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These Cobbler's Children Deploy The Latest Technologies

Another sector with an almost universal focus (90%) on global supply chains finds almost 50% of the responding companies also looking externally to creating new products and services for customers. Not surprisingly, the electronics industry displays a healthy interest in using state-of-the-art technologies, including wireless e-mail, BI tools, Linux, and SOA. The one glaring hole is encryption of customers' records, but more than 70% are experimenting with it. The charts below outline the busine

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Inside Electronics
3.3% of Industry's Annual Revenue Devoted to IT
33% of IT Budget Devoted to New Projects
63% of Companies Expecting 2006 IT Spending to Exceed 2005


Business Change
50% Creating New Products/Services for Customers in 2006
90% with Global Supply Chain
40% Deploying Business Intelligence Tools to Raise Productivity

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