IT Spending Forecasts

IT spending forecasts project the money spent on technology infrastructure and support systems.

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The Contract Life-Cycle Management Market Continues To Grow At A Rate Of 18%

    Five Vendor Segments Offer Different Solutions Based On Type Of Contract, Deployment Model, Related Applications, And Geography

    March 13, 2018 Andrew Bartels

    The contract life-cycle management (CLM) market is growing rapidly as firms discover these tools' value in creating and managing their core assets of contracts, especially for B2B relationships. This report provides an overview of the dynamics and trends in the CLM market and complements our Now Tech report on CLM vendors. As CIOs work with their colleagues in sales, purchasing, and legal to find the right CLM solution for their firm, they can use this report to understand the dynamics driving demand and pricing for the different CLM options.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Best Practices For Commerce Platform Migration

    Use Seven Tactics To Adopt A New Commerce Platform

    March 8, 2018 Bruce Eppinger

    Delivering outstanding digital commerce experiences means focusing on the customer and innovation. To meet ever-rising customer expectations, 57% of retail digital business decision makers whom we surveyed have made the painful decision to replatform their eCommerce system within the next 18 months. Replatforming comes at an expensive and organizationally disruptive price. This report provides seven strategies to help digital business pros manage a successful and less disruptive replatforming of an eCommerce system.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2018 To 2019

    Solid Economic Growth And Cloud Adoption Support 6% Growth In 2018 And 5% In 2019

    February 27, 2018 Andrew Bartels, Frederic Giron

    In most cases, CIOs in the Asia Pacific region will be able to expand their tech budgets at a faster rate as we move into 2018. Tech budgets in the region will continue to shift toward software and services and away from hardware and telecom. Cloud solutions and business technology (BT) for winning, retaining, and serving customers will gain traction, but they will remain small parts of the market. This report provides guidance on how and where CIOs should be growing their tech spending to keep up with, if not outpace, competitors.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Australia Tech Market Outlook, 2018 To 2019

    CIOs Will Focus Investments On Increasing Business Speed

    February 20, 2018Tim Sheedy

    This is the time of year when Australian CIOs and their partners in the business plan their 2018 technology budgets. To help CIOs with this process, this report provides our current forecast for the Australian tech market in aggregate and by technology category and analyzes the industry trends driving this spending. CIOs can use this data to help understand where their peers are increasing spending and where they're winding it back.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Shift To Enterprise Service Management To Improve The Employee Experience

    Processes: The Employee Experience Playbook

    February 12, 2018 David K. Johnson, Charles Betz

    While new technologies emerge every day, employees can't do their best work because they can't find the services they need, and when they do, bureaucracy causes unacceptable delays. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) organizations must look beyond IT service management (ITSM) and provide workers with pain-free, productive, personalized, pervasive, and predictive service. This report shows why these five ingredients must become staples of your digital employee experience (EX) service strategy and provides a recipe to get you started. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. We are updating it now to include our latest survey data.

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