The iPad for business

I had planned to avoid any mention of the iPad in here for some good long while (honest!) but speculation has started early over whether or not it's being pitched toward businesses. This is likely…


MOF implementation guide

What with all the buzz about cloud computing, agile operations, and the consumerization of IT (don't pretend you didn't spend most of your day skimming TechMeme for iPad news) it's easy to…


Hating on IT

So, on the heels of last week's shocker that most enterprises apparently still view IT as an internal business, there is more evidence that the general perception of work happening over the past…


Letting the hordes in with their own hardware

Jason Hiner asks Bill Detwiler whether or not it's time for IT to accept and adapt to users bringing their personal laptops and smartphones into the business.

It's long past time, in many o…


Good deals for Office Products with Sears coupon codes

Speaking of consumerization, what's more consumer than Sears? You're probably not going to find any server deals, but if you are looking for cheap electronics or Office Products you might ha…


IT isn’t a business

So alleges Bob Lewis in an excellent InfoWorld article dissecting the traditional perspective that IT departments should operate as internal mini-businesses with other departments within the company a…


Dell Or Other Gadgets For Cheap At DailyDeals.com

Okay, it's unconventional, and your average enterprise CIO probably isn't going to give up his or her carefully negotiated procurement contracts in favor of it, but times are still tough out t…


Processing the simplification process

There is a danger with outsourcing and process streamlining that if you turn it over to people who don't have a vested interest in actually making it more streamlined or simpler, you get processes…


HP / Microsoft Virtualization deal

Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft announced last week that they are partnering up and investing $250 million over the next three years to "…significantly simplify technology environments for busin…


Securing Your Server with ADT Security

One of the primary tasks of being a CIO is making sure that your server remains secure. There are a variety of tasks involved in keeping your network secure. Since threats are changing every day it is…