News Slideshow: CIO Confidence Varies With Business Size

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 04-22-2010

CIO Confidence Varies With Business Size

More than 60% of CIOs/IT decision-makers at large businesses expect tech budgets to increase over the next six months.

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That's a 14% increase from October 2009.

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44% of BigCo execs expect to take part in a significant hardware project within the next six months, up 11% since October.

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27% of IT decision-makers at small businesses expect budget increases over the next six months - up 4% from October.

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15% percent of small business decision-makers plan to spend for discretionary IT projects, vs 63% of large companies.

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Similar gaps exist in government: Nearly 50% of federal IT decision-makers see increased budgets for the next six months (up 6% since December).

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Just 27% of state and 16% of local agency managers expect similar increases.

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Value perception varies too: 85% of large businesses feel that IT investment helps performance/efficiency.

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72% of those overseeing fed government enterprises see efficiency benefits.

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Just 55% of those managing small businesses say that IT investment helps performance/efficiency.

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Among state/local government managers: 74% in local and 68% in state agencies feel IT investment makes a performance/efficiency difference.

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