CIO Magazine Tech Poll: Tech Priorities

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IT Budgets on the Rise
70% 63% 60% 54% 53% 50% 40% 40% 34% 30% 20% 20% 17% 10% 26% 20% 22% 18% 28% 28% 30% 28% 28% 29% 37% 32% 32% 48% 53% 46% 39% 38% 39% 48% Increase Decrease Remain the Same

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16% 13%

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Q: Will your overall IT budget increase, decrease or remain the same in the next 12 months compared to the past 12 months?

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Source: CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities, March 2008-July 2012

Business Process Innovation Remains the Focus
40% 35% 35% 33% 30% 27% 25% 25% 23% 22% 20% 19% 14% 23% 23% 21% 17% 15% 20% 22% 36% 34% 35%

Enable business process innovation

Create top line revenue growth Manage IT 18% infrastructure more efficiently Lower business operations costs

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July 2010

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July 2012

Q: What will be the primary focus of your IT investments in the next 12 months?

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Source: CIO Magazine Tech Poll, July 2012

Mobile Deployment Continues Its Enterprise Momentum
Top 10 Infrastructure Technologies and Applications by Increased Investment
Mobile Cloud Computing Services, External/Public BI & A SaaS/cloud apps Cloud Computing Services, Internal/Private Hardware infrastructure: tablets (e.g., iPad, Playbook) Virtualization, Desktop/App Security technologies (ID mgmt., data loss prevention, etc.) Content/document Management Business Process Management

58% 52% 51% 47% 46% 45% 39% 39% 38% 38%

Q: Will your spending for each of the following categories increase, decrease or remain the same in the next 12 months compared to the past 12 months? (base: respondents indicating some level of interest in previous question) Chart represents those planning to increase.

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Source: CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities, July 2012

Top 5 Technologies by Implementation Stage

On Radar or Actively Researching
BI & Analytics 39% Business Process Mgt. 36% Cloud (external/public) 32% Social Media/Collaboration Tools 31% Cloud (internal/private) 31%

Piloting

In Production in Business Unit or Division
Data Mgt. 19% Customer Service/CRM 18% Mobile 16% Content/Document Mgt. 16% Server Virtualization 16%

In Production Enterprise-Wide
Server Virtualization 49% Desktop/Laptop Upgrades 35% Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 33% Smartphones 32% Storage Virtualization 29%

Upgrading or Refining
Desktop/Laptop Upgrades 25% Smartphone 18% Mobile 14% ERP 12% Customer Service/CRM 12% Tablets 12%

Mobile 25% Tablets 20% Social Media/Collaboration Tools 19% Desktop/Application Virtualization 16% Security Technologies 15%

Q. Which option best describes your current activity for each of the following infrastructure technologies?

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Source: CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities, July 2012

Server Virtualization Top Implementation Phase
Virtualization, Server Hardware Infrastructure, Desktop/Laptop Upgrades Hardware Infrastructure, Smartphones Data Management Virtualization, Storage Video Conference/Telepresence Customer service/CRM Enterprise resource planning (ERP) Security technologies Mobile Unified Communication Content/document management SaaS/Cloud Apps BI and Analyics Cloud Computing Services, Internal/Private Virtualization, Desktop/Application Cloud Computing Services, External/Public Hardware Infrastructure, Tablets Enterprise Architecture/SOA Social Media/Collaboration Tools Business process management Supply chain management software 8% 12% 16% 12% 16% 13% 14% 12% 14% 14% 11% 11% 11% 12% 6% 11% 14% 18% 33% 25% 19% 22% 17% 20% 16% 18% 15% 14% 17% 13% 9% 8% 14% In Production in BU or Division In Production Enterprise-Wide 16% 13% 11% 19% 29% 27% 23% 35% 32% 23% 49%

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Q. Which option best describes your current activity for each of the following applications?

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Source: CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities, July 2012

For More Information…

For more information contact SVP and Publisher, Bob Melk at bmelk@idgenterprise.com

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Source: CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities, July 2012

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