Articles By Bart Perkins

IT reorgs: Be sure of your reasons

IT reorgs: Be sure of your reasons

When companies think about an IT reorganization, the first two questions raised are usually "Who?" and "Where?" Wrong on both...

April 10th, 2012 Bart Perkins
Brainpower for free

Brainpower for free

My sense is that, in 2012, IT will once again be asked to do more with less. Given the budgetary...

September 29th, 2011 Bart Perkins
The Fortune 500’s disappearing CIOs

The Fortune 500’s disappearing CIOs

Save the CIO, save the enterprise! It might not be the catchiest slogan, but there's more than a little truth...

January 10th, 2011 Bart Perkins
Want a job? Bring your game!

Want a job? Bring your game!

Applying for a job? Polish your rsum and grab your DS.Research shows that video games offer a more effective method...

November 24th, 2010 Bart Perkins
Will social media come to your rescue?

Will social media come to your rescue?

Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter link people around the globe. But until recently, they have been oriented toward...

September 13th, 2010 Bart Perkins
Opinion: Pulling the plug on a project

Opinion: Pulling the plug on a project

Few organizations want to admit that a large project is failing. But some projects will never meet their deadlines or...

March 11th, 2008 Bart Perkins
How to be an energy miser

How to be an energy miser

Companies spend as much as 10 percent of their total IT budgets on power and cooling, according to Gartner Inc....

September 30th, 2007 Bart Perkins
Ten energy savers

Ten energy savers

Companies in the U.S. spend as much as 10 percent of their total IT budgets on power and cooling, according...

September 6th, 2007 Bart Perkins
RFPs: The costs of being unclear

RFPs: The costs of being unclear

The nature of IT demands clarity, and that's particularly important in requests for proposals.Unfortunately, in today's hurried world, few people...

June 11th, 2007 Bart Perkins
IT energy costs: the quiet budget killer

IT energy costs: the quiet budget killer

The ratio of power costs to hardware costs can be staggering. According to BusinessWeek , when Paul Otellini joined Google’s...

July 6th, 2006 Bart Perkins