Can IBM's Supercomputer Cure Cancer?

WellPoint and Cedars-Sinai are putting Big Blue's supercomputer Watson to the test in pilots targeting cancer treatment and improved EMRs.

IT Outsourcing Deals Slow From Hangover Effect

Analysis of IT and business process outsourcing transactions in the first quarter reveals a sharp decrease in the number and value of contracts signed.

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property in the Cloud

IT professionals know that handing data over to a third-party is always risky, but cloud computing creates unique concerns for IP. Here are nine tips to protect critical corporate data wherever it goes.

7 Signs You've Outsourced Too Much IT Work

Once an organization gets a taste of the benefits of IT outsourcing, the hunger for more naturally increases. But watch out.

12 IT Outsourcing Predictions for 2012

In 2011, the IT outsourcing industry was marked by smaller deals, leery customers, profit-squeezed IT service providers and a lot of cloud computing talk.

San Francisco Giants Score Big with Ticket Sales Software

The world champs install a ticket sales system that factors in featured players or special events to boost revenue by applying variable pricing.

9 Ways to Stop Your IT Outsourcing Deal From Leaking Money

Experts estimate that an outsourcing deal can lose up to 30 percent of its value each year due to poor governance. Here's how to plug the holes.

How to Get Outsourcers to Focus on Business Value

When it comes to cutting costs, outsourcing is delivering the goods--but bottom line benefits only go so far.

Can Video Analytics Rev Up Marketing?

Harley-Davidson Canada road tests a video analytics system to better target its marketing to customers in its stores

IT Outsourcing in China and Data Privacy Guidelines

China has proposed strict new data security regulations that could hamper the country's nascent IT outsourcing industry if made into law, even as they aim to...

Mitigating the Risk of Cloud Services Failure

The two-day outage at one of Amazon's data centers has everyone questioning the reliability of infrastructure as a service offerings.

IT Outsourcing: Study Highlights Impediments to Innovation

Most IT organizations and outsourcing providers remain too bogged down in the day-to-day management of their outsourcing arrangements to focus on innovation.

Why IT Jobs Are Never Coming Back

U.S. IT job loss may level off in coming years, but the likelihood that corporate IT will ever contribute to job creation again is minimal.

A Hotel Chain Checks Out the IPad

Intercontinental Hotels Group tests whether having iPads helps concierges deliver better service to guests.