According to a recent Computerworld poll, it's going to be a tough year for IT project managers. Project management has always earned a high ranking on the annual list of IT managers' worries, but in the first-half of the 2008 Vital Signs survey, it took the No. 1 spot.
Many companies set out on the road to innovation but wind up taking some wrong and costly turns along the way. In his work as an MIT Media Lab research associate, Michael Schrage has studied the economics of innovation, moving the subject out of the world of marketing hype and into one where the laws of economics apply, and where intuition often proves incorrect. In this provocative interview, he offers some sound advice that will help keep your innovation initiatives headed in the right direction.
Read how construction company Parsons may have saved as much as US$1 million last year from streaming technology, which served 600 PCs. On-demand streaming cut IT support costs to "almost nothing," while dramatically improving efficiency.