A service provider can help you build a virtual-world environment for your network operations or data center. However, there's a lot you can do on your own that's comparatively easy and affordable—some even free.
Creating the longest-running primetime animated TV series — in which it takes nine months to produce an episode — is more like IT management than you might think. Joel Cohen, an associate producer of The Simpsons, shared lessons about encouraging creativity and collaboration based on his own product development experiences.
Struggling to find the time and money for innovation projects? Take advantage of your IT governance process to get business buy-in for infrastructure investments, training and inventive applications of technology.
Microsoft has been branded as immoral for years, and Google famously pledged that it would never be evil. But as many have learned, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Here are eight signposts on the path to wickedness. How many of them does your own company exhibit?
Microsoft's new system to track personal health information aims to make it easy for patients to manage their health care. The program must overcome privacy concerns and win buy-in from many different players.
At New York's Mount Sinai Medical Center, an innovative program gives patients a personal medical snapshot on an encrypted smart card. The goals include improving care, reducing errors and speeding revenue collection.
It's easy to cry over the products we loved and lost. But let's take time to appreciate the many ways in which technology really has improved, and the many geeky things we no longer need to worry about.
Today we focus the CIO 100 on significant projects that demonstrate the double virtues of innovation and value to the business. We look at companies large and small in the public, private, nonprofit and government sectors.
Most organizations can benefit from a balanced scorecard approach, which can raise the profile of key projects, increase functionality, and predict future performance—and it often leads to greater financial return.
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