Business, Technical Innovations Get Full Attention
The telecommunications industry displays a healthy respect for IT investment, with 5.4% of this industry's annual revenue devoted to IT. Only the banking sector allocates more -- 6.0%. Telecom's taste for technology is further underscored by its embrace of technical innovation, as evidenced by very strong showings in most of the key technology areas. The charts below outline the business, technology, and budgeting strategies of the telecommunications companies selected in the InformationWeek<
of Industry's Annual Revenue Devoted to IT
of IT Budget Devoted to New Projects
of Companies Expecting 2006 IT Spending to Exceed 2005
Creating New Products/Services for Customers in 2006
with Global Supply Chain
Deploying Business Intelligence Tools to Raise Productivity
IT's Reputation: What the Data SaysInformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.