CIO Magazine: October 1, 2006

IT Investment Is the Cure for One Mid-Market Health Insurer

One CEO says IT can reduce costs by mining customer data for ways to make individuals healthier.

How to Say No to Outsourcing

The boss may assume that outsourcing is the answer to everything. But CIOs can't afford to assume anything.


Finding the Best Metrics for SOA

When CIOs first move to an SOA environment, they need to look beyond traditional metrics to quantify the value of their investment.

SOA Transformation: New Roles, New Processes for SOA

The idea of creating reusable service components and deploying them in applications across the enterprise is irresistible. But CIOs are also beginning to realize that SOA is not just a project with a start and an end date.