Business-intelligence software vendor MIS DecisionWare is on the hunt for the world's biggest, most-complex spreadsheet. Nominations are being accepted from the private and public sectors until Feb. 1 at www.misdecisionware.info.
Judges will choose a winner based on a spreadsheet's size, business use, technical complexity, and longevity. The winner receives fame and the choice of a Bose Wave radio-CD player or a portable DVD player.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.