Information Security Budgets: More Money and More Staff, But Growth Finally Slowing

CEB IT

For 2017, staffing and budget numbers will increase yet again, but spending on staff training is flat, headcount growth rates are declining, and current levels of budget growth may not be sustainable. Security Staffing and Budget Increases.

Call to Action: Pounding the Table for Security Budgets

The Investing Edge

The vicious cyberattacks on major organizations like Target, Home Depot, eBay, JP Morgan Chase and recently, Anthem , makes one thing clear: the severity and sophistication of cyberattacks has taken a major leap forward.

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2015 Federal IT Spending Update: An analysis of the budget for CTOvision Pro Subscribers

CTOvision

The total federal budget is about $3.9 Many firms with great technologies believe the size of the federal budget means there is something there for them. By Bob Gourley. Trillion.

Will marketing continue to grow their share of the technology budget?

Eric D. Brown

If you are involved with marketing and/or technology in any large organization, you most likely are hearing a lot about marketing technology (MarTech) and the ‘explosion’ of MarTech people, technology, projects… and budgets.

Trump’s budget: Say goodbye to U.S. tech pre-eminence

ComputerWorld IT Management

But now, thanks to President Trump’s recent budget proposal, the U.S. Far from making America great again, the budget would go a long way toward making the U.S. The internet was created thanks to funding from the U.S. government — and the United States is still riding the economic boom and wave of creativity it unleashed. That’s just one example of how government spending has fueled innovation that drives the world’s largest economy.

Survey: Non-IT Business Units Spend Own Budgets on Tech

Data Center Knowledge

Sales, finance, logistic execs make own technology purchases, hire own technology staff Read More. Business

Data Mining Taken to a New Level., Budget Cuts, and ICS getting a.

CTOvision

Budget Cuts, and ICS getting a make over Data Mining Taken to a New Level.,

Why cloud disruption will shift the dynamics of IT budgets

Computer Weekly

Cloud computing is set to become one of the most disruptive forces of IT spending since the dawn of the digital age

Budget busters: Three ways for CIOs to fund digital initiatives

Computer Weekly

The business wants IT to innovate, but CIOs find their budgets are frozen. Who you gonna call

How to succeed with big data on a tight budget

Tech Republic Big Data

Get tips on benefiting from big data when you have a small, fixed budget Data science doesn't have to require a big spend in order to play a useful role in your organization.

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In 2017, Digital Transformation Budgets Will Top The Billion-Dollar Bar

Forrester IT

Check out our Predictions 2017: In Digital Transformation, The Hard Work Of Operational Excellence Begins piece that went live this morning. It has more predictions and more detail from from my coauthors Nigel Fenwick and Martin Gill. You've been creating digital customer experiences for years now. You've built a successful app. You've assembled a martech/adtech stack. You may even have started swinging at omnichannel delivery or harnessed AI or piloted a connected product.

Measures to boost digital economy announced in Malaysia budget 2017

Computer Weekly

Malaysia’s latest budget reflects the country’s aim to boost the digital economy

Outdated IT budget models slow enterprise cloud adoption, CIO research suggests

Computer Weekly

Research from IT services provider Trustmarque suggests the way that enterprises run their IT budgets is out of step with how they consume and pay for cloud

Spring Budget advances 5G strategy and broadband funding

Computer Weekly

The government has launched its 5G mobile strategy to coincide with Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget, and has revealed more details of its planned broadband investment

Enterprises predict cloud budget growth will outpace overall IT spend in 2017

Computer Weekly

451 Research's latest Voice of the Enterprise report suggests enterprise IT buyers are feeling very optimistic about how much money they will get to spend on cloud and hosting technologies in 2017

2017 UK IT budgets show increased CRM and business automation focus

Computer Weekly

CRM has emerged as the number one UK IT spending priority for 2017, in terms of packaged business applications. Beyond packaged, the top three software initiatives were business process automation, data quality and governance

High Density, Low Budget: Massive Bitcoin Mines Spring Up in Warehouses

Data Center Knowledge

Bitcoin miners are building massive "hashing centers" featuring high-density hardware, low-reliability power infrastructure and off-the-shelf enclosures. Read More. Bitcoin colocation Featured

Where to cut corners when the security budget gets tight

ComputerWorld IT Management

Whenever creating a budget, there is always the rainy day fund or the contingency account in case of unexpected circumstances. But what if those circumstances are a data breach that is bigger than you could have ever imagined? And you don’t have cyberinsurance? Look to open source To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here (Insider Story

