IT Management Slideshow: CEOs Plan to Invest in IT, Innovation in 2012

By Jennifer Lawinski  |  Posted 04-20-2012

Economic Fears

85 percent of CEOs surveyed said they believe their enterprises will be impacted by an economic downturn in 2012.

Economic Fears

IT Investment

Despite fears about the economy, by more than 2:1, CEOs say they will increase IT investment in 2012, rather than cutting it.

IT Investment

Risky Business

Top business risks CEOs face in 2012 (% respondents):• Regulatory Risk 22% • Enterprise Finance Risk 20%• Economic Downturn 13%• Loss of Talent/Workforce 13%• IT System and Security Risk 9%

Risky Business

Where's the Money?

2012 IT Budgets (% respondents)• 43.6% say the budget will stay the same• 39.9% say their IT budgets will increase • 14.4% say IT budget will decrease

Where's the Money?

Data

39.3% of respondents say their organizations will invest this year in Data Driven Management technology.

Data

Cloud

32.3% of respondents said their organizations would invest this year in Cloud Business technology.

Cloud

Mobility

31.9% of respondents said their organizations would invest this year in Enterprise Mobility.

Mobility

Tablets

41% of respondents said they use iPads in their jobs.

Tablets

Innovation

One-third of CEOs said they were their company's innovation leader. 4.0% cited the CIO.

Innovation

IT Leaders

Top 3 companies most admired for their use of IT (% respondents):• Apple 39% • Google 11%• Amazon 5.8%

IT Leaders