Information Technology Management with a Purpose:

September, 2010


September 27, 2010  6:29 AM

Software upgrade guidelines

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
IT budgets, software upgrade

We have witnessed rapid technology changes around us, along with an evolution of the software landscape. Today we run a host of application software packages ranging from office application packages on desktops/laptops to enterprise packages like ERP. Some of these are user oriented, while other...

September 20, 2010  7:33 AM

Guidelines for replacement of data center equipment

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
data center upgrades, IT budgets, IT equipment refresh, procurement

We have a lot of equipment in the data center—servers, storage boxes, SAN switches and network switches. Many of...

September 13, 2010  5:23 AM

Making the case for a laptop-desktop refresh cycle

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
client refresh, IT budgets, procurement

Nowadays, all office employees are provided with a system—either a desktop or a laptop—to carry out their work. While such equipment is added whenever new employees join the organization, old systems are replaced with new ones (as and when they become due).  On this front, certain...

September 6, 2010  5:04 AM

Common CIO mistakes during technology selection

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
CIO career, leadership, technology selection

Every other day we hear of a different product or service, a new software version, or an innovation. You hear on a constant basis about known companies being taken over and strange mergers. All these tend to leaves us confused, but that is only one part of the story. IT is no longer the domain...


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