Friday’s Top Five

Soft Skills: The Sign of a Savvy IT Pro

You’ve got the technical skills, but succeeding as an IT manager requires much more than that, writes CIOUpdate columnist Katherine Spencer Lee of Robert Half Technology.

Five Hot Trends in 2008

While these five trends are familiar, 2008 should see them maturing to become forces in their own right, not just sideline fads that may or may not make a difference to your operations.

Offshore Considerations for Infrastructure Management

Use this primer by CIOUpdate guest columnist Ram Mohan of MindTree Consulting to get the most out of your offshore infrastructure management engagement.

UNIX vs. Linux: A Vendor’s Perspective

A UNIX to Linux migration is a tricky question without a definitive answer … even from the vendors promoting both.

The Four Phases of IT/Business Alignment

IT/business alignment is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’; it is a ‘must-have’ since it drives bottom-line benefits, writes CIOUpdate guest columnist Mary Nugent of BMC Software.