Why Read This
During this time of year, Forrester receives a large number of requests for information about IT budget allocations. As CIOs and their planning teams engage in creating next year's IT budget, it is important to gain an understanding of how other organizations allocated funds toward IT's functional activities. This document provides baseline figures from 2010 as they pertain to size, geography, and industry. Comparing these figures to your own 2010 spending levels to begin shaping your 2011 allocations is the first step in streamlining IT spend for maximum business value.