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Software-as-a-service applications will remain a focus of the enterprise for some time to come, according to a new research note from analysis firm Gartner. However, along with that adoption, a number of companies have started engaging in the same "bad practices" with the cloud that marked their use of on-premises software, particularly with regard to shelfware. Read More >
It's an uncertain business environment at best, and your vendors and partners -- not mention your employer -- must navigate a host of dangers. BDO's RiskFactor report looks at threats and challenges facing technology companies. How well will the companies that matter most to you fare in his climate, and what can you do to make sure things turn out in your best interest? Read More >
Software as a Service offers potential for rapid application development and deployment, but there are enterprise software and security needs that must be taken into account before embarking on a service oriented enterprise architecture. Read More >
CIOs interested in leaner operations -- and that's pretty much everyone these days -- can learn from decades-old concepts that worked for Toyota, according to Informatica's John Schmidt and David Lyle. Find out how with these guidelines from their book, Lean Integration, and Schmidt's Informatica blog. Read More >
IT executives are getting tons of pressure to ignite their companies' Web 2.0 presence. It's no easy task, according to Camden Consulting's Kris Girrell.
This tip sheet, from her recent article, Web 2.0: Leading the Brave New World, gives leaders the advice they need to navigate the new Web frontier. Read More >
The age of IT specialization is dead, replaced by an emphasis on skills that can translate across the enterprise. That's one of the chief findings of a recent Forrester Research survey in which 128 IT decision makers were asked about their changing staffing needs. -According to Forrester, this shift can be traced to a number of emerging trends: -Maturing technologies such as... Read More >
Becoming a revenue generator-instead of a cost center-is the dream of every IT shop. CIO Insight Research asked almost 170 IT executives which deployed technologies have the best potential for driving revenue generation. Here's what they said. Read More >
David Smoley has seen some successes with Software as a Service (SaaS), but heâs not ready to jump all the way into cloud computing. Read More >
by Thomas Hoffman While the U.S. economy continues to struggle, there are pockets of strength in the IT labor market. To find the hot spots, both by specialization and by industry, we spoke with the following experts: David Van De Voort, IT workforce specialist, Mercer, Chicago, IL; Dave Willmer, executive director, Robert Half Technology, Menlo Park, CA; Terry Erdle, senior vice president,... Read More >
Business Intelligence (BI) projects are often the domain of large enterprises, but small to medium businesses can also benefit from BI if they move carefully. Aberdeen Group recently released a report that detailed a number of recommendations for SMBs to better leverage intelligence based on the BI maturity of the organizationLow, Medium, or High.
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