500 report aggregates detailed IT budget and strategy plans of nearly one-third of all US-based companies with more than $1 billion in annual revenue. Leading IT market analysts assert that large companies purchase more than half of the IT capital and enterprise software sold in the U.S. each year. No other study comes close to sampling this critical market segment. Individual company responses are never disclosed, but where possible data is presented by industry segment. The report includes 5-year CAGR of the group's technology spending.
The 28-page report spotlights what the technology leaders are doing to innovate in a year when IT budgets are down sharply. What are the innovators' business-technology practices and investments in areas such as:
Company policies shaping corporate culture and staff morale
IT labor, R&D, capital & operating expenses
Staying competitive in a tough economy requires inspiration. Use this report to examine year-over-year shifts in business-technology practices and priorities and to understand which IT initiatives the nation's most innovative users of technology are counting on for business success.