Companies are just plain bad at predicting cost overruns

Anyone who’s rolled out software or applications only to find their wallets lighter than expected, take heart in knowing that you’re not alone. A new study confirms that cost projections are wildly inaccurate in many cases. 

Many IT pros struggle with software licenses

Most companies are acquiring more and more applications these days. And that leaves IT with an unenviable and seemingly impossible task: making sense of all the various licenses that come with this software. 

5 cost-effective ways to beef up IT security in your business

Too many businesses ignore best practices for IT security because they’re strained for resources. In this guest post, Beverly James outlines some low- and no-cost ways to improve security in your organization. 

Strategies for launching a solution and building company consensus

Any successful IT implementation requires support from the people who will actually be working with the tools that IT provides. However, in some cases, getting that user support can be difficult. 

OS security: Will this firm build the first invulnerable operating system?

Hackers often attack vulnerabilities in operating systems, making OS security one of IT’s top concerns. One company says it has a solution for preventing further attacks: an OS with no security holes.