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Why cybersecurity spending will drive business digitization

As companies shift to digital technologies, they are investing more money in tools to protect their corporate networks and inviting CISOs to help plan and implement enterprise architecture.

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CIOs, CTOs playing greater role in technology decisions

New research from Deloitte shows that CIOs and CTOs at mid-market companies are in the drivers' seat more often when it comes to technology decisions.

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4 keys to getting funding for your IT project

A compelling case can work even outside of the annual budgeting process. In most enterprises, there’s always money somewhere.

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Who is watching after your agile money? Part II

Agile development, which is the linchpin of digital transformation, requires a different operating model -- the retrofit of the traditional governance and controls won’t work. Financial services organizations are carrying unnecessary...

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The 5 best budgeting apps for tracking and planning your financial life

Whether you want to save more, pay down debt, or become a better investor, there's a financial management app that can keep you on course.

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How to improve the budgeting, planning and forecasting process

Most companies will wait until the second half of the fiscal year to improve budgeting, planning and forecasting. However, the beginning of the fiscal year is the perfect time to start getting ready for a new planning process and...


Let the budget games begin!

Even when top management is enlightened about the importance of good security practices, a security manager needs to go into the budget meeting prepared.

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U.S. CIO aims to cut legacy spending, proposes IT modernization

With three-quarters of all government IT spending going to support legacy systems, administration is seeking to borrow a page from private sector with a dedicated modernization fund.

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Knowing when a full software evaluation project is worthwhile

Based on your software budget, here's how to estimate the resources needed to ensure you select the best-fit enterprise software for your particular needs.

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A new app from SAP helps line managers keep track of their budgets

It's not always easy for line-of-business managers to get a real-time view into budget and spending, but a new mobile app from SAP aims to change all that.

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CIO focus needs to shift from cutting IT costs

CIOs have been focused on cutting costs in IT functions for years. But what if the mandate from the CEO is for IT to improve the performance and cut the costs of a different department?


6 secrets for getting your next budget approved

In order to get new IT initiatives off the ground you will have to create a compelling budget. Use these six tips as a guide and you will definitely gain points in the board room.

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Why value trumps price when buying enterprise software

When it comes to enterprise software, value is far more important than price.

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IT Moves from SGA to COGS

Accounting – or, more accurately, IT finance – is undergoing just as dramatic a shift as the reset of IT, and with good reason.

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5 lessons the DOD can teach you about innovation

While it might not always seem like it, Washington, D.C., is no stranger to cutting costs. At one of the branches of the Department of Defense, in fact, lowering the costs of failure can bring innovation, even in times of budgetary...

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Businesses spending more on tech, worrying more about IT disruption

IT budgets are on the rise in 2016 as tech leaders struggle with existing IT infrastructure that is proving a hindrance to adopting new technology.

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CIOs: It’s OK to always believe you're right, just don’t believe you're ALWAYS right

Five ways to improve your odds of being right and mitigating the risk of being wrong.

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The IT budget is also the company's budget

How Eric Slavinsky, CIO of PPL, consolidated the company's governance structure and strengthened the $11.5 billion electric utility.

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