August, 2009

August 31, 2009  2:50 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: IT disaster recovery value, technologies, budgets

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

Good morning! delved deep into IT disaster recovery this past week, looking into strategies for making the case for the value of disaster recovery, how technologies are changing IT disaster recovery outsourcing and how the recession is squeezing...

August 28, 2009  3:42 PM

IT and business alignment: Wrong choice of words?

Posted by: Karen Guglielmo
IT and business alignment

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in IT over the past few years, it's that if you say that something will help with “IT and business alignment,” you’re...

August 28, 2009  2:43 PM

IT services outsourcing: Do you have an ‘India-plus-one’ strategy?

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux

For quite awhile, many U.S. companies have focused their IT services outsourcing strategies on India due to its market share, low cost of labor and robust vendor market. But now, some companies are seeking the best of both worlds: Traditional IT services offshoring coupled with a nearshore...

August 24, 2009  2:23 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: Pros and cons of outsourcing, ITIL framework, PPM

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux

Good morning! This past week, looked into the pros and cons of outsourcing in several countries in Asia, put out our latest FAQ on the ITIL framework and put your project and portfolio management (PPM) knowledge to the test. Click on the links...

August 21, 2009  2:17 PM

Swine flu — not hurricanes — leads disaster recovery agenda

Posted by: Linda Tucci
Disaster recovery

Hurricane Bill is barreling over the Atlantic threatening to flood data centers and new, potentially destructive computer viruses are always popping up, but, surprisingly, a real virus -- swine flu -- is taking shape as the biggest storm cloud on the horizon for disaster recovery specialists. In...

August 20, 2009  3:29 PM

Failure to track virtualization licensing terms can cost you

Posted by: Christina Torode
contract negotiations, vendor management

An unnamed client of Forrester Research received a bill for $1 million from a software vendor for violating licensing terms. The problem was that the company was running its software in a virtual environment on any number of servers in its data center, versus only the servers it had originally...

August 17, 2009  3:48 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: Private cloud, NAC guide, Lean IT, virtualization

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

Good morning! Last week, delved into private clouds, network access control in the enterprise, Lean thinking for IT and virtualization strategies. To learn more about any of these areas, check out the stories linked below.

August 13, 2009  6:42 PM

Outsourcing IT jobs: Do U.S. companies and workers stand a chance?

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
IT outsourcing, Leadership and strategic planning

Does outsourcing IT jobs mean that U.S. companies and employees can no longer compete on a global scale? In researching my pieces from last week on the state of IT outsourcing in 2009 at both the

August 13, 2009  4:38 PM

Virtualization licensing terms: A call to arms

Posted by: Christina Torode

Vendors are working on ways to create virtualization licensing terms better suited to multi-tenant environments, but there is clearly still a lot of confusion out there surrounding licensing terms for desktop virtualization. Well, virtualization licensing in general, for that matter. An IT...

August 10, 2009  3:21 PM

CIO weekly wrap-up: IT outsourcing, PPM vs. SharePoint, cloud risks

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up

Welcome back from the weekend! Ease yourself into your Monday morning by checking out the latest content from on IT outsourcing, using project and portfolio management (PPM) software vs. SharePoint, cloud computing risks and our guide on PPM and...

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