To drive successful business outcomes, it is critical to evaluate IT initiatives within the context of the broader market environment. TEKsystems' quarterly IT Executive Outlook Survey is designed to ...
keep you informed of significant and emerging trends so you
can effectively plan and implement your initiatives with realistic budget, timeline and workforce requirements.
There are big goals for business being set in 2013.
IT leaders are essential for success.
TEKsystems surveyed over 600 IT leaders about the needs and challenges they will face in 2013.
The business areas with the biggest demand for IT:
(Operations, Marketing/Sales, Finance/Accounting).
Meeting these demands requires attention to these priorities:
(Application services, Infrastructure services, Outsourcing services)
The greatest impacts on these priorities:
(Business Intelligence, Cloud computing, Security, Shortage of IT workers)
Over 2.5X the leaders anticipate increases rather than decreases to their permanent and temporary workforces.
They will also need increases in their budgets.
Nearly half (48%) expect increases in IT budget.
More than half (55%) expect to pay their IT professionals more.
And more than half (54%) are confident that their IT budgets will support their strategic needs.
But that means nearly 50% do not feel that way. The fate of IT and the business it supports hangs in a delicate balance.
To win in a competitive market IT leaders must overcome these key challenges:
(Acquiring budget, Attract/retain/develop talent, Increase IT performance).
The solution? TEKsystems.
TEKsystems' deep insight enables us to help our clients achieve their business goals -- while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives.
For more information about this survey, please check out: http://www.teksystems.com/resources/research/it-trends/annual-it-forecast-2013
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