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Brexit - Advice For CIOs, Chief Supply Chain Officers and Marketing Leaders.

by Peter Sondergaard  |  July 1, 2016

It’s been a week since the U.K. voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU) and there’s an unprecedented amount of fear, uncertainty and doubt about the economic...

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Microsoft Renewals - the Season for Finding Carrots in the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  June 7, 2016

Last week's column drew attention to the need to evaluate timing before committing to a cloud subscription model and aligning timing of any commitment Currently many organizations are looking to finalize...

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Cloud Shift - Timing is almost everything

by Stephen White  |  May 30, 2016

Last week I had an all too familiar discussion, without a business case, completed testing or adoption plan an organization were already committing to transition a perpetual on-premises software licensing contract...

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Saving Money on the Network is Cool Too

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 19, 2016

In the networking space, cool new(ish) technology and shiny new objects grab most of the media headlines, but saving money is cool too (especially considering that legacy often runs the...

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Latitude and Longitude - locations matter when acquiring Office 365

by Stephen White  |  April 26, 2016

In alignment with many software publishers financial reporting currency and headquarters, experience shows us that a number of international organizations choose to acquire software licensing in US Dollars,. For over a decade this trend...

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Isn’t it about time that the CIO set out on a customer journey?

by Michael Maoz  |  April 6, 2016

CIOs are often described as business leaders. That is true in the same way a parent might say they are the father of their country. Yes, they are a father,...

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Discussing Bimodal IT, Digital Business and IT Budgets with CIOs

by Peter Sondergaard  |  February 13, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of participating in the Wall Street Journal CIO Network conference in California. In an opening discussion on stage with Steve Rosenbush, Editor, CIO Journal, we...

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“Accelerating R&D” Key Initiatives for Life Science Manufacturers 2016

by Michael Shanler  |  January 27, 2016

Before each calendar year begins, we put a lot of effort into outlining areas of research and how these areas align with strategic key initiatives (KIs).  The life science-related  KIs...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2015

Going into the 2015 holiday season, North Pole Inc. (ticker: XMAS), the leading global distributor of presents to good girls and boys, called upon Gartner to assess and advise on its...

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