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Budgets And Priorities: Global Benchmark 2012

Strategic Planning Forrsights For CIOs

January 15, 2013

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  • By Craig Symons
  • with Marcus Matic,
  • Mackenzie Cahill

Why Read This Report

CIOs are under more pressure to do more things, do them faster, and do them with less money than ever before. This has made the IT budget process increasingly stressful and often contentious, as demand for IT continues to increase while many IT budgets are held flat (or even decreased). This report is a graphical analysis of Forrester's Forrsights Budgets And Priorities Tracker Survey, Q4 2011, an online survey of 3,752 global IT decision-makers. Armed with this baseline data, you can benchmark your own IT spending and budgets by geography, industry, and company size. Additionally, it contains data on IT management priorities as well as expected changes in spending for key technologies and initiatives. Using this data, CIOs can measure how their organizations stack up against peers and make fact-based decisions on where and how much to invest.

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Table of Contents

  • CIOs Confront Several Challenges In 2012
  • Supplemental Material