Profile: Rachel Lebeaux
Welcome back! We know last week was a busy one, with the U.S. election and all, so we can understand that you might have missed some of our stories from SearchCIO.com. Here’s an easy way to catch up!
- Outsourcing contracts drop sharply in third quarter – Outsourcing fell off a cliff in the third quarter, as both the number and total value of outsourcing contracts decreased by double digits compared with the prior quarter, according to global advisory firm TPI. The lesson for CIOs? Think Priceline Negotiator.
- Forrester: How IT rides out the recession – Forrester says in recession times, CIOs should look for smaller projects with faster paybacks. Tight alignment with business strategy is more important.
- Outsourcing contracts need tightening in poor economy – In slow economic times, organizations in the past have turned to outsourcers to cut costs. But that model may no longer hold true as IT leaders are asked to cut deep — way deep.
- CIO Briefing: Disaster recovery and business continuity guide for enterprise CIOs – Recover from disaster and keep your business on track with the advice in this guide.