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  • Are Rival Partnerships the Future of IT Outsourcing?

    HCL and CSC, companies that have often competed for customers, have teamed to focus on legacy application modernization and cloud hosting. Could partnerships formed by rivals prove more valuable than mega-acquisitions as IT outsourcing providers respond to changing market dynamics?

    Written by Stephanie Overby23 Jan. 14 21:02
  • How to Run Your Business Without Microsoft Small Business Server

    Microsoft left many companies' IT strategies in tatters last year when it announced it was abandoning Small Business Server. To replace it, firms can either follow Microsoft's advice or look at alternatives such as Google Apps and Linux-based servers.

    Written by Paul Rubens23 Jan. 14 14:17
  • 10 IT outsourcing trends to watch in 2014

    IT outsourcing experts talk about what to expect in the year ahead. And if they're right, this could be the year customers - and a few robots - take greater control of the IT outsourcing space.

    Written by Stephanie Overby20 Jan. 14 13:47
  • Tech Performance Issues Plague IT and Businesses

    While CIOs and other senior IT leaders focus on being transformational, half of global businesses say they experience tech performance issues daily. What's the problem and how can IT improve things?

    Written by Sharon Florentine10 Jan. 14 16:58
  • AT&T Data Plan Is 'a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'

    Open Internet advocates are warning that AT&T's 'sponsored data' program could create pay-to-play mobile Web. It has also been described as a new form of double-dipping, where both customers and businesses are charged for the same data usage.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin09 Jan. 14 14:52
  • CIOs Must Balance Cloud Security and Customer Service

    Cloud era brings government IT new challenge of keeping data secure while broadening user access. This will require federal CIOs to take a more granular approach to access and encryption.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin08 Jan. 14 17:27
  • Cloud Service Helps You Communicate Better by 'Reading Your Voice'

    A startup company claims that its voice-analytics software -- which is based on 18 years of research by physicists and neuropsychologists -- can offer you instant feedback about the mood, attitude and emotion your spoken words convey.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige06 Jan. 14 18:17
  • Traditional vs. Digital CIOs: Survey Reveals a Growing Divide

    CIO magazine's 13th annual State of the CIO research reveals stark contrasts between traditional CIOs who focus more on internal operations and digital CIOs who expand IT's influence externally to work directly with customers and business colleagues.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson02 Jan. 14 13:31
  • 2013 IT Outsourcing Year in Review: Grading Our Predictions

    Last year, we predicted that 2013 would be the year that outsourcing governance finally grew up. We said outsourcing customers would take the reins with do-it-yourself deals. And we forecasted that local support would be a critical differentiator for service providers. Now it's time to see how those predictions panned out.

    Written by Stephanie Overby20 Dec. 13 16:26
  • What You Need to Know to Hire, Manage and Market to Millennials

    Generation Y is a complicated bunch. Many millennials are over-educated, under-employed and carry debt greater than their annual salaries -- yet your future hinges on them. Whether you need to hire them or sell to them, this infographic looks at common traits of millennials as both employees and consumers.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige18 Dec. 13 16:16
  • A CEO's Guide to Setting Goals for 2014

    One CEO gains inspiration from quotes by business luminaries such as John Chambers, Jeff Bezos, Jack Dorsey and Howard Schultz

    Written by Michael Friedenberg25 Nov. 13 13:50