• 9 ways to cut outsourcing consulting costs

    Posted August 9, 2012 - 2:10 pm

    It's unlikely that IT executives would set up any major outsourcing deal without third-party consultation, but IT outsourcing consultants don't come cheap. Here are nine tips to help you reduce those expenses.
  • IT consultant resume makeover: How to land IT management jobs

    Posted October 27, 2011 - 12:37 pm

    There comes a time in many IT consultants' careers when they decide to exchange the trappings of their jet-set professional lives for a corporate IT job with more stability. For Sevin Straus, an IT consultant based in Chicago, that moment came at the height of the financial crisis in 2009.
  • Cloud consulting firm hopes lightning can strike twice

    Posted January 31, 2011 - 4:54 pm

    Cloud consulting start-up CloudTP reunites colleagues from Cambridge Technology Partners, including co-founder Chris Greendale.
  • Career advice: How to catch a hiring manager's eye

    Posted January 3, 2011 - 3:11 pm

    How can I get noticed? Should I keep consulting? Should I take on a role as a mentor? Get advice from a Premier 100 IT Leader.
  • Is Programming a Lucrative Profession?

    Posted January 23, 2010 - 5:57 pm

    Software development is growing up, and that's not entirely a good thing.
  • Write a client proposal that sells

    Posted January 21, 2010 - 9:43 am

    Clients want their computing problems solved with the ease of getting a pizza delivered: call a number, tell them what you want, and it shows up soon afterward. The ingredients you use in the pizza rarely matter to the hungry person who wants dinner. Instead, the proposal should identify functional categories.
  • How to Write a Client Proposal

    Posted December 30, 2009 - 6:29 pm

    Software developers, web designers, and other IT professionals who are trying to build up a consulting business are often asked to provide the prospective client with a formal proposal explaining how they'll serve the company's needs. If you're new at this, you may be amenable but also unsure what to actually say. Let me give you a little guidance.
  • How to close a consulting deal

    Posted September 23, 2009 - 1:16 pm

    Most consultants lose deals because they either didn't listen to the client or they didn't communicate the value that they bring to the client.
  • How to Easily Find Freelance Work

    Posted August 26, 2009 - 12:19 pm

    Ok so the economy has gone to the tubes, 1 out of 10 people are unemployed, and most businesses are on a hiring freeze. Sounds like the perfect time to be a consultant.
  • Consulting: How CIOs Know It's the Right Career Move

    Posted May 4, 2009 - 11:05 am

    Perhaps you've seen the writing on the wall that your layoff is imminent. Maybe you're tired of corporate life and want to ditch The Man and become your own boss. But if you are considering becoming a consultant, listen up: Some CIOs aren't cut out for the job.
  • Capgemini merges consulting units while IBM launches new one

    Posted April 14, 2009 - 1:23 pm

    Capgemini is consolidating its consulting activities as Capgemini Consulting, while IBM is launching business optimization and analytics consulting activities.
  • Tips for creating an IT Service Level Agreement

    Posted January 9, 2009 - 6:22 pm

    Do you want to offer an IT service level agreement to your clients, but you don't know where to start?
  • Computer consulting business credibility-building secrets

    Posted January 2, 2009 - 4:51 pm

    As you are growing or starting your computer consulting business and trying to get great clients, you might wonder, “How do I establish credibility if I only have a couple of references and am just starting out?”
  • 7 survival tips for managing IT in an economic slowdown

    Posted August 18, 2008 - 4:38 am

    Small and midsized businesses may not be receiving the right advice on how best to cut IT spending
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