IT Spending Budgets to Increase

Good news!  In a recent survey, CIOs indicated they expect to see an increase in spending this year.  It seems mobile tops the list with business analytics and cloud computing not far behind.  

“Forty-eight percent of CIOs surveyed expect to spend more this year, up slightly from the 46 percent who planned to spend more at this time last year. The average increase expected is 5.9 percent (up from 4.4 percent a year ago)”  Dan Muse, CIO.com

Top Investment Areas
% CIOs Plan to Increase
Mobile59%
Business intelligence & analytics56%
Hardware infrastructure upgrades: Tablets (e.g., iPad, Android, Playbook)51%
Public cloud computing services48%
Private cloud computing services47%
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)/cloud apps47%
Security technologies (e.g., identity management, data loss prevention, encryption)47%

 

 

 

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