CDW report: IT investments expected to continue
State and local government information technology (IT) officials are expecting to make significant IT investments in the next six months, despite lowered expectations for IT budget increases, according to a report from Vernon Hills, Ill.-based CDW.
29% of local government IT decision-makers are expecting an increase in IT budgets in the next six months, a seven percentage point increase since data was gathered in June, according to the monitor.
82% of state IT decision makers expect to invest in more software.
13% of state and 8% of local government IT decision-makers plan to increase IT staffing, both up two percentage points since data was gathered in June.
Source: CDW, CDW IT Monitor, Oct. 19, 2011, www.cdwitmonitor.com.