IT Salary Survey 2017: Highlights

ComputerWorld IT Management

Salaries are rising, but at a slower pace Image by Computerworld Tech pros who responded to Computerworld 's 31st annual IT Salary Survey showed an interesting mix of optimism and anxiety.

Survey: On-Prem Data Centers Lowest Investment Priority for IT Shops

Data Center Knowledge

Surprise, surprise: Public cloud sucking money away from in-house enterprise data centers Read More. Business

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Forrester's 2016 ECM Panel Survey Is Open - Call for Participation

Forrester IT

Forrester's survey for ECM decision-makers is open, and we're looking for your participation! This survey is intended for ECM decision-makers or influencers in end user organizations. but vendors and consultants -- we would love it if you could share this survey invitation with your customers. The survey will remain open until end of day Monday August 1, 2016. The survey will take approx 15-20 minutes to complete.

Survey On DoD Cybersecurity Rules: And book on The Cyber Threat for all organizations taking the survey


If you are in one of these companies and can provide your firm's views on these topics we would really appreciate you taking this survey. We have designed the survey to be easy and fast to take: Find it here. For more on the DoD regulations and to take the survey visit: CTOvision Survey : DoD Contracting and Cybersecurity Regulations. On 26 August 2015 the DoD promulgated new rules that apply to any contractor or subcontractor that does business with the DoD.

2015 National Chief Information Security Officer Survey

Cloud Musings

In order to better understand the challenges and concerns of this critical professional community, the 2015 National CISO Survey is now being conducted. You may request a copy of the final report by providing name and email address at the end of the survey.

Quick Surveys Get Better Results


Who has time for a 20 minute survey? Studies show that participants were more likely to answer a 4 question survey vs a long 20 minute survey, especially without incentive. Long surveys may even lose you customers. You can even embed survey questions in your email footer.

UK workers interested in cyber security, survey shows

Computer Weekly

Many UK workers are interested in cyber security and would consider a career in the field, a survey has revealed, which could help close the skills gap

5 ways to better survey IT employees

ComputerWorld IT Management

To keep employees' unhappiness from reaching a tipping point, companies are turning to more frequent surveys to gauge the mood of their staffers, thanks to a slew of new survey and collaboration tools that make pulse-taking easier. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here (Insider Story

Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Fail More Often Than Colos

Data Center Knowledge

More than 20 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they had an outage with their colocation provider over a recent 12-month period. The Uptime Institute finds that availability is the number-one data center provider selection criterion.

Survey: Nearly Everybody Will be Using DevOps by End of 2015

Data Center Knowledge

Rackspace-commissioned survey finds that rapid industry-wide shift to a blended approach to software development and IT operations is inevitable. Read More. Rackspace Hosting

Survey: Enterprises Plan to Spend More on Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Despite worries that cloud will replace enterprise data centers, IT budgets are growing Read More. Cloud Computing colocation Data Center Strategies Enterprise Featured

UK firms struggling to manage cyber threats, survey shows

Computer Weekly

Businesses want security suppliers to offer more complementary products and collaborate more effectively as they struggle to manage data protection in the light of new laws, a survey shows

Innovation and the CIO – Survey Results

Eric D. Brown

Michael Krigsman just published a piece titled “ What do business people think of their CIO? ” that shares some output of a research report put out by Tech Pro Research regarding the perception of the CIO within the business, including some results related to innovation and the CIO.

Surveys show high hopes, deep concerns about IoT

Network World

Those are some of the findings in surveys released on Tuesday by the Business Performance Innovation Network and the Eclipse IoT Working Group. About 350 executives from around the world responded to the survey by BPI Network , an organization of business leaders. Industrial IoT's big future is starting to become a reality, but many companies still don't think they're ready for it.

Survey: Information Security Attacks Up 25%

CIO Dashboard

The survey finds that security incidents have increased 25% over last year. 32% of those business and technology executives surveyed cite hackers as a source of security incidents. The bad news is it’s still not enough, according to the survey. Guest post by Mark Lobel.

