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Managing Project Change Requests

In a 2006 study the Standish Group found that only 35% of IT projects could be deemed successful. Of...

Vendor Selection: A Fourteen-Point Guide

It is essential to take the time to adequately assess not just the functionality of your IT...

IT Portfolio Mismanagement

Some IT organizations are using portfolios of IT projects to manage risks in an attempt to yield positive benefits...

Offshore Call Centers: Time to Bring em Home?

A number of firms, including AT&T’s home Internet group, are bringing overseas call centers back to the...

So Many Portables, So Few Rules

Knowing the greatly increased productivity that results from a mobile workforce, companies buy a plethora of laptops,...

The Transient Knowledge Trap

Have you ever stopped and thought about all of the skills we are losing? How many people...

The Dangers of Excessive Permissions

In March 2004, Roger Duronio, acting on his own, launched a logic bomb attack that crippled almost...

The Real Source of SOX Woes

Sarbanes-Oxley is about restoring investor confidence in publicly traded companies by attempting to ensure that the financial...