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ICT procurement trends in the UK - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

  • ID: 2411930
  • February 2013
  • Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • 25 Pages
  • Kable

This report presents the findings from a survey of 136 UK enterprises regarding their approach to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) procurement. The survey investigates the way that UK enterprises like to purchase technology, as well as the major IT and business objectives influencing their IT investment strategies.

Introduction and Landscape

Why was the report written?
To highlight the criteria on which UK enterprises select their IT providers as well as the roles which have influence while making IT purchasing decisions.

What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
UK enterprises are set to increase their IT spending in 2013. Kable's survey shows that ICT spending in the UK is being driven by investments in core technology areas such as security, enterprise applications, IT systems management, and content management.

What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
With enterprises being continuously exposed to malicious attacks on their business critical information, the demand for security solutions is growing.

What makes this report unique and essential to read?
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Table of Contents
1 Enterprise ICT investment trends
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 IT budget changes
1.4 IT investment priorities
2 ICT procurement trends
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Purchasing channels
2.3 Business objectives influencing IT investment strategy
2.4 IT objectives influencing IT investment strategies
2.5 IT provider selection
2.6 Influencers
2.7 ICT infrastructure environment complexity
3 Summary
3.1 Although UK enterprises' preference is for on-premise deployment, the demand for hosted applications is also gaining traction
4 Appendix
4.1 Definitions
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors

List of Tables
Table 1: UK enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Table 2: UK enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among UK enterprises
Table 4: UK enterprises' current and future investment priorities across technology categories
Table 5: UK enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies
Table 6: Business objectives which influence UK enterprises' IT investment strategy
Table 7: IT objectives which influence UK enterprises' IT investment strategy
Table 8: Factors influencing UK enterprises' decision to choose an IT provider
Table 9: Influence of organizational roles in making IT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets
Table 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure in UK enterprises

List of Figures
Figure 1: UK enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 2: UK enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among UK enterprises
Figure 4: UK enterprises' current and future investment priorities across technology categories
Figure 5: UK enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies
Figure 6: Business objectives which influence UK enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 7: IT objectives which influence UK enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 8: Factors influencing UK enterprises' decision to choose an IT provider
Figure 9: Influence of organizational roles in making IT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets
Figure 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure in UK enterprises

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