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4 ways to prevent costly offshoring mistakes

Contracting out work to foreign companies can make sense — but offshoring isn’t always a smart idea. Here are four ways to help you make the right choice.

Five trends that will dominate the “cloud” in 2012

2011 has been an exciting year for the cloud. Companies are starting to accept the idea of using internet-based services instead of servers they control themselves. That in turn has driven a push to make the technologies more mature — and the tech companies making those technologies are growing up too.