IT Budget Requests for 2015 are up
CIOs are presenting IT budget requests for 2015. Small to mid-sized business with fewer than 250 employees are the biggest budget increase requests, while companies with 250 to 999 employees show a decline. Janco Associates surveys continue to show that hiring remains largely flat, with the bulk of the increased budget going to new end-user hardware purchases and, to a lesser extent, new cloud-based and hosted IT services.
CIOs and HR managers are challenged with many issues. Janco Associate’s in its interviews with CIO and corporate executives has identified the top 10 management staffing issues they need to address as we come out of the recession. The top 10 issues are: