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  • Business CIOs are optimistic for the future

    Private sector CIOs appear to be optimistic that the UK government's comprehensive spending review will not have a knock-on effect in their own patch.
    In a snapshot poll, CIO asked IT bosses how they thought the review would affect them. None of the respondents in the commercial sphere believed it would have a direct impact on their own organization, but some had reservations about the affect it would have on government procurement and IT employment prospects for those in the public sector.

    Written by Julian Goldsmith24 Oct. 10 22:00
  • 70 per cent of CIOs say GFC effects have passed

    A survey of some 400 CIOs across the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region indicates that while 70 per cent feel the effects of the GFC have passed, an average 2.3 per cent budget increase will take place in these organisations.
    Vice president of research at IDC Australia, Tim Dillon, addressed more than 200 CIOs at the CIO Summit 2010 in Sydney, where he revealed the results of IDC's Forecast for Management Survey.

    Written by Lisa Banks25 July 10 22:00
  • Bouncing back to a new reality

    While debate is ongoing on the state of the economy — on the rebound or still on cautious mode — there is no doubt enterprise ICT is still feeling, if not reeling from, the effects of the recent recession.
    ‘Doing more with less’ has always been a familiar theme for CIOs in New Zealand. But for CIOs in the MIS100 — the country’s top ICT-using organisations — this message was firmly embedded in their plans and strategies in the past 12 months, and for the rest of the year. Click here to see who is in the 2010 MIS100.

    Written by Divina Paredes and Jess Meyer26 May 10 22:00
  • Prepare for ‘acute’ ICT skills shortage

    Demand for long-term ICT contractor roles remain subdued, though the increase in short-term assignments and growing demand for business analysts suggest the ICT job market is picking up, reports Manpower Professional.
    Matt Love-Smith, business manager of the Christchurch-based company, says there is more demand for business analysts who focus on research and requirements gathering at the start of a project.

    Written by CIO New Zealand03 May 10 22:00
  • Salaries of project managers buck recession

    Project managers, instead of suffering income losses as with many other professionals, are earning more than they were two years ago before the height of the recession, reports the Project Management Institute.
    The global median salary for project management practitioners is now US$90,260, with those holding Management Professional (PMP) credentials earning upwards of US$10,000 more than those without, in certain countries, reports PMI in its sixth Project Management Salary Survey.

    Written by CIO New Zealand26 April 10 22:00
Features about economic crisis
  • Lessons from the recession

    Recession and the organisation
    Glenn Myers: Our focus has really been more on how do we deliver more efficiently. It’s not a case of recession driven, it’s good business practice. It has made us think carefully about what to prioritise, what is important to the organisation.

    Written by Edited by Divina Paredes13 Oct. 09 22:00
  • The ICT health crisis: Connectivity

    Around the table
    • Phil Brimacombe, chief information officer, healthAlliance

    Written by Edited by Divina Paredes24 June 09 22:00

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