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Forrsights: IT Budgets And Priorities In 2013

Mobility And Analytics Drive Spending Growth Despite Business Pessimism

April 25, 2013

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What are the 2013 budget plans and priorities for CIOs and other IT decision-makers? Forrester's Forrsights Budgets And Priorities Tracker Survey, Q4 2012 provides insight on the 2013 tech buying plans and practices of more than 3,700 IT executives and technology decision-makers at enterprises and small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Forrsights clients have access to the full data set; this report provides a summary of the results. Key findings in this report are that tech spending will grow even though respondents' optimism about their business environment is down, that mobile and analytics are the key drivers of incremental IT spend, and that mobile is driving IT consumerization and changing the relationship of IT to business and employees.

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Table of Contents

  • Despite Business Worries, Firms Plan Tech Spending Increases In 2013
  • Discretionary Spending Will Emphasize Mobile In 2013

  • Despite Business Worries, Keep Investing In Mobility And Analytics
  • Supplemental Material
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