Top tips to slash your telecom costs while improving service

On the site this week you'll find a story that offers some practical ways to lower IT expenditures by both purchasing and selling used IT hardware. I thought I'd use this blog post

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

How to keep innovation and morale up in a down economy

Money issues now require much more of CIO Diana Melick's attention than they did in the past. The faltering economy has her forecasting costs and slashing budgets just like her peers, but Melick

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Mary K. Pratt

Tips on saving crucial projects from the scrap heap

There was a joke at the height of the Cold War: What should you do in the event of nuclear missile attack? Take shelter, duck and cover, then kiss your butt goodbye. If

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Tam Harbert

How to effectively slash your IT security budget

In the current economic climate of uncertainty and tight IT budgets, often the mistake is to assume a more tactical, rather than strategic, approach to securing the ever-increasing volume of data travelling through

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Six top tips for effective IT spending in 2009

Early last summer, well before the financial meltdown in mid-September, CIO Michael Twohig met with the executive leadership at Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. in Norwell, Mass., to discuss the company's 2009 budget.

Published on: January 5th, 2009 Mary Brandel

How to pick the right operating system for your business

Many small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) – hesitant to switch to Windows Vista from XP – are seriously considering Linux as an alternative operating system (OS).The Linux vs. Microsoft issue is once more

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Nestor E. Arellano and Scott Spanbauer

Dismal year for IT purchases predicted

Forrester Research has revised projections for IT investment in 2008 down from previous research published in October, predicting the year ahead will be a slow one both in the U.S. and globally.The areas

Published on: December 15th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano

Overall spending outlook

I. Overall Spending Outlook Stable improvement in IT spending for the rest of 2006Survey results indicate stable IT spending for remainder of 2006 - assuming the global economic outlook does not deteriorate. According

Published on: February 27th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff