It often seems like IT has a harder time justifying a budget increase than the other departments in the company. One reason that might be the case: Finance leaders and other execs are misinformed about how big the IT budget actually is.
Cloud computing will never take over as the primary way IT services are delivered, according to a recent Forrester report. The reason: Some applications aren’t ready for the Cloud and never will be.
Many IT departments right now are deciding whether to support tablets for the users in their organizations. But some experts say they soon won’t have a choice.
More IT departments will be required to support the consumer-friendly iPad tablet in 2012. One of the reasons:
Though many business IT environments remain Windows-only, some experts say it’s time to start supporting Macs – partly because employees are using them anyway.
Working away from the office is becoming the norm for most employees, and IT needs to make sure it’s helping rather than hurting remote users’ productivity.