PMOS UNDER PRESSURE
The portion of senior-level project professionals who reported their project management
office’s (PMO) value has been questioned
The portion who reported they track ROI and
40% The portion who said their PMO is operating to a fair or poor extent
SOURCE: The Global State of the PMO: Its Value, Effectiveness and Role as the Hub of Training, ESI
International. Results based on a March 2011 global survey of 3,740 senior-level project and program
managers across industries.
THE PLACES TO BE
The top five IT job markets in the United
States, based on such factors as job openings,
industry growth and demand for talent:
SOURCE: Modis, May 2011
Less than 50 percent
The portion of government organizations in
EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with
an official strategy in place to overcome information security threats
Although there is continued pressure to
reduce the costs of public administration …
the risk of non-compliance with increasing regu-
lation and legislation as well as the risk of politi-
cal embarrassment are sufficient to warrant
ongoing investment [in information security].
—Jan Duffy, EMEA research director, IDC Government Insights
SAFE AND SOUND?
The portion of respondents who ranked human
error as the top danger, followed closely by
increased proliferation and sophistication of threats
SOURCE: Information Security in the Public Sector: Avoiding the Risk of Non-Compliance and Political Embarrassment, IDC Government Insights, June 2011
The top five areas of focus for CIOs over the next three to five years:
INTELLIGENCE CLIENT INTIMACY PEOPLE SKILLS
45INTERNAL COLLABORATION AND COMMUNICATIONS RISK MANAGEMENT
SOURCE: The Essential CIO, IBM. Results based on a global study of 3,018 CIOs conducted between November 2010 and February 2011.