Business Article Archive

  • Andy Jones of the Information Security Forum assesses the hidden costs of compliance.
  • The short life-span and upgradeability of many IT assets complicate the otherwise fairly simple concept of depreciation, explains Michael Blackstaff.
  • Communicating in one of a range of ways of demonstrating to directors that IT is adding value to the business, says Brendan Murphy
  • Andrew Cromby, partner in the Dispute Resolution Department at KSB Law LLP, looks at the dangers of email exchanges and details how companies need to think very carefully.
  • In the UK, businesses have been hit with a wave of new compliance measures and reporting standards that are stirring businesses to re-evaluate their operational processes and strategies, says Dean Forbes of Primavera.
  • The software patent debate is far from over, says Trevor Cook, a partner at commercial law firm Bird and Bird.
  • John McManus give advice on cost and financial management for software project managers.
  • Graeme Pitts-Drake, managing director of Prefix IT, asks whether integrated PC management tools are the answer, especially considering security concerns and the potential benefits to SMEs.
  • Vince Eavis, head of business development, Commercial Cards Europe, Citigroup looks at getting compliant with commercial cards.
  • Copying from the internet is a contentious issue, which is leading to an increasing number of intellectual property court cases, according to Jonathan Cornthwaite of Wedlake Bell Solicitors.

Arabian Computer News

Business analysis: the catalyst for business change
The business analyst is emerging as a force for change, bridging the traditional gap between IT and business, writes Erik Bernsten, Regional Director, Middle East, BCS The Chartered Institute for IT.
Taken from Arabian Computer News (November 2013).