CIOs will continue struggle with iffy budgets throughout the rest of the year, according to a new poll conducted among 900 CIOs by Gartner Executive Programs. Released in mid-June week, results showed an expected IT spending decline in 2009 of about 4.7%. Figures were compared to a similar poll conducted at the end of 2008.
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has released its mid-year analysis of major data breaches reported so far in 2009. Though the total numbers show an improvement over the first half of 2008, ITRC is reporting the per...Read More
A survey of non-IT executives, conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers for the IT Governance Institute, shows that many business leaders believe IT investments create value, but many still view the department as an o...Read More
Aberdeen Group conducted a comprehensive study of 130 enterprises regarding their attitudes and practices surrounding governance, risk and compliance (GRC) initiatives. This slideshow highlights findings from Abe...Read More
So, just how efficient is a bureaucrat in the data center? No, that isn’t the beginning to a great joke. It is a question posed by CDW Government in its most recent survey on virtualization within federal agencies, across the civil...Read More
One of the hallmarks of great leadership is the ability to ferret out destructive organizational problems before they impact the working culture, says Michael Roberto.
As IT departments face cutbacks and mounting...Read More
In a poll of IT executives and line-of-business leaders, a recent "State of Disaster Recovery" survey found that each group still has its own ideas about business continuity. Conducted by Harris ...Read More
While the economy may show a few faint signs of strengthening, IT hiring managers still expect recessionary forces to dampen recruiting efforts for the next six months. New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), as well as survey...Read More
IT recruitment firm Robert Half Technology has released its third quarter IT Hiring Index and Skills Report, and the results are mixed. The IT employment outlook is healthy in certain industries and certain parts ...Read More
According to IBM ISS X-Force findings, SQL injections last year became the most common Web-based attack technique. Hackers are successful with these attacks largely due to poor coding practices. The following are six ways organizations can start to mitigate the risk from SQL injections.
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization EHR project team provides some lessons learned from its big virtualization project.
See also: the project in depth.