IT Investments: What IT Leaders are Whispering in Budget Meetings

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    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2009-12-08
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IT is becoming more strategicThere is greater acknowledgement from business unit managers and staff of the importance of the IT function's objectives to the business.53% agree19% strongly agree22% disagree
IT organizations slimmed down their spending in 2009, but are looking to make some strategic IT investments in 2010. What characterizes these investments is that they will provide some cost-cutting or other value to the overall business, according to a new survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Accenture. Here's an inside look at what's going on inside IT organization budget meetings as IT leaders look ahead to next year's strategic initiatives
Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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