Vive le ROI
The quest to pin down ROI on technology is turning into an industry in itself -- and sending CFOs back to basics.
Taming the Software Beast
New integration strategies promise to make connecting various bits of software fast, easy and cheap. CFOs, of course, have heard it all before. So what makes this time any different?
Incentive management tools are getting more sophisticated. But do they pay off for anyone but the sales force?
Tools of the Trade: Auditing Audit Software
Recent corporate meltdowns are putting internal auditors under greater pressure. Will the latest auditing software ease their pain?
Technology: Ten Smart Moves
Now might be the time for some prudent IT investments. These offerings are worth a closer look.
Supply Chains: In the Nick of Time
Cutting-edge supply-chain management is emerging as the cornerstone of successful E-business. But managers at companies as diverse as Cathay Pacific, Chung Nam Watch, and Nike are finding that not only is the pace of change fast--it can get furious, too.
Lost in Translation
Localizing a corporate Web site can be a tricky, time-consuming affair. This may explain why few companies have attempted it.
Outsourcing: Talent on Tap
Outsourcing IT can provide real benefits -- if you avoid traps like reduced access to key data, vendor inflexibility toward changing business needs, poor communications, internal resistance, and outsourcer price wars that undermine service.