Gartner's latest CIO study, "Reimagining IT: The 2011 CIO Agenda" highlights several important trends that will have significant impact on technology marketing and sales enablement into 2011 and beyond.
The results are based on survey responses from 2,014 CIOs worldwide, supported by interviews by Gartner analysts with leading CIOs, highlighting the following important trends:
Busted Budgets - IT budgets are expected to increase by just 1% in 2011 over 2010 spending levels, with IT budgets not achieve their 2008 highs for 3 years, until 2014.
Growth Gains Priority - the business strategy for CIOs is migrating from streamlining business processes and reducing enterprise costs to increasing enterprise growth and retaining new customers.
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