As IT confidence dips in the third quarter of 2005, business-technology managers are feeling uncertain about the U.S. economy and industry prospects. How will this impact business and technology initiatives for the remainder of the year? Will IT spending remain level, or will companies freeze budgets in anticipation of a downturn? Learn what 300 companies plan to do in the coming quarter in this 9-page report.
Key report areas include:
IT budget allocations
Technology and product plans
The study features InformationWeek's IT Confidence Index which measures and tracks the business outlook of professionals who control or influence their organization's IT spending.
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.