Category Archive for: "Vendor Management"

How today’s CIO thinks about sourcing technology

There is perhaps an over abundance of content, coverage and opinion about the evolving role of the CIO. IT leaders are continually juggling rapidly evolving technologies while also being tasked with leading transformational efforts across their organizations. As a result, many are in fact already well down the path of evolution. What influence does this evolution have on […]
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ERP in the Midmarket Space: Migration, Consolidation and Service Contract Management

  There’s certainly no shortage of vendors with proven enterprise resource planning software to help connect business operations, but for midmarket companies with strict budgets and limited staff resources, ERP implementation and migration can be make-or-break career moves for CIOs. Last week, several executives from a variety of national and international industry verticals gathered to […]
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Technology Partnerships: Who’s in Your Corner?

Every organization finds itself teetering between maintaining current tools and technology verses upgrading to new solutions. While staying abreast of new offerings and knowing which ones may be applicable to your organization, never discount the importance of the partner involved. When selecting a software solution, it’s crucial to remember the personnel behind the solution that […]
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Legacy Systems, Vendor Acquisition Force Major Data Center Migration

  By Blair Shiver, Executive Manager, Boardroom Events   When Feroz Merchhiya stepped into the Chief Technology Officer role at California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA) a little over two years ago, his first order of business was to stabilize the company’s IT environment. “Most of the infrastructure was anywhere from five to eight years old; […]
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