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  • 7 lessons of the offshoring pioneers

    The need to remain competitive has kept offshoring an essential part of nearly every company's sourcing strategy. The questions that remain are what and how to offshore. Offshore pioneers who have navigated the changing IT offshoring terrain have some answers based on a decade's worth of lessons. In part 1 of a two-part series, we look at seven of those lessons.

    Written by Stephanie Overby19 April 13 17:58
  • How entrepreneurial IT leaders can impact revenue

    Entrepreneurial IT leaders can offer unique insight, capability, experience and corporate leadership to the business. They are innovation-oriented and in an economy with uncertainty, they can find new methods for starting and sustaining revenue growth.

    Written by David R Soley16 April 13 13:25
  • How play at work can lead to IT innovation

    All work and no play does more than make Jack a dull boy. It can stifle creativity. A playful office helps corporate problem-solving and sparks innovation.

    Written by Kim S. Nash26 March 13 17:45
  • 13 tips for keeping IT projects under control

    How do you keep IT projects under control? Project managers and other experts share their top tips for keeping IT projects on schedule.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff19 March 13 11:17
  • 5 Ways to Beat IT Services Hybrid Pricing Challenges

    Pricing models for IT outsourcing have always been relatively straightforward. However, a growing portion of IT outsourcing deals are being inked with more complex hybrid pricing structures. Here are five things to consider when implementing a hybrid pricing model for IT services.

    Written by Stephanie Overby08 March 13 14:25
  • Yahoo's telecommuting problem is management, not collaboration

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's controversial decision to ban employees from working from home led some to question the value of social business tools. Two executives from social business providers say Yahoo's problem isn't about collaborating. It just needs to manage better.

    Written by Kristin Burnham06 March 13 18:08
  • Yahoo's work-at-home policy is the right decision

    Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer have taken a beating in the media with its recent ban on telecommuting, but creating a more collaborative startup mentality within the struggling tech giant is the right move.

    Written by Rich Hein06 March 13 14:28
  • What ITIL Certifications Mean to Your IT Management Practices

    ITIL is growing in demand and some employers are paying a premium for certification and experience in the best practices methodology, but the first question is what exactly is ITIL and is it right for you or your company?

    Written by Rich Hein21 Feb. 13 14:19
  • 12 networking tips for shy and anti-social IT pros

    Being an introvert isn't the end of the world or your career. However, to be successful in the IT field today, you've got to overcome shyness and learn that it's OK to ask for (and offer) help.

    Written by Rich Hein19 Feb. 13 14:40
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