The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
ORLANDO -- With their budgets seeing little increase, IT managers are being urged by Gartner Inc. to reexamine many of their long-followed IT practices and then, quite simply, kill them .
By Patrick Thibodeau | 20 October, 2011 06:04
An initiative from The Open Group has developed a set of key considerations for how to build and measure return on investment (ROI) for cloud computing initiatives from a business perspective. By examining the benefits cloud computing offers organizations and showing the potential return it can provide from the beginning, companies may find it easier to gain buy-in for cloud initiatives from the executive team, as well as the IT department.
By Mark Skilton | 27 May, 2010 02:19
While Web 2.0 applications such as blogs, wikis and social networks have been wildly popular with consumers, efforts to measure the technology's success for businesses have returned mixed results. In fact, recent research from the Burton Group indicates that business leaders have struggled to define best use cases, measure their success and chart returns on investment.
By C.G. Lynch | 24 April, 2009 08:42
The paper provides examples of the return on investment (ROI) an organisation can realise when it effectively addresses the fundamentals of application delivery and lifecycle management with HP ALM. These examples, coupled with an explanation of the HP ROI approach, are intended to help business managers develop an ROI analysis for their unique business situation. Download now.