IT Budgeting and ROI

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IT management 101: GE Capital CIO on making managers into leaders

GE Capital has a wide array of recruitment programs to attract IT talent in school, right out of school and those who are already knee-deep careers. But the company also spends a good deal of time and money focusing on promotion and retention of existing talent.

Special Report: Inside the controversial H-1B visa program

In this four part series, FierceCIO takes a look at the continual controversy surrounding the H-1B foreign worker program, including who gets the visas, who hires the workers, and what the impacts are on the technology workforce in the U.S.

Here's how Adidas caught a $200k employee theft while testing a new data mining program

With a worldwide operation, complicated supply chains and retail outfits on top of manufacturing responsibilities, getting product to the buyer is not as easy as Adidas makes it seem. But using a data mining and loss prevention program powered by Oracle MICROS XBRi, the company has harnessed its point-of-sale data to cut down on preventable losses and build a leaner business.

Oracle's Hurd describes dire consequences of failing to spend on IT

With rapid technological change across industries and in consumer segments, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said that companies will have to invest more in IT and pay attention to the millenial generation in order to thrive. 

Digital currency: the next hot job opportunity for tech pros

With any burgeoning industry segment comes jobs, and that's true for the world of digital currency. The sector is booming. Check out the three stories in our series to find out what kind of background makes the best digital currency professional, what kinds of businesses are hiring and what kind of demand there is for digital currency pros.

Survey shows solid-state disks have high failure rate

A significant proportion of respondents to a survey suffered a malfunction with their solid-state drives (SSDs), says Knoll Ontrack.

Battle brewing on H-1B reform?; Net neutrality vote could be tied up for years in court; More

The top news stories for Feb. 26, 2015.

Aging hardware, software concerns stymie cash-strapped IT

This year will be another of doing more with less for a majority of IT professionals, as most expect their budgets to remain flat, but spending needs to rise. Two areas that will particularly hurt the budget are aging hardware and end-of-life software realities, a new study reveals.

IT's big budget news: Security to absorb most increases

If you're like many CIOs, you can probably look forward to a budget increase this year. But those extra dollars won't be buying most of you more workers. Instead, they will go toward IT security products and services.

News Scan: Dell, Yahoo announce new IT exec hires; Keep an eye on these Infosec trends next year; More

Top news for December 12, 2014.