Employers eager to rid themselves of employees via outsourcing may find that the disloyalty is mutual. Florida outsourcing firm Spherion found that 51% of 3,000 workers polled want to leave their jobs, and three-quarters of that group say they're likely to do so within a year. A report by workplace-research firm Gantz Wiley says that the percentage of employees planning to stay with their companies dropped from 62% last year to 59% this year, the lowest level in four years.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.