IDC’s Chris Murphy discusses the steps CIOs and IT buyers should take to keep IT spending under control despite the recent inflation.
IDC has been tracking technology spending in the Worldwide Black Book since the 1980s, and you’d be forgiven for thinking there are fewer surprises and unexpected statistics today. The technology industry is now a much more mature sector of the global economy, even compared to as recently as the early 2000s.
Overall IT spending may be more predictable than in the past, as an increasing share of end-user tech spend moves from volatile Capex to relatively stable Opex thanks partly to the growth of cloud and mobile, but the key to gaining competitive advantage still lies in being first to recognise significant shifts, anomalies and surprising trends. Here are just five of them.
Read this blog for an overview on where the conversation surrounding the massive DX Spending trend is taking us — to a more granular and focused discussion, in which the size of the market is far more relevant. Learn why those that speak of DX only in the context of business model change are missing the mark.