All posts tagged: Technology Selection

Creating a New Standard for Technology Evaluation, Procurement and Cost Management

Most organizations suffer though laborious technology evaluation, sourcing and procurement processes. Traditional methods and tools offer little visibility and a lack of structured collaboration among stakeholders—leading to drawn out IT initiatives and ultimately poor decisions. This is commonly referred to as “business as usual”.

Roy SempleCreating a New Standard for Technology Evaluation, Procurement and Cost Management
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CIOs Adopt Technology Selection Management (TSM) to Improve IT Sourcing and Deliver Business Value More Quickly

Richard Loew of PFB Energy is the latest high profile CIO to deploy technology selection management (TSM) from SelectHub to improve the delivery of IT sourcing and selection services for their organizations. PFB Energy is one of the largest independent refiners in the oil and gas industry.

Loew credits the use of SelectHub for helping to drive better stakeholder participation and smarter decisions on technology purchases, faster. He explains that this allows IT to provide more value to the rest of the company, while following a more agile, transparent and disciplined process. View the SelectHub brochure for more on IT sourcing strategies.

Roy SempleCIOs Adopt Technology Selection Management (TSM) to Improve IT Sourcing and Deliver Business Value More Quickly
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Colocation vs Cloud Hosting: What’s the Difference?

As the demand for powerful data infrastructure management continues to expand, businesses increasingly rely on outsourced data management solutions, and for good reason. Contracting with outside data management providers confers several benefits, including technical support, ease of use and administration and managed security, all of which save businesses time and money. While there are several remote computing options currently on the market, two of the most widely implemented solutions are cloud hosting and colocation.

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SelectHub Highlighted as Technology Selection Driver in CIO Review

The July 2015 issue of CIO Review Magazine, focused on IT procurement, highlights SelectHub as the foundation for a user-friendly Technology Selection Management service offered by progressive CIOs.

In his article covering characteristic difficulties in the technology selection process, Rob Meilen, VP & CIO of Hunter Douglas describes the increasing pressures on IT organizations to provide more business benefits, quicker than ever before—but reveals that standard selection and sourcing practices are falling short.

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