Summary: In this week’s article roundup, we learn one way to reduce IT costs by 50%, how IT departments can align themselves with the business, and more.
7 can’t-miss guidelines for today’s ERP project
When companies operate with outdated ERP systems, they reduce their ability to enter new markets or regions, streamline processes or manage change. while this article offers some good tips for those looking for a new ERP system, many companies don’t have that option. If you’re in that boat–and stuck with an old ERP that you can’t replace–here’s one way to add modern features.
IT Mission Impossible: Do more, with less. Faster.
It might sound impossible, but it’s not: IT innovation can move your department from the back office supporting the business, to being a trusted partner driving the business.
Top IT skills for 2014
Information technology departments across all industries are expected to rapidly expand throughout 2014. Which skills are most highly sought after? Unsurprisingly, companies are looking for those who can build modern web applications and take advantage of their growing data.
Gartner: Optimizing application development = 50% cost reduction
Application development and management accounts for 34% of IT budgets–a number which can be reduced drastically, according to recent research from Gartner. How? Look for the right tools.