Dec 19, 2007
Research indicates that when tested, almost half of all disaster recovery plans fail, resulting in harm to a brand, customer loss, losses to competitors, and loss of valuable company data. What steps should companies take to ensure successful disaster recovery? What are the accepted best practices?
Dec 12, 2007
Data centers are the vaults where we store mission critical information and intellectual property that users may need to access on quick notice but which also need to be protected. What does it take to successfully 'virtualize' a data center? Is it a smooth ride? If not, what issues need to be addressed?
Nov 28, 2007
Vendors! Global enterprises! It seems like everyone is embracing virtualization! Meanwhile, the analysts who keep track of such potentially IT-world shaking technologies are intently watching related and emerging trends. What are they seeing? Stunning successes or treacherous ground? What should IT decision makers know...
Nov 14, 2007
For IT to be truly successful at delivering value, the non-IT members of an organization must know and trust IT enough to adopt the positive changes IT can foster. Just how effective are the various internal communications methods such asbrag emails, speeches, 'town hall' meetings, etc., currently being used to promote...
Nov 7, 2007
When we go to a global burger chain (you know who!) anywhere in the world, we expect the same experience and product quality and get what we expect. Organizations who have embraced IT outsourcing at a global level have similar expectations. However, for the most part, the expectations are not being met and the cultural...