Value of Asset Management
Controlling the acquisiton, deployment, utilization and disposal of hardware and software assets is an essential function of an IT organization.
Companies Track IT Assets Poorly
By: Tom Smith
In one of the most difficult IT spending environments ever, it may come as a surprise that few enterprises have good systems for tracking the IT assets they already have.
management: The hidden ROI
By: William Snyder
Because most asset management programs are focused on saving money related to lease overruns or invoice discrepancies, or via improved licensing, many IT organizations (ITOs) have failed to fully appreciate the considerable benefits of an asset management program.
Argument for Tech
By: Scott Leibs
Economist Erik Brynjolfsson leads the charge toward a greater appreciation of IT.
Personnel in their Place
By: Jonathan Poe
After CIOs have successfully installed and mechanized basic IT operations, they restructure their IT organizations (ITOs) to improve speed, scale, standards, and bench strength.
A Terrible Thing to Waste
By: Peter Krass
Unused software may be costing you millions of dollars. Here's how we got here -- and what some leading companies are doing about it.
Your IT Resources — The $mart Way
By: Robb Dongoski
I am often asked by IT executives, "Is there a way to control IT costs while ensuring that my IT infrastructure will continually function at the level my customers, partners, and stakeholders demand and have come to trust?"
Metamorphosis Of Information: The 90-Day Plan
Getting ready for the information supply chain requires more than rethinking technology decisions; you need a commitment from the executive team.
Out of the Downturn
By: Carol Orsag Madigan
Pressured by investors to pump up share prices, companies often slash such variable costs as R&D, new technology or advertising — and execute mass layoffs.
Poor IT asset management leads to waste
By: Scarlet Pruitt
Hardware, as it turns out, can be a lot like relationships: sometimes you don't know what you've got until it's gone.
Technology: What Tops Your To-Do List?
By: Bob Evans
So what's your summer going to look like? I've put together a list of Top 10 priorities that are perhaps staring back at you from your just-completed document entitled "To-Do List: Summer Projects."
CSO: A Must-Hire
By: Judy B. Homer
Hiring a CSO requires redefining the culture of the company. The CSO will partner with HR and corporate trainers to teach the staff and subsequent new hires that everyone is required to participate in protecting the company's security.
the Case for Tech Spending
By: Daintry Duffy
Sure budgets are tight and spending's reined
in. But you still needto invest in technology, even during
lean times. Here's how, where and why the time is right to
make those investments now.
By: Alice Dragoon
Still using Excel to plan your budgets?
Still frustrated by inaccurate forecasting? Help is on the
Ways to Keep Spending on Track and in Line
By: Daintry Duffy
You still need to invest in technology,
even in tight economic times. But you need to be smart, careful
and learn how to manage like a banker.
IT expert predicts upswing in tech activity
By: Matt Hines
BALTIMORE, Md. -- A leading government
IT expert foreshadowed a major push in the e-government sector
fueled largely by presidential initiatives and continued reaction
to the tragedies of September 11.
and Business Capabilities Linked to Core Competencies
By: Jan Duffy
The basic tenets under which every commercial
enterprise operates remain unchanged year after year.
need to think boardroom, not just data center?
By: Jon Panker
Cautioning the crowd that the next year
will remain tough economically, Fleischer urged CIOs to take
advantage of what the recent business climate has demonstrated
to their bosses.
Sees IT As Central To Its Reorganization
By: Eric Chabrow
Recruiting IT professionals and updating
its infrastructure are high on the agency's new agenda.
Power of 'How'
By: Frank Hayes
If you want to understand a statement that
doesn't make sense, sometimes you have to know a little more
about why someone would make it.
By: Mary Hayes
Companies walk a fine line between scrutinizing
tech spending and stifling IT leaders.
Big Picture: We've Only Just Begun To Use IT Wisely
By: Leon A. Kappelman
We're in the early stages of using enterprise
architecture to design better businesses.
Asset-tracking troubles cost plenty
By: Thomas Hoffman
Poor tracking techniques can add 7% to
10% to firms' annual distributed hardware costs.