Executive Operations Archives - Page 58

Smart strategies for IT project success

When designing an IT project make sure the recipe includes all the ingredients that foster business adoption, experts say.Doing that prevents the all too common phenomenon of a runaway project that completely exceeds

Published on: March 17th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Online fruit merchant sues IBM claiming rotten patent protection

p>IBM is facing a US$6 million patent-related lawsuit from Harry & David, an Internet retailer that was sued because it used an IBM e-commerce system that allegedly contained technology patented by two other

Published on: March 14th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Veteran Canadian bank adopts agile IT approach to connect with customers

BMO Financial Group's roots go back to 1817, but the venerable financial institution isn't too old to learn some new tricks. Take for example its CustomerConnect project, winner of the Gold Award in

Published on: March 12th, 2008 CIO Canada Staff

How IT helps you create smart and successful products

New product development is an imperative for enterprises of every stripe, and because it is of critical importance, it provides an opportunity for CIOs to show that they are business leaders and for

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Andrew Rowsell-Jones

Smart ways to secure your mobile workers

The productivity benefits of smart phones and other mobile devices are difficult to ignore, and enterprises will continue to role them out across their workforce. For CIOs and other senior IT personnel the

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Gareth Maclachlan

Social networking helps three Canadian companies boost productivity, engage employees

The business world seems to be on a constant collision course with new technologies, some of which are beneficial to the organization and some of which are not. Recently, the workplace has been

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Elizabeth Caley

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

Canadian IT departments must communicate their value to business managers

A majority of business decision makers in Canada say they trust their IT personnel, according to a recent survey.But IT departments here must intensify efforts to communicate their value to the organization, the

Published on: February 20th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian firms see direct link between IT investment and business success

A vast majority of executives in large Canadian companies agree IT investment is essential to business success, but many remain skeptical about technology's impact on providing competitive advantage, according to a recent survey

Published on: February 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IT people have a communications challenge, CIOs say

Today's CIOs are moving IT away from its traditional back office role, towards becoming a central part of the business. But to integrate IT departments into the organization requires a fundamental change in

Published on: February 14th, 2008 Mark Chillingworth

Social networking a CIO priority in 2008

IT managers and CIOs in large companies who have actively resisted embracing Web 2.0 technologies like wikis, RSS, blogs and social networks will likely begin adding them to their priority lists in 2008,

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Innovation in 30 days – a gameplan for the CIO

Numbed by torrid growth, Indian CIOs are showing poor discipline, says Michael Hugos. He believes they might be as wasteful as IT leaders were during the heady dotcom days. IT deployments in India

Published on: January 24th, 2008 Sunil Shah

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

Superhot Indian IT Services market to reach $11b by 2010

India's IT services market is forecast to grow to US$10.73 billion by 2011, at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 23.2 percent, as outsourcing emerges as a more favoured option for companies

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 John Ribeiro