Where to Invest Your IT Budget Now

August, 2003


The biggest question on the minds of CIOs today is where to focus–or rather refocus–IT budgets. Should they retool for an economic recovery, or place emphasis on maintaining the current infrastructure in view of a delayed recovery and a restrained IT spending outlook. Short of a strong fourth quarter uplift, indications of a recovery could be delayed until sometime in 2004. In this article, Computer Economics offers advice on where to put the precious budget dollars for a wide range of economic outcomes.