Compliance with strict new government regulations is forcing many organizations to re-evaluate IT strategies, policies and spending plans. The USA Patriot Act, HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley weren't aimed at IT, but guess who shares responsibility for safeguarding sensitive data records and archiving communications?
In this new InformationWeek Research report more than 600 business-technology professionals disclose the impact that regulatory compliance is having on their business, processes and IT investments. In addition, learn what steps organizations are taking to ensure compliance with customers, suppliers and business partners.
This report provides perspective from a wide cross-section of industries including those sectors hit hardest by these new regulations the financial services and healthcare industries. Use this report to evaluate your organization's approach to regulatory compliance and determine if these initiatives may provide new opportunities to jump ahead of the competition.
IT's Reputation: What the Data SaysInformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
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.