Author Archives: Pete Pichaske

How much should businesses spend on IT?

oday, all but the smallest businesses have a budget line item that few companies of any size had 20 or 30 years ago: IT spending. But while IT spending has become virtually universal, business technology experts say most companies aren’t getting it right. Too many, they say, are either not spending enough, not spending wisely — or both.

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More law firms use alternative fee arrangements

A couple of years ago, Whiteford Taylor & Preston, one of Maryland’s largest law firms, decided to offer clients alternatives to paying their bills by the hour. Since then, business is up, their attorneys are busier and officials with the Baltimore-based, general practice law firm are convinced they made the right decision.

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