IT spending and budgeting
- January 13, 2009
The recession has CIOs scrambling to contain costs any way they can. Midmarket appliance maker Hamilton Beach found a way to save $1 million: Gmail.
- January 13, 2009
As security budgets persist despite the recession, IT security teams zero in on data protection, without much help from the business.
- January 06, 2009
Budgeting, cost saving, corporate restructuring -- find out what IT trends enterprise CIOs should follow as we start 2009.
- December 17, 2008
As layoffs rise, IT departments aren't being vigilant enough in disabling systems access and risk the ire of terminated employees.
- December 16, 2008
Companies seeking to save money are looking hard at streamlining business processes. At Christie's auction house, a managed file transfer solution does just that, with strong ROI.
- December 10, 2008
A new survey shows fewer jobs, the possibility of layoffs, a flattening of salaries and a rise in the number of qualified IT job applicants ahead.
- December 09, 2008
An economy in recession puts BI on the top of the 2009 agenda. But CIOs will have to look at BI differently moving forward. Here are five pointers for getting it right.
- December 02, 2008
Business processes such as Lean Six Sigma and ITIL are better ways to reduce your IT costs than just blindly making cuts, say Forrester experts.
- November 26, 2008
As we head out for the Thanksgiving holiday, it's good to remember that there are indeed still things to be thankful for, like a robust technology outlook.
- November 21, 2008
Years ago, writing a “grateful” journal was all the rage. Helps to keep things in perspective (at least, that’s what Oprah told us). So, given that it’s been such a tough year for business, I ...
- November 20, 2008
A new report from Forrester Research says the confluence of a scary economy and rapidly evolving technologies will drive explosive growth in IT managed services.
- November 14, 2008
Analyst firm IDC has predicted a significant slowdown in worldwide IT spending in 2009. The newly revised estimate brings IT spending at 2.6% growth in 2009, down from IDC’s earlier projection of ...
- November 13, 2008
For CIOs who already budget lean, here are four more places to save. You can stop some projects, reduce service levels, increase levels of risk and, yeah, move to the cloud.
- November 12, 2008
A survey finds nearly half of respondents don't expect information technology budgets to increase in 2009 and have put nonessential projects on the back burner as economic conditions worsen.
- November 06, 2008
In slow economic times, organizations in the past have turned to IT outsourcing providers to cut costs. But that model may no longer hold true as IT leaders are asked to cut deep -- way deep -- during the economic recession.