Stories by Lisa DiCarlo

Market research: Who buys it and why

IT research firms service two separate groups of clients -- technology vendors, which constitute the "sell" side of the market, and organizations seeking advice on technology purchases, the "buy" side of the equation.

Analyze your analysts

On the Web site of mega research firm Gartner lives a section titled IT Budget Optimization, which, among other things, offers for sale 20 research papers on strategies for cutting IT expenses.