ESG Research Report: 2015 IT Spending Intentions Survey
ESG Research Report
In order to assess IT spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 601 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2014 IT spending as well as their 2015 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or at a business unit/division/branch level.
Table of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Report Conclusions
  • Introduction
    • Research Objectives
  • Research Findings
    • IT Organizations Optimistic about 2015
      • Midmarket Organizations Slightly More Confident
      • 2015 IT Spending Trends by Industry
      • Younger Organizations and Leading-edge IT Consumers Will Continue to Increase Spending in 2015
      • Shifting IT Budget Dynamics
    • Information Security: Common Ground for Business and IT in 2015
      • IT Places Premium on Security While Continuing to Increase Cloud Service Usage
      • Line-of-Business Driving Increased Focus on Security and Risk Management
    • IT Cost Mitigation Strategies
  • Conclusion
    • Research Implications for Technology Vendors
    • Research Implications for IT Professionals
  • Research Methodology
  • Respondent Demographics
    • Respondents by Job Responsibility
    • Respondents by Budget Responsibility
    • Respondents by Number of Employees
    • Respondents by Industry
    • Respondents by Annual Revenue
    • Respondents by Total 2014 Overall IT Budget
    • Respondents by Number of IT Staff
    • Respondents by Number of Data Centers
    • Respondents by Number of Production Servers
    • Respondents by Length of Organizations’ Existence
    • Respondents by Region
    • Respondents by IT Purchasing Pattern