Everything IT leaders and managers need to know about running the IT department, from staffing and organizational structure, to budgets, metrics, project management, portfolio management, business-IT alignment and governance.
Fri, May 17, 2013 - In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant and his team of editors.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - eBay CIO Scott Seese says he and his team are using technology and innovation to drive the company's mission of connected commerce. He explains how the ecommerce giant taps into the power of social and mobile to help customers find and purchase exactly what they seek from among millions of sellers. Seese also discusses his strategy for success and why it's important to connect the dots.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Many enterprise IT shops may be reluctant to jump head first into cloud computing. After all, there are a variety of concerns that come with using the cloud, from security to integrations with existing systems, and perhaps most scary: What the cloud will mean for your IT job.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Steven VanRoekel sees the federal-agency CIO as a pivotal figure, but not a micromanager. At FOSE, the nation's tech chief outlines how federal CIOs can lay the groundwork for a more fluid, productive IT apparatus.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Healthcare IT is becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the job market as health service providers rush to get compliant and adopt new technologies.
Transforming the Network with Network Functions Virtualization: 10 Recommendations for Service Providers
Wed, May 15, 2013 - In order to be successful in the fast paced Internet world, leading carriers must quickly introduce new services and reduce costs. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a new technology enabling communications service providers (CSPs) to transform their networks. The goal of NFV is to help providers realize the innovation and cost curves enjoyed by the IT community.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - In a global mobile environment, organizations are looking for ERP systems that do more than integrate with a legacy system. But with so many solutions available, how do you choose the software that's right for your enterprise? IT executives and ERP experts offer 11 tips to get a return on your software investment.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - From the always-on salesperson to the clock-punching hourly worker, companies will need to weigh the pros and cons of including each worker type in a BYOD program.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - The CEO addresses the health complications responsible for his hoarse voice
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Nick Carr's article 'IT Doesn't Matter' was published in in Harvard Business Review in May 2003 and ignited an industry firestorm for its perceived dismissal of the strategic value of IT.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Nick Carr rocked the tech world with his controversial essay in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review, titled "IT Doesn't Matter." Carr claimed companies were overspending on IT and that the competitive advantage to be gained by tech investments was shrinking as technology became more commoditized and accessible to everyone. On the 10-year anniversary of the article's publication, Carr talked with Network World's Ann Bednarz about what he got right, what he got wrong, and how the piece remains relevant today.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - In a perfect world promoting internally is a good way to lower costs, create a talent pipeline and build morale. However, in the real world, you must weigh those benefits against the need to get the right skillset for the job.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Further pursuing its strategy to help enterprises move workloads to hosted environments, Hewlett-Packard has updated a number of its IT management tools with more capabilities to work with public and private clouds.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - In the battle for the next generation of enterprise IT, John Stratton carries a lot of weapons. Stratton is president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the nearly $30 billion unit formed just over a year ago to deliver networking, cloud, mobility, managed security, telematics and a host of other services in a more coordinated fashion for Verizon's top enterprise buyers. Building on a traditionally strong base of wired and wireless network services, Verizon Enterprise also blends in acquired assets like cloud hosting company Terremark, security company Cybertrust and Hughes Telematics.