Technology-induced productivity increases continue to chip away at jobs. Acxiom Corp., which provides products to manage customer information, eliminated 230 jobs, or 5.4% of its U.S. workforce, as part of a reorg. Company leader Charles Morgan said in a statement: "The new technologies we have been implementing over the past few years increase the speed at which we can do our work and reduce the number of people required."
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.