ICT investment trends in medium-sized enterprises; Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2016


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Evolving customer dynamics and changing business requirements are placing greater emphasis on improving profit margins. This, in turn, has driven medium-sized enterprises to deploy various IT solutions to achieve differentiation and competence in their respective operating sector. Additionally, medium-sized enterprises are looking to use leading ICT solutions to support their plans for growth and modernization in 2015.

Key Findings

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

1 Trends in ICT budgets

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 ICT budget changes
1.4 ICT budget allocation by core technology area
1.4.1 Hardware budget breakdown
1.4.2 Software budget breakdowns
1.4.3 Third party IT services expenditure
1.4.4 Cloud computing budget
1.5 ICT budget allocation by function
1.6 Outsourced IT functions

2 ICT investment priorities and vendor satisfaction
2.1 Introduction
2.1.1 Enterprise applications
2.1.2 Business intelligence
2.1.3 Mobility

3 ICT procurement trends
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Business objectives and IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy
3.3 ICT provider selection

4 Summary
4.1 Medium-sized enterprises are investing in various ICT domains in 2015 to achieve a competitive advantage and increase profitability

5 Appendix
5.1 Definitions
5.2 Further reading
5.3 Contact the authors

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Figure 1: Medium-sized enterprises ICT survey geographic breakdown
Figure 2: Medium-sized enterprises ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among medium-sized enterprises
Figure 4: Medium-sized enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation, 2014 and 2015
Figure 5: Medium-sized enterprises' average hardware budget allocation
Figure 6: Average allocation of software budgets in medium-sized enterprises market
Figure 7: Medium-sized enterprises' average IT services budget allocation
Figure 8: Medium-sized enterprises' average cloud computing budget allocation by technology
Figure 9: Medium-sized enterprises' average cloud computing budget allocation by implementation type
Figure 10: Medium-sized enterprises' ICT budget allocation by function, 2014 and 2015
Figure 11: Outsourced IT functions - Medium-sized enterprises' current and future outsourcing priorities
Figure 12: Enterprise applications - Medium-sized enterprises' current and future investment priorities
Figure 13: Enterprise applications - selected primary provider and vendor satisfaction among medium-sized enterprises
Figure 14: Business intelligence  - Medium-sized enterprises' current and future investment priorities
Figure 15: Business intelligence - selected primary provider and vendor satisfaction among medium-sized enterprises
Figure 16: Mobility - Medium-sized enterprises' current and future investment priorities
Figure 17: Mobility - selected primary provider and vendor satisfaction among medium-sized enterprises
Figure 18: Business objectives and IT objectives which influence medium-sized enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 19: Factors influencing medium-sized enterprises' decision to choose an ICT provider