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Survey: Cybersecurity budgets aren’t matching cybersecurity challenges

Tech Republic Security

A new study finds that due to the growing threat surface from hybrid work and third-party vendors, only half of organizations have the budget to meet current cybersecurity needs. The post Survey: Cybersecurity budgets aren’t matching cybersecurity challenges appeared first on TechRepublic.

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Sales Kickoff Meeting: CSOs Must Do These Four Things Well

Forrester IT

During the next round of sales kickoff (SKO) meetings, sellers will seek answers to probing questions. They must also use their budgets creatively to drive the agenda and energy […]. Will there be shortfalls, layoffs, and reorganizations? Better products, achievable quotas, and more support?

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How Can CIOs Avoid Wasting Their Budget?

The Accidental Successful CIO

What steps can a CIO take in order to avoid spending their budget buying technology that will just end up going to waste? Then they need to look at their current spending plans and try to determine if they are meeting the company’s needs. As the CIO, you are in charge of determining where the department’s budget gets spent.

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The art of selling: IT budget approval made easier

CIO Business Intelligence

Because as a young CIO, I was struggling with obtaining budget approvals for a range of IT initiatives. A majority of CIOs I speak with dread the budget approval process and breathe a welcome sigh of relief when annual budgeting comes to an end. And because of this, IT budgeters must have open ears.

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Seattle approves new city budget that plugs shortfalls with surplus revenue from business tax


Now the city is using the surplus to help close major gaps in its budget. ” Seattle already faced operating deficits of $141 million for 2023 and $152 million for 2024 before the budget planning process began this fall. . (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser). million in its first year — $48.1 million more than projected.

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Surviving the Budget Cycle - Tips & Tricks

CIO Musings

We are talking about the budget cycle. Budget approaches vary widely and cost-plus, to zero-based and others. I have worked in places where the budget never changed from year to year and I have worked in places where every year we prepared 5%, 10% and 15% cut scenarios for the consideration of the budget department.

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From Bug Fixing to Board Meetings: Easy Learnings for the Digital Trailblazer

Social, Agile and Transformation

As we're winding down till the end of summer, the beginning of the school year, and the start of the very busy Q4/budgeting season, I thought to take a break from writing. . But not learning!

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