CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities 2017

Tech Budgets On the Rise For Past Five Years
54%

53%

53%

48%

46%
39%

37%
28%

32%

30%

28%

28%

Jan. 09

22%

Sept. 09

36%

32%

38%

39%

Apr. 10

18%

Nov. 10

13%

19%

Apr. 11

Increase

34%

57%

33%

53%

35%

56%

31%

23%

29%

28%
20%

48%

51%

53%

16%

Aug. 11

Jan. 12

Decrease

11%

12%

13%

Nov. 14

Nov. 15

Nov. 16

13%

12-Jul

Nov. 12

Nov. 13

Remain the Same

Q: Will your overall IT budget increase, decrease or remain the same in the next 12 months compared to the past 12 months?
Source: CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities, 2017

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Predictive Analytics and Disaster Recovery Top
Tech Initiative Spending Increases
Predictive analytics
Business continuity/disaster recovery
Hybrid cloud
Mobile devices
AI (Artificial intelligence)
Data management/storage
Public cloud
Private cloud
Internet of Things
Machine learning/cognitive systems
Virtualization, storage
Virtualization, server
Virtualization, desktop/application
Co-location services
SDN
Software defined WAN

52%
51%
47%
46%
46%
46%
42%
40%
39%
37%
37%
37%
37%
34%
25%
23%
Increase

25%

2%
43%

6%

39%
41%

20%

19%
24%

34%
38%

Remain the Same

3%
5%

3%
44%

35%
38%
5%
4%
46%
51%
47%
48%
4%
4%

8%
6%
9%
5%
7%
4%
8%

Decrease

Q: Will your spending for each of the following technology initiatives increase, decrease or remain the same in the next 12 months compared to the
past 12 months? BASE: Among those having some interest in the technology initiative
Source: CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities, 2017

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BI/Analytics and Security Top App/Operating Platform
Spending Increases
Business intelligence & analytics
Projects to secure enterprise information assets
CRM
Mobile enterprise apps
Business process management
Marketing automation
HR software
Enterprise mobility management
ERP
Windows 10 deployment
Social/collaboration tools
Supply chain
Open source

70%
59%
47%
46%
38%
37%
36%
35%
32%
31%
30%
26%
19%
Increase

Remain the Same

22%
31%
39%
36%
46%
40%
49%
46%
51%
45%
50%
48%
55%

2%
4%
5%

4%
6%
4%

9%
5%
8%
6%
8%
8%
8%

Decrease

Q: Will your spending for each of the following applications/operating platforms increase, decrease or remain the same in the next 12 months
compared to the past 12 months? BASE: Among those having some interest in the application or operating platform
Source: CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities, 2017

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Spending With New Tech Companies Increasing
Spending with New Tech
Companies in the Next Year

Q: How do you expect the percentage of your organization’s spending with newer technology companies (for example, Slack, ThoughtSpot, PernixData) will change
during the next year? AND Q: As a proportion of your organization’s total technology spending, how would you describe the level of spending with newer
technology companies (for example, Slack, ThoughtSpot, PernixData) over the past 12 months?
Source: CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities, 2017

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DevOps Increasing in Adoption
Already in place

25%

16%

Will adopt within the next 24 months

17%

26%

31%

No plans to adopt DevOps

38%

19%
21%

Not sure

2017

2016

Q: At what stage is your organization with regard to adopting DevOps practices?

Source: CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities, 2017

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