IT Spending and Staffing
Benchmarks 2021/2022

Our IT Spending and Staffing Benchmarks study for 2021/2022 provides
a comprehensive view of the current state of IT Budgeting and staffing
levels for business and governmental organizations in the US and Canada.

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Saurabh Verma

Research Leader

Saurabh Verma has over 8 years of industry analyst, consulting, and corporate strategy experience, and had advised 30+ clients (enterprises, service providers, and PE firms), on their strategic issues and endeavors in the global sourcing and digital transformation spaces. His areas of focus include levers enabling digital transformation such as blockchain, intelligent automation, hybrid cloud, AI & advanced analytics, IoT, tech-platforms across BFS, insurance, airlines & airports, healthcare, utilities, telecom, and retail.

He has also worked with Everest Group, where he headed the Insurance BPS practice, Mahindra Group as a strategy and operations consultant, and Elara Capital as an investment banking associate. The initial stint of his professional experience was with Bharti Airtel, the leading telecom operator in India, and was part of the 4-membered team responsible for launching 4G in India.


  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Business Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Captive and Shared Services Strategy
  • Digital Strategy and Transformation
  • Enterprise Cloud
  • Information and CyberSecurity
  • IT Strategy & Optimization
  • Market Entry & Industry Development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Risk & Compliance


  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Energy & Resources
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • High Tech & Telecommunications
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Private Equity
  • Retail and Consumer Goods
  • Start-ups
  • Travel & Transportation


  • Everest Group
  • Mahindra Comviva
  • Elara Capital
  • Bharti Airtel Limited