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 Q4 Global Tech Market Outlook For 2018 To 2019

    2019 Will See Good Growth But Also Risks Coming Off The Highs Of 2018

    October 26, 2018 Andrew Bartels

    Despite threats of trade wars, Brexit uncertainties, Turkey's meltdown, and other disruptions, 2018 is turning out to be a very good year for the global tech market. While some of the positives will carry over into 2019, odds are that tech market growth will slow next year. CIOs can be more aggressive in their tech spending for the remainder of 2018, but they will need to prepare for making tougher choices in 2019 as economic headwinds start to emerge. This report will help CIOs navigate the transition from strong tech growth to a more challenging environment.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption

    Benchmarks: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    October 22, 2018 Dave Bartoletti

    Enterprise cloud computing adoption accelerated in 2017 and will continue to grow through 2020. Are you ahead of your competitors — or lagging behind the average enterprise? Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must answer this question to chart their companies' cloud futures. This report gathers important adoption metrics for public, private, and hybrid cloud and explores enterprise cloud priorities and policies to help you benchmark your progress against the broader market. Use these benchmarks to inform your cloud strategic plan. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. We're updating it now to include the latest data from Forrester Analytics Business Technographics® surveys.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Cloud Powers The New Platform Economy

    Vision: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    October 12, 2018 Dave Bartoletti, Liz Herbert

    Cloud is no longer a tactical solution but rather a strategic enabler of connected economies. Technology leaders will orchestrate cloud ecosystems that connect employees, customers, partners, vendors, and devices to serve rising customer expectations. Firms will shift from being mere cloud adopters to becoming cloud platform companies themselves — stewards of their own cloud ecosystems. This report highlights the transformation taking place as we move to a world of connected cloud ecosystems and describes how this evolution should change infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals' thinking about cloud. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Assess Legacy Applications' Effectiveness To Prioritize Which To Upgrade Or Replace

    Effectiveness: The SaaS Transformation Playbook

    October 12, 2018 Duncan Jones

    Business applications should be key enablers of enterprises' digital transformation, yet Forrester's research of technology decision makers found that many believe their current business applications are holding their organizations back. This report explains how application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals can assess their business applications' effectiveness to prioritize upgrading or replacement.

  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    REPORT: Optimize Customer Experience With A Digital Intelligence Business Case

    Business Case: The Digital Intelligence Playbook

    October 1, 2018 Cinny Little, James McCormick

    Today's digital analytics practices are advancing their ability to take actions on insights about customers' digital behavior. But that's not enough: Customers' expectations continue to change faster than firms' ability to measure them. This report helps customer insights (CI) professionals build value-based business cases for investment. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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