“An approach that should revolutionise the supply chain process". As supply chain automation progresses across major industries worldwide, RFID has been hailed as a 'no brainer' for some, too expensive to deliver real benefits for many, and an unavoidable additional complexity for others. With deployments frequently plagued by inefficiencies, concerns are growing around inaccurate data collection - particularly in the face of more stringent governance and compliance. Two years after The Corpor...
Download this Corporate IT Forum Output Report. The report has been compiled based on the shared experiences of 21 corporate IT professionals representing 14 different organisations from industries including charity, construction, consulting, government, healthcare, international food group, international law, logistics, petroleum, transport and utilities.
ISO/IEC 20000, the new international standard replacing BS15000, has been developed to ‘provide a common understanding of the management of services worldwide’. With attendance numbers impacted because of adverse weather conditions, 8 delegates from 6 organisations representing Education, Energy, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing & Transport examined the business case for adoption and the certification process.One organisations had implemented ISO20000, another was in the process of implem...
ISO/IEC 27001 provides a framework for an information security management system and has been adopted by many large enterprises as an effective business tool for identifying and mitigating risks to information and ensuring that the security of data and information is firmly aligned and embedded within the goals and objectives of the organisation.
This output report covers the discussions and outcomes from the workshop on IT Budgets & Business Relations in a Recession.
"Consumerisation is not just about cheap devices you can buy at Dixons or Currys." Consumer products and services have not traditionally been allowed in the Corporate environment but a number of individuals now see the possibility of using these to improve the flexibility and speed of response of the IS department as well as reduce costs.
QA721 raised the issue of rationalising IT suppliers and, where possible, standardising the nature of contracts to cut costs and streamline the approach to contract management. This workshop was essentially about merging contracts across disparate suppliers with view to deriving business benefit. In some cases, contract rationalisation was linked to outsourcing.
Download this Corporate IT Forum Output Report. The report has been produced from input from ten delegates representing eight organisations. Represented industries included media, financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, restaurants and the public sector. A case study on 'Datacentre Build with Eco-cooling' is central.
This report is based on a presentation delivered by a Project Manager of a major airline about a project which was the Innovation Category winner in the Forum's Real IT Awards in 2008.
The aim of the workshop is to enable delegates to share experiences and information regarding their Quality Assurance structures and to look at how effective they are in providing a service to the I.T. function
IT Risk & Service Continuity Management is a complex process in itself, as it calls for the accurate identification of the whole IT estate as well as the business processes that estate serves so as to create a mapping between the two, used to determine which are the most critical services to protect against unplanned downtime or emergencies.
In today's complex world of cloud computing, social networking, and Bring Your Own Device schemes, maintaining a risk management strategy is a significant challenge, especially when the background landscape comprises budget reductions and resource cuts.