IT

We’ve all heard about Obama’s promise for government transparency, but what about IT transparency? First, what is transparency? Transparency is basically defined as openness and accountability in all areas of business. Obama’s promise for an “unprecedented” level of government transparency has caused many business organizations to...

IBM asked nearly 1,900 IT decision-makers at midsize organizations about their top IT priorities in 2009 and beyond. The survey found five specific trends that IBM highlighted for readers in its report, Inside the Midmarket: A 2009 Perspective. Read full article>>...

A recent survey by SearchCIO.com found that seven of 10 large enterprises report having a project and portfolio management discipline, but only 38% use PPM software in pursuing their strategy. Moreover, only one-third ranked IT portfolio management features as very important in their PPM software choice,...

In The Perfect World, we'd all have electronic health records that are complete, portable, and secure. But here in the real and imperfect world, the government's aggressive injection of itself into an already bewildering situation is pitting patients versus the IT industry. Or as the...

Does your summer vacation checklist include sifting through hundreds of e-mails the day before you return to the office? Will your BlackBerry be as essential as your swimsuit? Do you fear your "staycation" will turn into writing e-mails each day? It's hard to cut the e-mail...

To identify the top 10 highest-paid executives in charge of IT, CIO.com combed through the proxy statements filed by Fortune 55 companies with the SEC. Proxy statements, which are distributed yearly to shareholders when their votes are needed to elect new board members or to...

While most technology industry executives hold a dim view of current state economic conditions, 45 percent of those responding to the first WisBusiness.com Tech Leaders Survey said the Wisconsin economy will improve during the next year and nearly three-quarters of the executives rated the overall...

CIOs in recent survey continue to throttle back their budgets and reduce spending on new IT projects. But they do see some light coming next year. Plenty has changed over the last nine months - bankrupt auto makers, government bailouts, a financial crisis, a Wall Street...

AT&T hit back at Sen. Herb Kohl Wednesday, denying that the wireless industry is anti-competitive and again insisting that its exclusivity arrangement with Apple for the iPhone has paved the way for other innovative smartphones, not served as a hindrance. "The popularity of the iPhone and...

Waving $2.4 billion in cash, EMC finally beat out NetApp, its archrival in the storage business, for the right to acquire Data Domain and its data deduplication technology. On Wednesday, NetApp dropped out of the bidding, and Data Domain’s board approved EMC’s offer. Even in the...