Outlook for IT Spending and Staffing in 2013

January, 2013


This annual report provides guidance for IT executives as they firm up spending plans for the coming year. It is also useful for IT product and service providers in forecasting economic trends for IT spending for 2013. It is based on our fourth-quarter poll of 162 organizations worldwide. The study assesses the spending and staffing actions IT managers are currently taking, the budget actions they took over the past year, and what they are including in their budget plans for the year ahead. Our outlook report provides 2013 forecasts for IT operational spending, IT capital spending, and IT hiring. We also forecast pay raises for IT workers in North America. (34 pp., 27 fig.)
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