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Media & Entertainment: A Year In Review

How are companies that InformationWeek considers as IT innovators changing to stay competitive? Examine year-over-year shifts in business-technology practices and priorities in this InformationWeek 500 2003 and 2002 comparison.
SNAPSHOT
INSIDE COMPANIES
Average portion of revenue spent on IT 3%
Companies using radio-frequency identification --
Companies globally sourcing products and supplies 50%
HOW COMPANIES DIVIDE THEIR I.T. BUDGETS
Hardware purchases 13%
IT Services or outsourcing 15%
Research and development 2%
Salaries and benefits 28%
Applications 21%
Everything else 21%
INDUSTRY FINANCIALS
Average year-over-year revenue change 6%
Average year-over-year net income change 5%
DATA: INFORMATIONWEEK RESEARCH

SNAPSHOT 2003
INSIDE COMPANIES
Average portion of revenue spent on IT 3%
Average percentage of industry applications and business processes that have Web-based front ends 35%
Companies with real-time business processes in place 90%
HOW COMPANIES DIVIDE THEIR IT BUDGETS
Hardware purchases 18%
Services or outsourcing 15%
Research and development 1%
Salaries and benefits 32%
Applications 19%
Everything else 15%
INDUSTRY FINANCIALS
Average year-over-year revenue change 20%
Average year-over-year net-income change 30%
DATA: INFORMATIONWEEK RESEARCH

See the InformationWeek 500 2003 and 2002 comparison

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