Trends Slideshow: Top Risk Factors for IT Companies

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 06-14-2010

Top Risk Factors for IT Companies

94% of tech companies name competition and consolidation as top risk factors.

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94% cite failure to develop and market new products/services.

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93% list the economy, up from 85% last year and just 73% in 2008.

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68% cite failure to execute corporate strategy, up from 27% last year.

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42% name maintenance or implementation of new information systems.

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74% indicate IP infringement as a concern.

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80% of public tech companies anticipate more litigation risks this year, compared with 68% in 2009.

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49% have risk concerns about their labor force, compared to just 22% last year.

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88% cite federal, state, and/or local regulations.

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64% product failure and delays as a top concern.

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56% see pressures on pricing, margins and cost-cutting as risks.

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54% have concerns over accounting and compliance, down from 62% last year.

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