30% of project managers have seen a cutback in investment as a result of the current economic climate. 11% of PMs note an increase in scrutiny of project ROI. "Layoffs usually affect non-eng[ineering] positions first,"

In other news there are ways to guarantee project ROI.

From a technology business perspective, SaaS firms seem to be weathering the storm better than large expensive enterprise software firms in this environment from the CEOs that I've been
talking to here in Austin, Texas. Now is a good time to have that monthly income rolling in.

According to THINKstrategies, one of the best is Xactly Corporation which has been named the latest winner of the new Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program. They sell sales performance improvement software.

And who couldn't use that right now?