Monday’s News Roundup

Both the employed and unemployed are discovering that job
roles are ever expanding. For example, database admins may be asked to
also maintain network security.  This may go a
long way to explain why jobs are so hard to fill. [Hutch
News
]

A shortage of IT professionals could jeopardize the health care industry’s efforts to implement electronic health records. [Mass
High Tech
]

Corporate tech leaders remain cautious as the
economy keeps treading water. The stream of contradictory information about the
outlook is keeping IT managers and CIOs split on spending strategies for the
upcoming year. [Baseline]

Nearly 73 percent of technology professionals claim that security is the primary barrier to cloud
computing adoption. Compliance followed with 54 percent. Ownership of data was
next with 48 percent.
[TMC]

— Dino Londis