As we move into the fourth quarter of 2014, it’s getting to be about that time to look into the future and start planning for the next year’s priorities. Research firm Gartner is getting a bit of a jump on things by predicting what the biggest tech trends of 2015 will be.
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Anyone who manages staff knows what a headache it can be when there’s turnover. It may be of little comfort when you’re scrambling to replace techs, but know this: You’re not alone.
Only the most stuck-in-their-ways companies don’t view cybersecurity as a real and alarming threat to their organizations. But a new survey shows the people in charge of that security are often not thought of as worthy of a leadership role.
We’ve all gotten plenty of unrealistic or strange requests from bosses. But chances are you’ve never been assigned these awful tasks.
Most companies now realize that IT can’t be seen as separate from top-level management. But there’s a real challenge when it comes to integrating IT into a leadership role.
Two new surveys show that taking vacations to get away from it all could be a pipe dream. That’s bad news for already stressed-out IT departments.
Good news for IT departments on a tight budget (and really, which aren’t?). Gartner analysts say IT spending won’t grow as much as expected this year.
It’s become almost cliché to say at this point, but IT’s role in the company is undergoing a serious shift – and maybe not for the better.
So let’s see, there’s the cloud, security breaches, bring your own device … what are we forgetting here? Oh, right. Email. That thing that still takes up huge amounts of IT’s time and resources every day.
Some professionals like to complain about their nine-to-five jobs. But for many in IT, that kind of regular schedule sounds almost like a dream come true.