IT confidence is faltering as we head into the third quarter. Concerns about the U.S. economy, industry conditions, and business prospects drove down the IT Confidence Index 7.6% to 1,232, a level not seen since September 2003. Is this translating into IT budget cuts? Are projects stalling? Find out what's in store for the coming quarter in InformationWeek Research's Priorities 3Q research. Business and technology priorities, IT spending plans, and IT hiring plans are documented in this 10-page report.
Key report areas include:
IT budget allocations
Technology initiatives and product plans
Responses are trended with previous InformationWeek Research Priorities studies to reveal changing IT and business practices. The study also features InformationWeek's IT Confidence Index which measures and tracks the business outlook of professionals who control or influence their organization's IT spending.
This study allows your organization to benchmark its IT budgeting, business priorities and technology plans.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
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.