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CIO Talk Network Podcast

Nov 24, 2010

With money tight, IT departments in all sorts of organizations are looking for efficiencies and making systematic efforts to reduce non-productive redundancies. In addition to saving money, a hoped for byproduct is that a successful rationalization exercise will also remove disincentives and barriers to shared services,...


Nov 17, 2010

The business success stories of the corporate world are famous for continuously and aggressively seeking out ways to reduce costs and maximize profitability. In order to become bigger and more successful, they consolidate and eliminate redundancies, streamline processes, implement newer lean technologies, institute...


Nov 10, 2010

The "Butterfly Effect" tells us that a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. If we accept this wisdom, then how crucial is IT budgeting, given that IT influences or affects just about every possible aspect of an organization? How can IT leaders champion and foster...


Nov 3, 2010

Strict privacy laws and inconsistency in the way they are defined across multiple regions, are a deterrent to the adoption of Cloud Computing in Europe. How do these snags impact global organizations with a presence in Europe as well as the local players? What can be done so that organizations are able to optimally...