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Wednesday, April 29, 2009 11:04 AM

Recession Slams IT Projects

by Tony Kontzer President Obama's plan to extend healthcare coverage, already confronted with a surprising snag, now faces a significant test on the IT front. Healthcare IT News reports that a new America....

Friday, February 13, 2009 16:02 PM

How Software Modeling Can Help Projects, Budgets

Guest Blogger: Don Sears It's a good time to be an apartment renter in New York City, as prices are dropping and laid-off MBAs flee the Big Apple for their parents' guest rooms. But if you're in the real ....

Thursday, February 05, 2009 11:02 AM

Satyam Scandal Causes Skepticism in Outsourcing

Guest Blogger: Don Sears Indian IT outsourcing company Satyam has announced that it is promoting from within for the job of CEO. A.S. Murty has been with Satyam for 15 years and was named the new CEO toda....

Friday, January 30, 2009 14:01 PM

SaaS Poised for 2009 Expansion, Maybe

GUEST BLOGGER: Don Sears Analysts see ripe opportunities for SaaS in 2009, but the recession-poisoned economy could slow things down. IDC has recently put out some estimates on how the economic downtur....

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 11:01 AM

ERP Outsourcing on the Rise: Report

Sourcing advisory firm EquaTerra says demand for outsourcing serves dropped 5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 versus the third quarter. But their poll shows an expected increase in the first three mo....

Monday, January 26, 2009 10:01 AM

The Old Geek Registry

Our article "A New Role for Old Geeks" argued that seasoned tech pros are a valuable asset, and suggested that shoring up dated core systems could be a major task on which they could be put to work. Read....

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:01 AM

Purchasing Decisions and Their Consequences

IT spending forecasts may be more art than science, but corporate earnings reports don't lie. (Well, they're not supposed to lie, and of course they fudge. But you know what I mean.) And the news from IT ....

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 21:01 PM

2009 Could Be a Career Year for IT Managers

"Do more with less." That's nothing new--even though we hear it more often in these recessionary times, boosting productivity (in systems, applications and workers alike) has been a high priority for yea....

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 10:01 AM

Reports of RSS Death Greatly Exaggerated

"Neglecting RSS at work seems to us like pure insanity." That's the view of ReadWriteWeb, which nonetheless reports that "the market for enterprise-specific RSS readers appears to be dead." VC Brad Feld, ....

Friday, December 19, 2008 12:12 PM

Why Your Project Management Software Stinks

Project management software often fails to sync with real-life project management practices, leading users to reject the products that were supposed to help them. So says Harvey Levine in this article. "T....

Thursday, December 18, 2008 11:12 AM

Predictions: IT Spending Slashed, Used Equipment Sales Benefit

"Half of CIOs are looking to cut consulting-services costs, 35 percent want to reduce computer and server expenses, and 23 percent want savings on software." More from the gloomy report: "[S]pending for c....

Thursday, December 18, 2008 10:12 AM

Google: Just Another Big Company?

Google falls off list of most-trusted companies. "Google (and Microsoft) suffer from big company syndrome," Ponemon said. "People figure that if you're big and collecting data, there must be an issue." J....

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:12 AM

How to Recession-proof an IT Job

Can you refocus you career to meet the demands of a tough economy? You might have to, says John Baschab, managing director of staffing firm Technisource Management Services and co-author of The Executive....

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 14:10 PM

Playoff Baseball and IT: How the Game Can Be Won

Given the Boston Red Sox dramatic win last night over the Los-Angeles-Angels-of-Anaheim-Adjacent-to-Disneyland-Which-Is-In-Orange-County-Southern-California-Don't-You-Know, I thought it a good time to poin....

Friday, July 18, 2008 14:07 PM

Are Disparate Systems Seeking Unified, Enterprise Search?

The amount of email we get from public relations organizations as members of the technology media is astounding. Sometimes we catch one right before deleting what smells like spam, lean back in our ergonom....