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Webinar Replay–Pandemic Impact on IT Budgets in 2020
Since 1990, Computer Economics has conducted an annual survey of IT spending and staffing metrics. This year, however, there was a complication: The COVID-19 pandemic hit right in the middle of our survey period. As a result, we conducted extra research and issued the supplemental report Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on IT Budgets in 2020. In addition, Frank Scavo, Avasant partner and president of Computer Economics, and Dave Wagner, senior research director at Computer Economics, conducted a free webinar to present a summary of the results both surveys.
Investing to Survive (and Thrive) in a Post-Coronavirus Economy
The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has led to widespread disruption of the world’s economy. But even if there were a universally available vaccine now, the COVID-19 crisis would be far from over. The economic recovery could take many years, and even when fully recovered could be changed in ways that are not at first apparent. This Research Byte lays out lessons learned so far from digital businesses and outlines four areas where traditional companies can invest to survive and thrive as we emerge from the pandemic. It is based on a presentation to IAOP by Avasant CEO, Kevin Parikh.
COVID-19 Impact on IT Organizations and Service Provider Relationships
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, IT leaders are asking what actions they should take and what a recovery will look like. The recovery will include reorganization of IT service delivery, invocation of force majeure, and renegotiation of support agreements with third parties. Newly updated for April, 2020, this presentation lays out the expected life-cycle stages for the current pandemic and its impact on IT services short-term and long-term. We also outline specific contractual and legal considerations that IT leaders should understand in renegotiating relationships with service providers. (34 slides). [Research Byte]
What IT Organizations and Service Providers Can Expect in a COVID-19 Recovery
As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues, IT leaders are asking how long this will continue, what actions they should take, and what they can expect in terms of a recovery. In other words, what is the life cycle of a pandemic for IT organizations? And how should organizations plan to tackle the challenges coming their way? Newly updated for April 2020, this Research Byte outlines the stages of a pandemic recovery life cycle and the impact on IT service delivery.