Articles By Bob Violino

Unified communications still fragmented

Unified communications still fragmented

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Unified communications (UC) technology has garnered a fair amount of attention, much of it due to vendors...

May 16th, 2012 Bob Violino
CIOs overcome shortage of business analytics talent

CIOs overcome shortage of business analytics talent

Just as historical reports alone aren't sufficient for making corporate decisions, executives want business intelligence to identify current and future...

March 29th, 2012 Bob Violino
Nine gotchas to heed before diving in cloud development

Nine gotchas to heed before diving in cloud development

Application development and testing in the cloud are gaining popularity, as more businesses launch public and private cloud computing initiatives....

April 25th, 2011 Bob Violino
Hybrid cloud computing security: Real life tales

Hybrid cloud computing security: Real life tales

For all the talk about public clouds versus private clouds, many organizations will likely end up with a mixed IT...

February 28th, 2011 Bob Violino
Rural outsourcing on the rise in the U.S.

Rural outsourcing on the rise in the U.S.

For years, U.S. companies have been shipping development work and other IT tasks offshore in pursuit of low labour costs....

December 7th, 2010 Bob Violino
Is your future in IT a job in the boonies?

Is your future in IT a job in the boonies?

Struggling to find a job in IT in and around your home city or suburb? Consider a move to Jonesboro,...

October 14th, 2010 Bob Violino
Four barriers holding back storage virtualization

Four barriers holding back storage virtualization

Storage virtualization is a technology that holds much promise for IT managers, who see it as a way to give...

November 12th, 2008 Bob Violino
IT frameworks demystified

IT frameworks demystified

As IT becomes increasingly automated under the new data centre architecture, more companies are embracing best-practices procedures outlined in formal...

March 17th, 2005 Bob Violino
It

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Earning an MBA degree means many hours of classes and studying, personal sacrifices and stress. Is it worth it for...

December 12th, 2002 Bob Violino