Wednesday, August 17, 2005

CIO Briefing: Just-in-time project management tips

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August 17, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

-- CIO Executive Guide: Project management
-- IT projects benefit from an outside vantage
-- Worms attacking Windows Plug and Play go global
-- M&A and compliance -- Call ahead for CIOs

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CIO EXECUTIVE GUIDE: PROJECT MANAGEMENT | SearchCIO.com

Any CIO will tell you that one of the most valued skills in today's
IT organization is project management. IT organizations today are
being held more accountable than ever to achieve the goals they set
forth in launching new projects and initiatives. So whether you're an
IT professional looking to enter the project management field or a
CIO seeking advice on managing projects, check out the various
resources in our latest Executive Guide.

>> Read the full guide:
http://searchcio.techtarget.com/general/0,295582,sid19_gci1109232,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

MORE INFO:

>> CIO how-to: Developing direct reports
http://searchcio.techtarget.com/columnItem/0,294698,sid19_gci1096278,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

>> Business/IT alignment: Nine questions you should ask
http://searchcio.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid19_gci1111812,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

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IT PROJECTS BENEFIT FROM AN OUTSIDE VANTAGE | SearchDataCenter.com

IT pros have to wear many hats when it comes to major projects, but
consultants can make it easier. Find out what services are out there
and how to hire the best one for a project.
http://searchcio.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid19_gci1116579,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

WORMS ATTACKING WINDOWS PLUG AND PLAY GO GLOBAL | SearchSecurity.com

Organizations around the world are being hit hard by multiple worms.
Corporate networks are most at risk.
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid14_gci1116452,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

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M&A AND COMPLIANCE -- CALL AHEAD FOR CIOS | Tip
Mergers and acquisitions produce many layers of challenges for CIOs,
from integrating systems, to allocating budgets and staff. And, of
course, compliance.
http://searchcio.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid19_gci1116091,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

BUDGETING FOR COMPLIANCE (UPDATED VERSION) | Executive Guide
Without a doubt, compliance spending has become a significant portion
of the IT budget and, according to AMR Research, IT compliance
budgets are expected to rise 10% in 2005. As a result, CIOs need to
include more time, resources and budget dollars in their planning
process. The SearchCIO budgeting for compliance Executive Guide
includes valuable resources, practical information and advice to help
CIOs with planning and budgeting for compliance.
http://searchcio.techtarget.com/general/0,295582,sid19_gci1083326,00.html?track=NL-48&ad=525490

COMPLIANCE -- IT'S ONLY JUST BEGUN | Expert webcast
Compliance is here to stay. All IT organizations are being affected
one way or another by the current and future regulations. Learn from
one industry expert about how you can prepare your budget and IT
organization for the growing need to respond to and manage compliance
efforts.
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