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  • Make sure your restructuring is savvy, not silly

    Posted February 25, 2013 - 11:30 am

    There are several factors to consider in planning a wise and pain-free restructuring.
  • HP job cuts point to shifting IT skills

    Posted June 1, 2010 - 9:37 pm

    Hewlett-Packard's plan to cut 9,000 positions while adding 6,000 new ones comes amid a time of shifting IT job skill requirements.
  • Restructuring IT for Global Results

    Posted May 18, 2010 - 4:32 pm

    How three CIOs are redesigning their teams to grow with their companies.
  • MySpace staff slashed almost 30 percent

    Posted June 16, 2009 - 3:03 pm

    MySpace is undergoing restructuring after losing its leadership position to Facebook.
  • Time Warner ditches troubled AOL unit

    Posted May 28, 2009 - 10:40 am

    Time Warner will finally rid itself of AOL, its struggling Internet subsidiary, by spinning it off as a publicly traded company.
  • Plant Closings, Layoffs Means Heavy Lifting for IT Departments

    Posted April 27, 2009 - 11:03 am

    Across the nation, offices are being consolidated, plants shut, employees let go. Such maneuvers, of course, are intended to save money. But achieving lasting results can take months of work performed largely by the IT staff -- a behind-the-scenes scramble that is often underestimated by others inside and outside the company. It's not as if the press release and pink slips go out and savings pour in.
  • How to turn around a failing IT department

    Posted April 18, 2009 - 11:34 am

    The news over the past few years has had a stream of stories about business disruption as a result of faulty information technology (IT), where dysfunctions have a cascading effect throughout the business. Clearly, success in today's technology-centric climate is increasingly dependent upon an efficient and effective IT activity.
  • 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.
  • Microsoft looks to get more from Live Labs researchers

    Posted April 9, 2009 - 8:31 pm

    Microsoft is splitting up its Live Labs group, sending half the researchers to product groups at the company.
  • Sun confirms 1,500 job cuts this week

    Posted March 30, 2009 - 8:11 pm

    Sun Microsystems is laying off about 1,500 employees this week in a follow-up to a restructuring plan announced a few months ago, the company confirmed Monday.
  • Sun making deep job cuts this week, analysts say

    Posted March 30, 2009 - 3:25 pm

    Sun is laying off thousands of workers this week, analysts said, a follow-up to cost-cutting efforts announced in November.
  • Microsoft executive says layoffs offset by more R&D

    Posted March 3, 2009 - 10:16 am

    Up to 3,000 employees could be needed for Microsoft's research efforts this year, in part offsetting layoffs announced in January, a top company executive said Tuesday.
  • Fujitsu to end hard-disk head production

    Posted January 27, 2009 - 10:20 am

    Fujitsu plans to end production of read/write heads for hard-disk drives as part of a wider review of its HDD business, it said Tuesday.
  • Intel to close facilities, lay off thousands worldwide

    Posted January 22, 2009 - 10:18 am

    Intel will close four facilities and cut up to 6,000 jobs in a restructuring of its manufacturing operations announced on Wednesday.
  • Samsung Electronics reorganizes to fight slump

    Posted January 16, 2009 - 11:23 am

    Samsung Electronics Co. announced a major restructuring Friday, consolidating business operations into two divisions as South Korea's most powerful and iconic corporation deals with the slowing global economy and expectations of looming red ink.
  • SCO reorganization proposed

    Posted January 13, 2009 - 11:59 am

    As part of a proposed reorganization following its bankruptcy filing, SCO plans a public auction of its mobile business and its Unix OpenServer business, the company said on Monday.
  • Dell to move manufacturing, lay off 1,900 in Ireland

    Posted January 8, 2009 - 10:38 am

    Dell will move its European PC manufacturing operation from Ireland to Poland and lay off workers as it continues its belt-tightening restructuring plan, the company said on Thursday.
  • Alcatel-Lucent cuts jobs, focuses attention on three sectors

    Posted December 14, 2008 - 3:33 pm

    Alcatel-Lucent is naming enterprises as one of three markets it will focus on as it lays off 1,000 more workers and makes cuts in other areas in an attempt to turn the company around.
  • Nortel mulls bankruptcy

    Posted December 10, 2008 - 3:03 pm

    Nortel has hired lawyers to consider whether it should seek bankruptcy protection, but the company says it has made no decision to do so.
  • Sony to axe 8,000 jobs, close factories

    Posted December 9, 2008 - 10:20 am

    Sony plans to cut 8,000 jobs, close factories and reduce electronics investment by nearly a third in response to the current economic conditions, it said Tuesday.
  • Applied Materials to cut 12 percent of global workforce

    Posted November 13, 2008 - 12:06 pm

    Applied Materials said it would lay off 1,800 employees as it reported a drop in revenue and wider losses.
  • Struggling Circuit City files for bankruptcy

    Posted November 10, 2008 - 4:45 pm

    Circuit City Stores on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection to cut costs and turn around its deteriorating financial condition.
  • Analysts: AMD's foundry spin-off may save company

    Posted October 7, 2008 - 4:15 pm

    AMD's decision to split into a chip-designing company and a chip-making company should help return the company to profitability sooner, said several analysts who watch the chip-making industry. AMD would remain as the chip-designing company, while the new company, tentatively called The Foundry Co., would focus on chip-making under the plan, unveiled Tuesday.
  • AMD to spin off chip fabs to raise funds

    Posted October 7, 2008 - 9:41 am

    AMD plans to split into two companies, one to design chips and one to make them, while two investment funds owned by the government of Abu Dhabi will contribute new capital, it said Tuesday. AMD hopes the move will give it the resources it needs to compete effectively with Intel, which dominates the microprocessor industry.
  • Time working against AMD's asset-light plans

    Posted August 25, 2008 - 9:25 am

    As part of AMD's efforts to recover from the damaging delay of its Barcelona quad-core processor in 2007, the chip maker wants to spin off its two manufacturing plants, called fabs, as part of a strategy called asset light.
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