Here’s a quick question for you: what is more important for a CIO to do – cut costs or boost revenues? I think that it’s fair to say that because of the importance of information technology, we are called on to do both at the same time; however, they can’t both be of equal value. … Read more Cut Costs Or Grow Profits: What Should A CIO Do?
I love clouds, you love clouds, we all love clouds. It seems like everyone in IT is talking about cloud computing and how it’s the next big thing. Cloud computing has almost become a part of the definition of information technology. Look, I think that there’s a lot of good things about cloud computing, but … Read more 3 Questions That Every CIO Should Be Asking About Clouds
Darn that 80/20 rule. CIOs realize that they are spending way too much money just keeping the IT systems that they’ve already deployed up and running. If only this task didn’t cost so much: then they could spend that money on bold new initiatives that would benefit the entire company. One of the most expensive … Read more Everything A CIO Needs To Know About Desktop Virtualization
Talk about your latest buzz word overkill! Just when the “Web 2.0” madness had just about hit its peak, along came “Cloud Computing” and took its crown. It’s looking like cloud computing is here to stay, so what’s an IT department to do once they get done studying the whole thing? Your IT department will … Read more Practical IT Clouds: What To Do AFTER The Hype
Outsourcing, off-shoring, call it what you will, it’s been with us long enough that you’d think that the rules for how to do it correctly would be well known, right? It turns out that this isn’t always the case. The current down economy is probably going to have most IT shops looking for ways to … Read more 7 Wrong Ways To Outsource Your IT Department