2009

2009 News

Applying for Indian citizenship? Narendra Modi government makes it mandatory to declare religion on registration form
India

Applying for Indian citizenship? Narendra Modi government makes it mandatory to declare religion on registration form

Amendments were brought in Schedule I of Citizenship Rules, 2009 which requires certain categories of people to declare their religion while applying for Indian citizenship.

Cisco: Social Media Newest Playground For Cybercriminals
Biztech

Cisco: Social Media Newest Playground For Cybercriminals

The report highlights the impact of social media, particularly social networking, on network security.

Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending To Grow 4.6 Percent In 2010
Biztech

Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending To Grow 4.6 Percent In 2010

IT spending growth in emerging markets is expected to lead the way, with spending forecast to grow 7 percent in Asia/Pacific.

PC Configs - November 2009 Edition
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PC Configs - November 2009 Edition

Assemblers rejoice! Our recommended PC configurations this month.

IT Budgets Projected To Decline 4.7 Percent In 2009: Gartner
Biztech

IT Budgets Projected To Decline 4.7 Percent In 2009: Gartner

CIOs in healthcare-related industries reported an average budget increase of 2.2 percent, but CIOs in all other major industries reported a decline in the first quarter of 2009.

India PC Shipments Register 7% QoQ Growth In 1Q CY2009
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India PC Shipments Register 7% QoQ Growth In 1Q CY2009

The government sector had the potential to spend more in 1QCY2009; some of this spending is expected to resurface after the formation of a new government.

2009 Is Year Of IT Consolidation: India CIOs
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2009 Is Year Of IT Consolidation: India CIOs

2009 to be a year of consolidation, rationalisation: Enterprise IT Investment Trends Survey 2009.

IT Budgets In India To Grow At 5.52 Percent In 2009
Biztech

IT Budgets In India To Grow At 5.52 Percent In 2009

The Gartner survey shows that CIOs in India have shifted their focus from investing in emerging technologies to increasing the return on their existing investments and infrastructure.

Align Marketing Investments & Cost Reductions To Survive Downturn
Biztech

Align Marketing Investments & Cost Reductions To Survive Downturn

Gartner has identified six marketing processes that can be automated to drive revenue and cut costs, maximising marketing budgets and return on investments (RoIs).

2009 To Be Breakout Year For Enterprise Social Networking: Deloitte
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2009 To Be Breakout Year For Enterprise Social Networking: Deloitte

The most significant emerging technologies will be those that deliver cost-efficiency, contribute to environmental sustainability and drive new forms of personal and business collaboration.

Forrester Foresees Decline In Global IT Spending
Biztech

Forrester Foresees Decline In Global IT Spending

According to Forrester analysts, a weakening US dollar boosted 2008 IT spending growth rates, but a stronger dollar will hurt growth measured in US dollars in 2009.

More Regulation With Less Resources Means Greater Risk: Complinet
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More Regulation With Less Resources Means Greater Risk: Complinet

The survey reveals firms are anticipating significant increase in regulatory developments with accompanying costs to cope with the surge of global changes.

Gartner Unveils CIO Resolutions For 2009
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Gartner Unveils CIO Resolutions For 2009

Recession brings the opportunity for businesses to exploit the technology they currently have to create something new.

A Peek Into The CIO Mindset For 2009
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A Peek Into The CIO Mindset For 2009

While controlling business expenses with innovative technology solutions would be a daunting task for the IT team, the cost of IT itself would also be under close examination through 2009.