CIN IT Spending Special Report

By CIN Staff

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CIN has been running numerous articles and columns recently related to IT spending and budgeting. To help IT execs with their research, keeping you up-to-date with spending trends and letting you read what industry analysts are predicting, we've collected several of them here, with summaries and links.

An Industry-By-Industry Spending Report: Find out who what industries will be the big IT spenders and who which ones will cut their budgets in 2002.

Time for IT to Rise from the Ashes?: Coming off the first-ever year-to-year drop in U.S. IT spending, there's no lack of research predicting 2002 will be a better year to be in the technology business.

Despite Banks' IT Spending, Productivity Gains Lacking: A McKinsey & Co. report finds that amid heavy spending on CRM and other service-oriented projects, banks' productivity growth rates have declined.

The Roundup: Did Somebody Say IT Predictions?: A top-10 list for the IT industry in 2002, plus reports on enterprise conferencing, wireless advances and why e-retailers are smiling.

See How They Spend It: As their budgets hold steady or fall, IT execs are helping their companies achieve growth through a smarter use of IT dollars. Here are some strategies in action.

Enterprise CRM Spending Seen Stagnating: Corporations are conserving cash and looking for bargains when hunting for CRM technology, according to report.

IT Spending to Rebound Slightly in 2002: Finding consensus with others' predictions, Giga Information says spending will rebound 4% next year after falling 5% in 2001.

2002: New Goals for IT Investment: After a lull in spending, CIOs are seen focusing on projects that yield cost savings, such as consolidation of servers and applications.

Report: IT/IS Spending Bottoms Out: A new CyberAtlas Research report suggests that spending on IT/IS has hit bottom and will begin to rebound in 2002.