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The 2006 CIO IT Spending Survey Summary of FindingsRBC interviewed 50 CIO-level U.S. and Canadian executives across multiple industries regarding their spending intentions for the remainder of 2006 and 2007. Some key findings:
I. Overall Spending Outlook Stable improvement in IT spending for the rest of 2006Survey results indicate stable IT spending for remainder of 2006 - assuming the global economic outlook does not deteriorate. According
II. Software Spending Software spending will increase seven per cent, with focus on security, business intelligence and electronic content management.Trends that surveyed CIOs outlined included: Standardizing on larger vendors to reduce cost and
III. Services and Outsourcing Spending Services and outsourcing spending in line with the marketSurveyed CIOs say their projected spending on services and outsourcing is apace of the broader market at five per cent.
IV. Hardware Spending Hardware Spending Lagging Software and ServicesFour per cent growth in hardware spending is consistent with the do-more-with-less mantra. The slowing growth rate also reflects the downward trend in price points.
V. Wireless/Communications Spending One of the fastest-growing segments, with seven per cent growthTop areas are voice over IP (VoIP) and wireless data. Wireless security is No. 2. Research In Motion is still the
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