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Global IT spending shrinks as dollar strengthens

Gartner decreases its global IT spending forecast as a strong dollar against currencies such as the Euro will affect IT buying

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What GM and HP can teach us about outsourcing software development

GM's decision to cut H-P and bring software development in house illustrates why most companies can't--and shouldn't--take IT strategy cues from GM.

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Why culture is as important as skill for outsourced agile teams

The success of agile teams, especially outsourced or embedded agile teams, depends as much on their cultural fit as the skills of individual team members

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How CIOs can earn back credibility

Business counterparts are questioning the CIO's role, purpose and credibility. Here's what CIOs must do to build their personal and departmental credibility and help advance greater company business and strategic goals

Enterprises win as cloud and on-site software vendors duke it out

The CRM market will see the biggest price declines in the next couple of years

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IT budget 2015: It's about business alignment

IT needs to focus on transforming from a cost center into a value creator for the business

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The power of 2: Liquid computing plus the Internet of things

Brought together, the Internet of things and liquid computing will unlock the next revolution

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Forecast 2015: IT spending on an upswing

As purse strings loosen up, CIOs blend innovation into 2015 IT budgets, but security and cost containment remain top priorities

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Mobile dev divide could be red flag for IT

Developers and execs can't agree on the direction for enterprise mobile dev, with huge implications for IT departments

It's official: HP will break itself in two

CEO Meg Whitman will head Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, while PC and printer business head Dion Weisler will run HP Inc.

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Enterprise architecture proves its worth

InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture present the 2014 Enterprise Architecture Awards

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The 2014 Enterprise Architecture Awards

At a time when Web and mobile technology development have become top priorities, effective enterprise architecture matters more than ever. Here are this year's six winning initiatives

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What Larry Ellison should do as Oracle CTO

Larry Ellison's shift from Oracle CEO to CTO may not mean that much, but what if Ellison took the opportunity to make Oracle a technology leader again?

Slackers in the office? Must be the boss's kids

Nepotism rears its ugly head when a new timekeeping system reveals two workers' lazy, cheating ways

Your business has gone mobile -- now what?

So you've said yes to the use of personal tech. How do you make it work for and in your business?

Rimini Street did steal Oracle's intellectual property, judge says

The third-part support company had claimed defamation, but a federal judge found Oracle's accusations were true

Forrester lowers 2014 global IT spending forecast

Analyst blames a weak first half for the downgrade, but says growth should pick up in the remainder of the year

SAP HANA continues to baffle customers

SAP customers can't fit HANA into their IT strategies or make sense of its road map, upgrade, and skill set requirements

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