Business Models

The business model describes how the entity will create value. It can involve the business' purpose, offerings, strategies, infrastructure, organizational structures, trading practices, and operational processes and policies. So, too, appropriate technology can vary by business model, experts say. Technology can determine the business model as well. For instance, Internet entrepreneurs have come up with new models that depend entirely on new technology that allows them to reach large numbers of customers at little expense.


Articles

CIOs in North America Report Rising Budgets in 2014

On a budgetary level, CIOs in North America report an IT budget increase of 1.8 percent for 2014, a Gartner report revealed. More >

Compliance Methods Are Costly and Cumbersome

Only 13 percent of enterprises are very satisfied with the way they manage compliance, despite the fact that 63 percent consider compliance "very important." More >

Microsoft Extends Ethical, Environmental Policies to Supply Chain

The Redmond, Wash., software giant tightens its supply chain policies to avoid conflict minerals and promote sustainability across the board. More >

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Interviews

Overcoming Barriers to Successful Negotiation

Author Eldonna Lewis-Fernandez says we can learn to master negotiation by thinking of it like a game.

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Emerging Cyber Risks on the Minds of Risk Managers

The seventh annual Emerging Risks Survey results show what's behind the trend toward increased focus on cyber security risks among risk professionals.

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IAPP’s New Privacy Certification Addresses Emerging Landscape

New privacy threats and concerns have created the opportunity for IT professionals to fill a crucial role within the organization. A new cert addresses the need.

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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

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