August 11, 2011 - Softtek to Host Webinar for CIOs on Improving Business Value of IT Portfolios

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  • (1888PressRelease) August 09, 2011 - WHAT: Forrester Research, Inc. and Softtek to participate in "CIO Survival Guide: 7 Steps to transition IT to Business-Oriented IT" (Softtek webinar)
    WHERE: Online -
    WHEN: August 11, 2011 from 12pm - 1pm ET
    WHO: Forrester and Softtek

    Softtek, provider of services that maximize the value of business applications, will host a webinar on August 11th, 2011 at 12pm ET with guest, Alexander Peters, Ph.D., principal analyst with Forrester Research. Peters will lead a discussion on how corporations can generate more business value from IT through a business-process-oriented approach to IT Services and will answer questions from listeners. Alex Camino, Softtek's VP of Marketing & Communications, will be moderating.

    According to Forrester Research, the average amount spent on ongoing operations and maintenance exceeds 65% of the IT budget.* Additionally, new project failure rate is at 67%, as shown in the 2010 Chaos Report by Standish Group. In this context, CIOs are under pressure to align IT with the business strategy, with increasing budget constraints. The webinar will focus on the following key takeaways:

    1. Traditional IT organizations are not well positioned to generate more business value
    2. Benefits for shifting from IT Services to Business-Process-Oriented IT Services
    3. 5 key processes for managing business demands and value
    4. 7 simple step approach for becoming a business-process-oriented organization
    5. Example of business value enabled by the new organization

    To register for the webinar, please visit:

    *The Application Portfolio Management Landscape Combine Process And Tools To Tame The Beast, Forrester Research, Inc., April 15, 2011

    About Softtek:
    Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT services with more than 6,000 associates across 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries. Through on-site, on-shore and its trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter

    For more information, contact:

    Karen Schupp
    karen.schupp ( @ ) softtek dot com

    Radha Vij
    Gutenberg Communications
    radha ( @ ) gutenbergpr dot com

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