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Mar 16 2009   1:56PM GMT

CIO weekly wrap-up: BI strategy, sourcing contracts and IT governance



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
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CIO weekly wrap-up

This past week, SearchCIO.com homed in on business intelligence strategy, IT transformation, cost reduction tips for your strategic sourcing contracts and IT governance in an economic recession. Read, learn and don’t forget to comment!

Business intelligence strategy success a matter of alignment – It sounds basic, but it isn’t always happening: IT must partner with the business for a successful BI strategy. Here’s where things go wrong.

As recession deepens, IT transformation best tackled in chunks – Transformative IT will enable companies to emerge from the recession ready to compete, gurus say. But big projects, it seems, are best taken in chunks these days.

Cost reduction tips for your strategic sourcing contracts — CIOs should revisit their strategic sourcing contracts and work closely with their suppliers to analyze current spending and achieve maximum cost reductions.

IT governance, corporate governance must align in economic recession – IT governance in an economic recession is more important than ever, as IT organizations must align with the business, justify costs and adapt to market conditions.

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