Stephanie OverbyCIO

Stephanie Overby is a regular contributor to and CIO magazine. Disclosure: She also writes for Hewlett-Packard's marketing website TechBeacon.

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NSA spying challenges U.S. cloud providers, analyst says

With the U.S. Congress unlikely to take action on NSA surveillance programs, U.S. cloud service providers could take a hit.

4 Tips for Building a Productive Relationship with Marketing

One IT leader with a background in marketing offers advice for bridging the two worlds.

How your IT department can prepare for a software audit

Facing a trying economy and decreasing new license revenue, business software vendors are turning to more frequent license audits to turn up missing revenue.

Is HP Committed to IT Outsourcing?

HP's prioritization of cost-cutting and shareholders over service delivery and customers has already caused some outsourcing clients to jump ship.

Judge Rules for Infosys in Whistleblower Case

Judge Myron H. Thompson says whistleblower Jack Palmer Jr. has not proven his claims of breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation against Infosys. As a result, the case will not go to trial.

Massive Layoffs at HP Make for IT Outsourcing Identity Crisis

The direction HP is taking with its outsourcing business remains unclear three years after its EDS acquisition.

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.

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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.

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CIOs Lack Adequate Cloud Computing Knowledge

Traditional IT outsourcing customers are struggling with cloud computing.

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Why IT Outsourcing Deals Are Getting Smaller

IT outsourcing deals aren't what they used to be.

IT Outsourcing: How Offshoring Can Kill Innovation

Analysis: Tech service providers tout outsourcing's cost savings, but a study suggests offshoring can irreversibly damage competitiveness.

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.