Why Read This
This document gives highlights of an extensive data set collected across North American and European small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) via our Enterprise And SMB Software Survey, North America And Europe, Q4 2008. Hot software topics covered include software-as-a-service (SaaS), packaged applications, information and knowledge management (I&KM), open source, Web 2.0, platform software, service-oriented architecture (SOA), and custom software development. Other areas of data and analysis include information about software budgets and spending priorities; software strategy and initiatives; purchasing preferences (channels, criteria, and decision-maker responsibilities); and sources of information and influence for software purchasing decisions.
Tags: Application Development, Application Platforms & Programming Strategy, Architecture & Technology Strategy, Collaboration Platforms, Enterprise Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Web 2.0, Information Management, IT Spending Forecasts, Open Source Strategy, Packaged Applications, SOA & Web Services, SOA Platforms, Tech Sector Economics, Technology Adoption Data