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Monday, June 29, 2009 12:06 PM

Don't Forget the Survivors

By Eileen Feretic Employers have announced 1,652,082 job cuts since June 2008, according to a report from Challenger Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement consultancy. That's a frightening statistic, an....

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 11:06 AM

The Case Against Telecommuting

An exec makes his case against telecommuting: "But if someone in the Missoula, Mont., office wants to work from home without a very good reason, I have a simple answer: No. And if we're hiring, we prefer t....

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 00:06 AM

How Can You Manage IT Projects Better?

It's a tough time for IT, especially on the project management front. Many projects are being killed or postponed due to recessionary pressures, but that doesn't mean that IT project managers--like all IT ....

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:04 AM

Swine Flu and IT Continuity

I've been getting story pitches with subject lines like this one: "Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights Need for Supply Chain Resilience & Vulnerability Assessments." Opportunistic? Yes. But nonetheless importan....

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:03 AM

Do Vendor Politics Matter?

Do politics matter when you make a purchase decision? Or does the product speak for itself, with the actions and beliefs of the people behind it irrelevant? The latest case to raise these questions involv....

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 ....

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 11:02 AM

IBM Upgrades Cloud Services

by Tony Kontzer More than a year after the company announced its "Blue Cloud" strategy, IBM today revealed a lineup of cloud products and services designed to help its customers prepare for, deploy and ma....

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 19:02 PM

Defending Executive Bonuses, Sort Of

Guest Blogger: Don Sears A little peeved that TARP money helped fund executive bonuses in 2008? Some professors in Pennsylvania see it differently. Wharton School of Business-- Harvard's main business-sc....

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....

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 13:02 PM

Are You Worried Your Workers Will Attack?

As if cost-cutting and other pressures from the recession weren't enough, now IT security managers have to worry about something else: their own people. Bob Violino's story on the rise of potential secur....

Monday, February 02, 2009 14:02 PM

News Roundup: Google, Michael Phelps Apologize

Guest Blogger: Don Sears Funny to imagine the PR people for both Google and Michael Phelps simultaneously running around trying to put out media fires this weekend and today. But it's happened. Somehow I ....

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....