Many IT decision-makers are optimistic about their IT budgets and future technology purchases, according to the latest CDW IT Monitor. In fact, half of the survey respondents anticipate overall budget increases during the next six months. Reflecting this confidence, the IT Growth Monitor composite score continued its upward trajectory.
IT Monitor Shows Overall Technology Spending Continues Upward Trajectory, Led by Small Business and Public Sector
Survey shows tablet computers and consumer technologies used in the workplace increase productivity, but no consensus reached on cost savings The public sector reported overall increases in anticipated budgets (up five percentage points to 34 percent), hardware procurement (up five percentage points to 87 percent), software (up three percentage points to 82 percent), solutions (up [...]
Survey shows sharp increases in anticipated hardware and software spending, identifies gaps in addressing the risks associated with using personal mobile devices for work-related tasks Anticipated hardware and software spending grew to record levels in both the public and private sectors. Overall anticipated hardware spend increased four percentage points to 80 percent, while overall anticipated [...]
For many IT decision-makers, 2011 was characterized by cautious optimism as they hoped for economic recovery and subsequent IT budgets increases. Overall sentiment suffered with continued economic fluctuation and some IT decision-makers were forced to make purchases that did little more than maintain their organizations’ IT status quo. However, IT decision-makers are showing renewed confidence in 2012 as the latest CDW IT Monitor indicates they are ready to spend.
Survey finds increased demand for hardware and IT solutions, job growth in key industries Forty-six percent of IT decision-makers say IT will be a top priority at their organizations next year, and 37 percent are considering large IT investments in the next six months. Twenty percent of IT decision-makers anticipate hiring additional IT staff in [...]
Hiring and budget outlook down; software spending up in key sectors Forty percent of IT decision-makers expect an increase in their overall IT budgets in the next six months, down eight percentage points year over year and the lowest level since October 2009. State and federal government anticipate steady increases in both hardware and software [...]
Online CRM solutions shift the IT discussion from budget cuts to profitable revenue growth VERNON HILLS, Ill. – August 30, 2011 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced an extension of its strategic relationship with Microsoft to incorporate customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. The [...]
Large business and federal government expectations down since 2010 Six Month Outlook, which looks at overall market confidence, up year over year. On a sub-measure, forty-three percent of IT decision-makers expect an increase in the overall IT budget in the second half of 2011, a five percentage point decrease year over year. Two out of [...]
Business confidence strong; government weaker More than half of IT decision-makers in medium and large businesses expect to spend more on IT solutions including cloud computing, virtualization and security over the next six months. Forty-seven percent of medium-size businesses expect to replace or install new software for a significant part of their organization, up 11 [...]
Confidence among small business IT decision makers at highest levels since the beginning of the recession in December 2007 Hardware outlook: Almost half of IT decision makers at small businesses (49 percent) and nine out of ten at medium size businesses (90 percent) anticipate replacing or installing new hardware in the next six months—up ten [...]
Hardware tops IT priority list as tech investment to become more important heading into new year; virtualization and mobility solutions also rank high Almost half (46 percent) of IT decision makers say IT investment will be a top priority for their organization in 2011. More than half of IT decision makers (55 percent) identify PCs [...]
Confidence Among Small Business IT Decision Makers Remains Stable since August IT Monitor Eighty-six percent of government IT decision makers overall expect to replace or install software in the next six months, an increase of nine percentage points since the August IT Monitor. This figure is also the highest since the launch of the IT [...]
Small Business Gains Confidence in IT Marketplace While Sentiment Among Large Corporations and Federal Government Stalls More than one fourth (27 percent) of IT decision makers at small companies expect increased IT budgets in the next six months, up three percentage points since the June CDW IT Monitor and eight percentage points from this time [...]
Rising Confidence Among IT Decision Makers Begins to Brighten IT Job Outlook for the First Time in 2010 Almost half (48 percent) of IT decision makers in the public and private sector anticipate increased IT budgets in the next six months, up 10 percentage points from this time last year Thirty-seven percent of IT decision [...]
Positive Outlook for Tech Spending Spreads from Large Businesses to Medium-size Firms VERNON HILLS, Ill. – May 18, 2010 – Rising confidence among IT decision makers about the prospect of economic growth is still not translating into jobs for IT professionals. CDW’s IT Monitor, which has been tracking IT sentiment since the beginning of the [...]