Monthly Archives: October 2011

IT Cost Reductions — Near Term tactics: Staff efficiencies

This is the fourth and final near term tactics post on a topic ever present in today’s economic climate: cost reduction. Though the US economy grew by 2.5% this past quarter and despite some willingness by companies to invest in … Continue reading

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IT Cost Reductions – Near term tactics: Consolidation & Utilization

This is the third near term tactics post on a topic ever present in today’s economic climate: cost reduction. Though the US economy grew by 2.5% this past quarter and despite some willingness by companies to invest in IT (while … Continue reading

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IT Cost Reductions – Near term tactics: A ‘clean shop’

Our current topic is ever present in today’s economic climate: cost reduction. This is the third post on this critical area. Despite some willingness by companies to invest in IT (while there is a reluctance to invest in staff), IT … Continue reading

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IT Cost Reductions – Near term tactics: 3rd Party savings

As I outlined in the previous post, cost reduction is ever present in today’s economic climate. And that includes IT. But, it is worthwhile to note, that during this ‘jobless’ recovery, businesses are investing in IT and other infrastructure to … Continue reading

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How to approach cost reduction

Given the current economic climate, IT shops everywhere are under pressure to reduce their costs. And often this has been the case for several years running. So where do you turn for either new areas, or better approaches that do … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hello! This is the first post for the Recipes for IT blog. As I outlined in the introduction to the site, I am looking to provide a good reference discussion site for best practices in IT and in particular for … Continue reading

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