Information Technology Management with a Purpose:

January, 2011


January 31, 2011  8:09 AM

Budgeting for ‘IT’

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
CIO toolkit, IT budgets, IT leadership, language of business

We struggle with our IT budgets every year. As the year draws to a close, we try to estimate all that is in store for the next year and go about jotting it down. The problem is that the...

January 24, 2011  6:01 AM

Procurement: Evaluation of solutions

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
education, procurement, request for proposal (RFP), vendor evaluation

Procurement is one of the prominent tasks undertaken by a CIO regularly. In order to get ahead with his program, he has to constantly procure new hardware, software, network...

January 18, 2011  5:41 AM

Use of technology for business

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
business benefits, competitive advantage, ERP, sales force automation

I followed one axiom very early in my career ― always try to get the most out of the technology we acquire. This may seem very simple to state but when practiced the results could be amazing. I...

January 10, 2011  8:39 AM

CIO as a custodian of IT assets

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
CIO toolkit, IT asset custodian, IT leadership, Ownership of IT

Many years ago, as I was submitting the summary of our findings of study to the CEO of a client organization, his remarks stayed on with me for long. Our assignment was to assess


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