Business Culture

Styles of dress, individual approaches to work or ethics standards all form a company's culture. And good or bad, it starts at the top. A company might believe it knows the best way to achieve a business objective. But there can be more than one right way; in fact, there might be many. Just as in another country, expectations can differ about etiquette, negotiating tactics and more. Cultures can clash in mergers, collaborations and other alliances, and it's best for all the parties to hear each other out.


Articles

Offshoring Drives IT Job Losses

Offshoring and a spate of new technologies are leading to more than 250,000 lost jobs annually in IT, finance and other key business service areas. More >

XBRL: Not 'Just Another Filing Requirement'

As 2008 came to a close, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to require publicly traded companies to file their financial statements in an XML-based format known as eXtensible Business More >

Outsiders Pose a Risk of Insider Threat, Too

A company's every partner and every supplier could be the weak link in protecting the company's data, as well as all its outsourcers, according to Harshul Joshi, director for IT Risk and Advisory More >

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Interviews

Enterprise App Store Can Provide User Choice, IT Control

Ann All spoke with Sam Liu, vice president of marketing for Partnerpedia, a provider of private label marketplace and enterprise app store solutions, about the growing popularity of enterprise app More >

HCL Stresses Career Positives as It Takes on U.S. Tech Workers

Susan Hall spoke with Shami Khorana, president of HCL America, about assimilating rebadged employees, those workers who join the Indian outsourcing firm from U.S. companies with whom it contracts. More >

How to Run the U.S. Ops of an Indian IT Firm: Don't Depend on H-1Bs

Scott Staples is nothing if not a rarity. As an American co-founder of Bangalore-based IT services provider MindTree Ltd., he currently heads up the Indian company's business in the Americas. With More >

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

Security Staffing

You need it. They claim to have it. What questions should you be asking as you hunt for the "just right" vendor to help you defend against the most sophisticated and determined adversaries? 

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Money Management Tools Help SMBs Predict Cash Flow

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Cloud and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity: A Perfect Fit

 

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