buy? Market6 chose a SaaS platform to transform its single-tenant software into a multi-tenant cloud offering packed with sales support.
- March 22, 2011
CIOs are looking for ways to say yes to the iPad in the enterprise, despite the technological and cultural challenges associated with new mobile devices.
- March 17, 2011
Allan Hackney spent his first 15 months as CIO at John Hancock Financial Services hunkered down with the ledger. Learn why managing IT finance matters and how it's about to change.