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Best budgeting apps for individuals, startups and small businesses

TechCrunch

As we head into the New Year, you might be interested in creating a budget for yourself or you may be looking for a new tool to help manage your startup or small business’s budget. You may be looking to switch out your current budgeting app for a better one, or perhaps you’re someone who […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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The art of selling: IT budget approval made easier

CIO

Because as a young CIO, I was struggling with obtaining budget approvals for a range of IT initiatives. A majority of CIOs I speak with dread the budget approval process and breathe a welcome sigh of relief when annual budgeting comes to an end. And because of this, IT budgeters must have open ears.

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IT budgets remain solid, despite tech industry headwinds

CIO

A report issued Monday by private investment company Bain Capital indicated that, despite the numerous disruptions to the technology industry—including a global supply chain crisis and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine—most IT decision makers foresee either stable budgets or increases for the coming year. Budgeting, IT Strategy

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Zero-based budgeting: A proven framework for extending runway

TechCrunch

Enter zero-based budgeting. <span <span style="font-weight: 400;">Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is a budgeting approach that requires companies to </span>build their budgets from zero<span style="font-weight: 400;"> every budget period to verify all of the line items are relevant and cost-effective.</span>

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial.

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6 tips for making the most of a tight IT budget

CIO

IT leaders seeking to drive enterprise growth through technology investments are often saddled with budgets that make their tasks of increasing the top and bottom lines challenging. Despite an estimated increase to IT budgets of 5.1% The year 2023 seems to be no different.

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5 hot IT budget investments — and 2 going cold

CIO

The numbers are higher from Foundry’s 2023 State of CIO survey , which finds that 91% of CIOs expect their tech budgets to either increase or stay the same in 2023. Related: 6 tips for making the most of a tight IT budget Budgeting, IT Leadership, IT Strategy

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. Build it or buy it.

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Discover How Senior Technology Leaders Can Secure the Budget That They Need

Speaker: Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer at Anaconda | Peyman Pouryekta, CEO and Technology Advisor | Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

With the ever-evolving technology landscape, CTOs are being presented with new services, technologies, and tools every day. In order to successfully instruct and manage their teams, they must know how to evaluate tools, advocate for resources, and allocate them to the appropriate teams.

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Achieve Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Smart manufacturing represents roughly 27% of the average annual digital transformation budget for engineering-oriented manufacturers. Because of this, factories are increasingly being relied upon to handle more complex operations to serve a broader range of products. To perform this effectively, smart manufacturing is key.

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Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

While some businesses choose the strategy of improving their HR brand, extending the number of employees' perks and increasing the hiring budgets, other companies decide not to fight for the resources in the red ocean and open for themselves the alternative of hiring dedicated resources overseas.

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Personalize Your User Experience Using Behavior Change Science

Speaker: Amy Bucher, Ph.D., Vice President of Behavior Change Design, Mad*Pow

Best practices for personalization that fit timeline and budget while empowering users. The benefits of personalization as a way to connect to motivation. How to determine the data needed to effectively personalize a product. Wednesday August 12th, 2020 11AM PST, 2PM EST, 6PM GMT.