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Are you too focused on the little stuff?

It’s very easy for IT executives to get caught up in many of the small details of the job and lose sight of the big strategic picture. Unfortunately, too many technology leaders may be in this state… Read more…

The changing face of IT

The changing face of IT The U.S. has powerful information technology companies–Apple, Google, Microsoft and IBM, to name a few. But globalization and new competition are having an impact on the… Read more…

Check out the top 100 IT companies

Business Week posted its top 100 Information Technology companies worldwide–companies that are in hot industries, and that have performed well in terms of shareholder return, revenue growth and… Read more…

India tech firms relocate to U.S.

India’s IT service providers are trying out a new strategy in their growing technology businesses. They are hiring more U.S. talent and opening up branches in the United States. And this new trend… Read more…

When fiction is better than fact

The world of the 21st century is Internet based and no one sees that more clearly than Ralf Hirt, the author of the new novel, 8W8-Global Space Tribes. The Internet has changed the world, connecting… Read more…

African-American IT workers lose ground

There are good signs and bad ones for African-American IT workers. The number of African-Americans in the IT workforce rose by more than 10 percent in 2007. But their percentage in the overall IT… Read more…

Offshore outsourcing may not be so cheap

CIOs are facing a fork in the road over offshore outsourcing because a domestic company owning a company in India may not be such a good deal. As CIOs look for ways to save money, owning an… Read more…

Overstating the flatness of international commerce

According to Pankaj Ghemawat, professor of global strategy at IESE Business School in Barcelona and professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, globalization is a major economic… Read more…

Smart offshoring can yield huge savings

Companies can potentially increase their back office offshore savings by over 50 percent by selectively integrating transformation and process improvement efforts into their globalization… Read more…

Keeping your finger on the pulse

A successful CIO should know as much as possible about the market in which the company operates. That means knowing who your customers are by company, division and line of business, and how your… Read more…

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