With virtualization, British Columbia's health administrator saves $70,000 a year on hydro alone, but probably will not jump on the off-premise bandwagon anytime soon. What two VMware customers had to say at VMWorld
Many businesspeople are ignorant of IT partly because IT discussions have traditionally focused on the technology itself rather than on how the product of IT -- information --affects business operations. Here's what CIOs can do to remedy the situation.
Companies want a single, accurate version of the truth about their customers, sales and revenues. Assembling a lot of mismatched jigsaw puzzle pieces into some semblance of a coherent whole is increasingly unacceptable.
A public advocacy group has called on Hewlett-Packard CEO and president Mark Hurd to take a pay cut in light of the company's cost restructuring to "share the suffering" of some 14,500 HP employees expected to be laid off within the next 18 months. Boston, Mass.-based United for a Fair Economy (UFE) said the impending mass lay off that HP announced yesterday is another case of "employees being made to pay for executive mistakes."
You've been demoted. The CEO called you into his office, sat you down and told you that after a great deal of careful thought and consideration, he's decided that you will now report to the CFO. Everyone agrees this makes the most sense. IT doesn't need to report to the CEO, so IT shouldn't.