Articles By Stephanie Overby

4 new IT outsourcing models

In the traditional IT outsourcing deal, the vendor provides a service managing servers, developing applications, monitoring networks and the customer pays for it, whether at a fixed price, on a time-and-materials basis or

Published on: April 13th, 2012 Stephanie Overby

25 riskiest and safest outsourcing cities in 2010

What a difference a year makes. In a few days, the Black Book of Outsourcing will release its annual ranking of the most dangerous outsourcing spots around the globe, as perceived by outsourcing

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Chain gangs to call centres — jails become outsourcing havens

When word spread earlier this month that an Indian IT services company planned to set up a 200-person business process outsourcing unit in an Andhra Pradesh jail , it wasn't long before the

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Blog, brag and boost your career with self-promotion

Self-praise is at best unbecoming, and at worst a sin. "We're told by our families, our teachers that nobody likes a braggart," says Peggy Klaus, workplace communication expert and author of BRAG! The

Published on: May 24th, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Plan IT right and you will succeed – Part 2

Read Part 1 of this story: click here. We ask them: What are you measured on? What affects your business? We're getting more two-way communication going. Contrary to popular belief, a CIO doesn't

Published on: October 14th, 2008 Stephanie Overby

How IT leaders can plan for business success

Oh, it must be nice to be the CIO of a FedEx or a GE or a Credit Suisse. Places where IT and the business are so tightly aligned you can barely tell

Published on: October 10th, 2008 Stephanie Overby

Enjoying the perks – and avoiding the pitfalls – of IT offshoring

Bill Piatt, CIO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), sits in his Washington, D.C., office just three floors above the company's primary data center. But for all he cares, that server room could

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Stephanie Overby

20 steps to achieve rapid – and remarkable — success at work

You have no time. Here are 20 processes you can improve, benefits you can reap and changes you can make in just 20 minutes.You look at your to-do list and everything seems hard

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Stephanie Overby

How CIOs can make the business case for IT

Oh, it must be nice to be the CIO of a FedEx or a GE or a Credit Suisse. Places where IT and the business are so tightly aligned you can barely tell

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Stephanie Overby