Posts tagged with 'survey'
Cost Drives Equity Fund Managers to Make ChangesRead the rest of this entry »
When managers of private equity funds changed service providers this year, cost, quality and increased portfolio complexity were typically behind the decision.
Preqin, a leading source of data and analytics about the alternative assets industry, says this year’s unusually challenging environment is prompting fund managers to more intensely evaluate their service providers. The relationship between cost and quality of service is being scrutinized especially closely.
“Managers,” Preqin comments, “Want service …
Patients Want More Access, Sharing of Medical RecordsRead the rest of this entry »
Americans want greater access to their medical records and support sharing their health information among all their healthcare providers.
By a 61% majority, the Pew Charitable Trusts found people want to be able to access and download their medical records to apps on mobile devices. An even larger 81% of the respondents to the Pew survey support sharing medical records among healthcare professionals caring for the same patient.
Though there’s …
Business Optimism Rising Among Finance LeadersRead the rest of this entry »
Rising from a virus-caused pessimism about the economy and their own business, finance leaders are beginning to feel more confident about the future.
The third quarter Economic Outlook Survey from the AICPA shows optimism rising strongly among CFOs, CEOs and controllers about most parts of their business, and especially about revenue and profits.
There’s also improvement from the second quarter survey about the US economy, though a deep worry still …
Americans See Nurses as AltruisticRead the rest of this entry »
Americans see nurses as dedicated, caring professionals who risk their health because they care about the public welfare.
Doctors, whose favorable rating is rising, are seen by a majority of the public as interested in making money as much as working for the public good.
The most recent survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation found 60% of Americans says nurses are, “Mostly interested in working for the good of the …
Survey Finds IT Pros Happy With Job but Open to New OneRead the rest of this entry »
Python’s not feeling as much love as it used to. But Rust is loved more.
In the US, 58% of developers are full stack. 14% identify as DevOps specialists, an envious role as they and site reliability engineers are among the highest paid individual contributors. No wonder then that 48% of IT professionals believe DevOps is extremely important a job.
These are just a sampler of how some 64,000 respondents …
Bankers Discover They Like Working From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
Forced to work from home because of the global coronavirus pandemic, banking professionals are warming to the practice and discovering they can be even more productive at home than in the office.
That’s a dramatic reversal from what they were thinking shortly after they first began working remotely.
In April, when Deutsche Bank first surveyed financial professionals, 47% said once the pandemic subsided they would work from home only when …
Tech Execs Optimistic About Returning to NormalRead the rest of this entry »
While many businesses across the country are struggling in the face of COVID-19 required shutdowns, tech executives are more positive with nearly two-thirds expecting to see the start of a return to business as usual by mid-summer.
CompTia, the trade association for the tech industry, says 46% of tech leaders are “upbeat and optimistic.” Another 46% say their companies are “hanging in there.” A mere 8% report being in difficulty. …
Tech Professionals Like Working From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
By an overwhelming majority, IT professionals like working from home.
In a survey released last week by the tech careers site Dice, 67% of the respondents said they like or like very much working from home. Only 10% were negative.
Dice began surveying IT professionals a few weeks ago about how they were coping with the coronavirus crisis. The survey probes their feelings on a variety of issues besides working …
IT Workers Saw Big Pay Bumps Last YearRead the rest of this entry »
Seven in ten IT professionals got raises last year, pushing the average base for non-managers to $83,500 and to $146,000 for those in senior positions.
The average percentage increase for non-managers, according to the 2020 IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld IT Salary Survey was 4.7%. Managers at all levels average between 4.2% and 4.3%.
Tech professionals with certain specialized skills saw increases in the double-digits. The report said security professionals …
More Women In Assets But Senior Levels LagRead the rest of this entry »
Women in alternative assets are rare. Not quite 1 in 5 employees at all levels are women. At the senior leadership level, the percentage across all sectors falls to just under 12%, with real estate having the lowest share of female executives at 8.5%.
Preqin recently released a preview of its forthcoming report, Women in Alternative Assets 2020, which, the research firm said, "does show some encouraging trends in the …