2017 IT Priorities: Benelux IT leaders least confident of budget increase

Computer Weekly

Benelux-based IT decision makers expect to divert more of their IT budgets to cloud technology and services

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4 Strategies for Staying Within Your ERP Budget

IT Toolbox

Even if your company is taking advantage of the latest, most cost-effective enterprise resource planning (ERP) software available, it’s still possible—even probable—that it will spend outside its ERP budget. Various factors come into play to explain this cost overrun, including hidden fees and poor planning. Trying to capitalize on a “good deal” on a system that doesn’t

Corporate IT: How to Get the Most From an IT Roadmap

CEB IT

Align with the Organization's Strategy Blog Budgeting and Planning Corporate IT Information Technology Information Technology Governance Project Management

Internet of things accounts for a quarter of IT budgets, claims Vodafone

Computer Weekly

The latest edition of Vodafone’s annual Internet of Things Barometer suggests that the IoT commands as much attention as cloud or data analytics

Corporate IT: 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your 2017 Strategic Plan

CEB IT

Align with the Organization's Strategy Blog Budgeting and Planning Corporate IT Information TechnologyDone well, IT strategic planning does two things. First, it builds clear connections between IT activities and investments, and the business goals that IT helps its company hit.

IT will spend more than one-third of its budget on cloud in 2017, says new report

Tech Republic Data Center

Enterprise IT budgets for hosting and cloud services will rise 6% in 2017, demonstrating an increasing reliance on third party vendors for infrastructure, according to a survey from 451 Research

CIO’s Tale of Two Cities: Growth vs. Cost Control

CIO Dashboard

They want to expedite time-to-market for their growth areas, but want to keep a tight rein on the IT budget, just in case. Benchmark budgets against industry peers in a comparative analysis: How does your budget compare to industry average? Guest post by Suheb Siddiqui. “It

ERP tops hospital IT wishes but budgets block adoption

IT Toolbox

Comprehensive ERP systems lead wish lists for healthcare executives because they still don’t have the digital insights they need to pursue value-based care, according to a new study from market research company Black Book. In a survey called “Healthcare IT and RCM Automation Trends 2017,” smaller hospitals in particular reported widespread frustration with their inability

Cloud set to net a larger share of enterprise IT budgets in 2017, predicts 451 Research

Computer Weekly

451 Research's cloud and hosting market review suggests enterprise IT decision makers are preparing to ramp up with use of cloud and hosting services in 2017

DCIM On a Budget: Data Center Optimization Without Breaking the Bank (Part II)

Data Center Knowledge

How to use the knowledge gained through measurement to control and optimize data center operations. Read More. DCIM News Resources

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Obama Proposes $14 Billion Cybersecurity Budget for Fiscal Year 2016

Data Center Knowledge

Cybersecurity budget for fiscal year 2016 is an increase of nearly $1 billion from last year Read More. Shared

Security budgets continue to grow, but is it enough?

Network World

Cybersecurity is an increasing concern in the enterprise as the number of high-profile breaches reported only grow each year. In 2015, there were a reported 781 data breaches in the U.S., making it the second highest year for security threats, according to data from the ISACA. And 40 percent of those data breaches happened in the business sector.

Nlyte Software is the First to Address Federal DCOI Reporting and Validation

CTOvision

As federal budgets face tighter scrutiny, government agencies at all levels have been seeking innovative ways to operate more efficiently at lower cost without compromising security. In March 2016, the Federal CIO at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), announced in March of 2016, which stipulates the installation of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software. Marty Meehan.

4 Signs Digital is Disrupting the Enterprise

CIO Dashboard

Consider these findings from our newly released Digital IQ survey of nearly 2,000 business and technology executives: 1) The majority of technology spending is outside of the CIO’s budget. this year, 68% of the tech and digital budget lies outside of IT.

DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using Lenovo TS140

Storage IO Blog

Do you need or want to do a Do It Yourself (DIY) build of a small server compute cluster, or a software defined storage cluster (e.g. scale-out), or perhaps a converged storage for VMware VSAN, Microsoft SOFS or something else? Do you need a new server, second or third server, or expand a cluster, create a lab or similar and want the ability to tailor your system without shopping or a motherboard, enclosure, power supply and so forth?