Trends Report

Forrsights: Cautious Optimism In 2012 IT Spending Plans

Our Q4 2011 IT Budget Survey Finds Mobile The Top Priority

May 8th, 2012
With contributors:
Christopher Mines , Sarah Musto , Jamie Warner

Summary

Forrester's Forrsights Budgets And Priorities Tracker Survey, Q4 2011, provides insight on the 2012 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 from this report are that IT budgets are on the rise, that mobile and analytics are attracting the most IT buying, and that mobile and IT consumerization are changing the relationship of IT to business and employees. These general trends play out differently across geographies and industries.

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