Survey: Enterprise Cloud Adoption Driving Changes in IT Ops

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud is about speed and agility above cost considerations, leading many to hybrid cloud, the similarly agile DevOps, and a focus on governance rather than cloud vs. no cloud Read More. Cloud Computing Featured Popular

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Survey says many companies want to phase out passwords

Network World

A new survey has found that most organizations are leaning toward phasing out password authentication. The results comes from Wakefield Research, which surveyed 200 IT decision makers in the U.S. Don't be surprised if your company decides to do away with password logins. last month. Sixty-nine percent of the respondents said they will probably do away with passwords completely in the next five years.

Survey: IT Concern With Green Data Centers Marginal

Data Center Knowledge

Green data center firm finds customers care more about efficiency than carbon footprint of service providers Read More. colocation Green Data Centers Power

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

Survey: Containers and Microservices Now Entering Production Environments

Data Center Knowledge

That's according to a survey out this week from NGINX. Containers -- the data center technology you've heard all about, but probably not seen often in production -- are finally making their way into the real world. Read More

Survey: What Global CEOs Want from Technology

CIO Dashboard

The over 370 business leaders who responded to PwC’s 2012 APEC CEO Survey are hungry to harness the growth potential of the region. Our 2012 Digital IQ survey found that 60% of CIOs are reporting to the CEO.

Ordnance Survey to lay groundwork for UK 5G networks

Computer Weekly

The government has asked Ordnance Survey to develop a planning and mapping tool to help determine the future locations of 5G mobile network infrastructure

Survey: Context is Next Big Data Challenge

Data Center Knowledge

Focus has shifted from volume of data to analytics that delivers speedy results Read More. Big Data IBM

IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech pay holds tight (for now)

ComputerWorld IT Management

If you had asked Samuel Vivian about the long-term prospects for his IT career at this time last year, he would have said, “It’s kind of iffy.” Back in the United States after four years in India, where he found IT work during the recession, Vivian, 45, landed a job as a senior technical analyst at a large food processing company in Arkansas in 2015. At the time, many other businesses in the region were opting for contract workers instead of full-time employees.

Survey: Enterprise IT Employees are Biggest Threat to Security

Data Center Knowledge

One third of IT staff admit to having "overshared" Read More. Shared

Survey: Data Breaches Driving Customers Away

CIO Dashboard

According to our new Global State of Information Security Survey 2013 , data breaches are driving customers away from businesses around the world. The survey respondents recognize this fact. We know that the respondents to this survey take information security seriously.

On An Agile scaling journey ? Take our survey to find out how you are doing.

Forrester IT

This year I'm excited to have my team colleague Amanda joining me in the bi-annual Forrester Agile at Scale Adoption survey. In the last Agile survey of 2015 we found that 46% of the respondents are still doing what Forrester calls Water-Agile-Fall , and many in a bad way. Our bi-annual Agile survey tracking the health of Agile initiatives for 2017 keeps its focus on the main challenge: Agile At Scale.

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The Arcati Mainframe Yearbook 2017 - user survey findings

IT Toolbox

And each year, many people find the results of the user survey especially interesting The Arcati Mainframe Yearbook 2017 is now available for download from here ? and it?s s FREE. Each new Yearbook is always greeted with enthusiasm by mainframers everywhere because it is such a unique source of information.

Survey: One-Third of Cloud Users’ Clouds are Private, Heavily OpenStack

Data Center Knowledge

Companies have grown more comfortable with mission critical workloads on OpenStack Read More. Cloud Computing Featured

National crime survey figures show growing cyber crime

Computer Weekly

Cyber crime is on the up and is now included in official crime figures

SDN and NFV: Survey of Articles Comparing and Contrasting.


This blog provides a brief survey of these articles comparing and contrasting SDN and NFV, including a synopsis and rating for each

Survey: Women in Data Center Roles Get Paid More than Men

Data Center Knowledge

Stratoscale-sponsored study finds data center industry bucks Silicon Valley trend Read More. Data Center Jobs Featured Staffing

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Tech industry is ‘eating itself’ through automation and lack of skills, says Harvey Nash survey

Computer Weekly

As IT jobs become increasingly automated, continuous skills development is the only way to prevent the tech industry from “eating itself”, according to a Harvey Nash survey