IT budget news stories - Page 2
Small and Medium Enterprise / SME
SMEs need to up their security game or risk becoming a target
“It will be interesting to look at these numbers in a year’s time and see whether the SMEs are stepping up their security spend, and why."
Disaster recovery: No longer just a 'nice to have'
According to Gartner, the average cost of business systems and network downtime is $5,600 per minute, which equates to $336,000 per hour.
Discussing bimodal IT, digital business and IT budgets with CIOs
Gartner's Peter Sondergaard participated in the recent Wall Street Journal CIO Network conference in California, which produced a number of insights.
Local ANZ govt councils gear up for oncoming change
“It has obviously been a period of significant change for many local councils across ANZ, however their leaders remain very optimistic and focused."
Global IT budgets hindered by ageing software
IT budgets for the coming year are not going to be breaking any world records. IT pros will need to adjust their tech buying habits due to budget cons
Mike Foley, Head of Information Services at the Auckland Council, talks to Henrietta Kjaer about what it has been like to formulate and implement the IT strategy for the new giant in local government – the "Auckland Super City".
You’ve borne the brunt of the global financial crisis, but a smaller budget should not stifle innovation.