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  • Aust recession possible, says economist

    An economist believes Australia may face a recession in 2014 unless interest rates and the dollar both fall sharply.

    Written by Evan Schwarten27 Nov. 12 16:38
  • Top 10 Ways CIOs Can Prepare for Recession No. 2

    Recessionary talk is in the air once again, thanks to the good folks at Gartner. In a July report, Gartner urges CIOs to prepare for a second economic downturn-if one should ever occur.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum31 July 10 03:44
  • Recession not all bad for enterprise software users

    The global recession took a major toll on enterprise software vendors and their customers in 2009, leading to flagging license sales and tight IT budgets. But the economy also prompted a series of policy changes and concessions from vendors that could make users' lives easier in the long run, especially if they become broader trends.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus14 Dec. 09 08:00
  • Recession's effects to linger on electronics industry

    Some sectors in the electronics industry are showing signs of recovery, but the damage caused by the recession may be felt for a few years, Gartner said in a study released on Monday.

    Written by Agam Shah13 Oct. 09 07:23
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  • CIOs' job satisfaction increases despite recession

    Despite having to cope with massive budget cuts, salary freezes and demoralized staffs, most employed IT executives are more satisfied with their jobs this year than they have been in previous years, according to the results of a job satisfaction survey conducted by ExecuNet.

    Written by Meridith Levinson22 Aug. 09 03:28
  • Survey: glimpses of stabilisation amid dark budget forecasts

    No one has to remind CIOs just how bad the last 10 months have been: New data from our exclusive survey of top IT executives shows that CIOs may have hit rock bottom with their budgeting and cost-cutting measures.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum16 June 09 02:58
  • A/NZ CIOs moving quickly to cut costs: Forrester

    Despite the fast pace of economic deceleration, CIOs have managed to quickly cut costs across the business without having a considerable impact on business outcomes and staff morale, Forrester Research has found.

    Written by Tim Lohman04 June 09 11:44
  • Why the recession isn't driving outsourcing prices down

    There has been much discussion about the global economic recession's impact on the price of IT outsourcing services. The consensus has been that buyers keen to cut costs coupled with decreasing demand for IT services would drive prices down across the outsourcing market -welcome news for IT executives under pressure to slash their budgets while maintaining quality.

    Written by Stephanie Overby03 June 09 09:30
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