4 Factors Bloating Your Software Budget

Our research shows your team may be wasting software dollars. Also, mileage will vary for users of Salesforce.com's new licensing scheme.

Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com

September 6, 2011

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InformationWeek Now--What's Hot Right Now

Nobody likes to leave money on the table, but CIOs hate to leave money on the table. Yet InformationWeek's recent research shows that CIOs are doing just that with some software buying practices. As Jonathan Feldman reports in his cover story on the research, plus related advice on how to beat rising software costs, four key hurdles stand in the way of you and a smarter software budget.

About the Author(s)

Laurianne McLaughlin

Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com

Laurianne McLaughlin currently serves as InformationWeek.com's Editor-in-Chief, overseeing daily online editorial operations. Prior to joining InformationWeek in May, 2011, she was managing editor at CIO.com. Her writing and editing work has won multiple ASBPE (American Society of Business Publication Editors) awards, including ASBPE's 2010 B2B Web Site of the year award for CIO.com. Previously, McLaughlin served as a senior editor, online for Business 2.0 and as a senior editor for PC World, where she started her technology journalism career in 1992 as a news reporter. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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