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Why IT Spending Will Decline in 2016

Overall IT spending is forecast to decline slightly this year compared to IT spending in 2015, according to Gartner.... Read More »

Perennial Issues Faced by IT Leaders

Enterprise tech is constantly changing, but IT leaders must address certain constants: careless users, changing budgets and constant pressure from the business.

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How to Excel Using Contract Workers

Contingent workers make up nearly 35% of today's workforce, and 70 percent of surveyed companies expect to increase the number of contract workers, according to a recent study. The rub? Only 51% of external labor and services spend is formally accounted for in corporate planning, budgeting and forecasting. The study, "Read More »

Why IT Spending Is All About the Business

While most CIOs, IT execs and senior managers agree that it's important to link tech investments to key business outcomes, relatively few feel their organization does a very good job of doing so, according to a recent survey from Datalink. The report, titled "Read More »

Which CFO Personality Is Right for IT?

When it comes to getting approval for IT purchases, the buck often stops with the CFO. And, in many cases, there's a specific CFO personality type that can make such decisions easier (or harder) for CIOs and their teams, according to Read More »

Measuring the ROI of New Tech Investments

Companies considered tech driven are far more likely to achieve productivity goals than those that aren't, according to a recent survey from Planview. The resulting report, titled "Read More »

Why IT Budgets Are Up but Hiring Is Down

The latest, quarterly “Reality Check” survey from TEKsystems presents a mixed bag of sentiments among CIOs and other IT leaders: IT budgets are on the rise, findings show, but hiring expectations are significantly lower than they were at the end of last year.... Read More »

How State CIOs Are Focusing on the Enterprise

Most state CIOs are implementing enterprisewide strategies to best support business efforts and make better investment decisions, according to a recent survey from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and Infosys Public Services. The resulting report, titled "Read More »

CIOs Expect to Boost Staffing for the Rest of 2015

An increasing number of CIOs are planning to expand IT staffing for the remainder of the year, according to a recent survey from Robert Half Technology. Relatively few are putting hiring plans on hold, or anticipate reducing staff. As has been the case for the last several years, most CIOs find the current hiring environment to be challenging, with a lack of available, skilled IT pros. To... Read More »

Why Companies Are Turning to Managed IT Services

With a large share of organizations either outsourcing IT functions or considering doing so, an overwhelming majority pursuing managed services are satisfied with the outcomes, according to a recent survey from CompTIA. The resulting "Read More »

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