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Chemicals: Looking Outward: Global Supply Chains Are Top Project Across The Sector

In this year's survey, chemical companies to a firm are focusing their business innovation energies on global supply chains, with at least half also developing business intelligence tools in a bid to raise productivity. The charts below outline the business, technology, and budgeting strategies of the chemical companies selected in the InformationWeek 500.

Budget Breakdown

Tech Innovation

Inside Chemicals
1.8% of Industry's Annual Revenue Devoted to IT
31% of IT Budget Devoted to New Projects
25% of Companies Expecting 2006 IT Spending to Exceed 2005


Business Change
25% Creating New Products/Services for Customers in 2006
100% with Global Supply Chain
50% Deploying Business Intelligence Tools to Raise Productivity


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