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.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.