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The Benefits of Outsourcing the Company


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 20, 2011

Many more business processes are open to outsourcing today than just a few years ago, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Just What is the CIO's Role?


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published February 8, 2011

It's all in the title, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

From Strategic to Commodity - Managing the Transition


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published November 3, 2010
At some point, you've got to throw in the towel and just control costs, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Establishing a Culture of Change


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published July 23, 2010
The only constant is change so you'd better figure out how to get used to it, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

IT Leadership - The Dual Role of Today's CIO


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published April 19, 2010
IT leadership needs to think in terms of Big 'I' and little 't', writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

IT Project Management 101: 3 Teams, 1 Successful Outcome


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published January 19, 2010
It's never too late to re-learn from the basics, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Cloudy (Computing) Days are Coming


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published October 15, 2009
But this isn't a bad thing. In fact, it's going to let the sun into a whole lot of businesses, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Recap


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published July 23, 2009
In this final installment of his outsourcing series CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman highlights the most salient points in any outsourcing arrangement.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part IX: Implementation


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 23, 2009
Several steps must be taken with your vendor to ensure you get what you expected under the outsourcing contract, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part VIII: Certificates


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 15, 2009
Certifications are worth more than just the paper they are written on, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part VII: SLAs


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 9, 2009
In this installment of CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman's series Mike outlines the four critical aspects of any successful SLA and what to do if they are not met.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part VI: Making the Decision


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 1, 2009
It may involve a lot of soul searching but in the end it all comes down to the business, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part V: Application Outsourcing


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published May 28, 2009
In Part V of his series CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman tackles the pros and cons of outsourcing email.

Choosing an Outsourcing Partner


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published May 12, 2009
A number of factors need to be considered when deciding on a service provider, writes CIO Update columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part IV: Fully Managed


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published March 23, 2009
While a little more expensive than the options discussed so far, fully managed does offer everything you need without the headaches of DIY, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part III - Co-location Managed


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published March 11, 2009
Co-locating servers saves overhead, cuts down on worries, and costs less than keeping them in-house, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part II: In-House Managed


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published March 5, 2009
Bringing in a managed services provider will free up manpower and save lots of money, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Outsourcing Continuum, Part I


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published February 26, 2009
Making the right outsourcing decision starts with a solid understanding of your options, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

IT is About Utility Not Technology


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published January 27, 2009
Let someone else worry about the technology, IT should be something you just consume to run and improve your business, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Developing a Technology Strategy


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published September 2, 2008
Your tech strategy is really a reflection of the business strategy, not hardware and software, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Getting "There" From Here


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 11, 2008
The competitive edge is not in technology but the application of technology in innovative, cost-effective ways, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Is Your Outsourcing Provider a Partner or a Vendor?


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published April 3, 2008
Use this checklist from CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman to see which one you have.

IT in a Flat World


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published January 10, 2008
Think of IT like your physical supply chain and you’ll be one step ahead of the game, writes CIOUpdate columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Don't Spend Money Where You Don't Have To


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published September 11, 2007
If you are a small business operator (or a big one) why are you spending money on your IT infrastructure?, asks CIO Update columnist Mike Scheuerman.

Guerrilla IT


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published June 6, 2007
If you can't beat 'em, it's time to join 'em, writes CIO Update columnist Mike Scheuerman.

The Link Between Biology and IT


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published April 3, 2007
Don't think there is one? CIO Update columnist Mike Sheuerman makes a strong case there is.

The Software Subscriptions are Coming


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published February 6, 2007
We’re at the beginning of a revolution, writes CIO Update columnist Mike Scheuerman of B2B CFO.

Crossing the Technology Line: Strategic vs. Utility


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published December 12, 2006
What happens when a technology moves from strategic to being a utility, asks CIO Update columnist Mike Scheuerman of B2B CFO CIO, LLC?

The CIO Reinvented


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Mike Scheuerman

| CIO Insights Article Published September 14, 2006
The technology industry is on the cusp of a massive change, writes CIO Update guest columnist Mike Scheuerman of B2B CIO.