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Worldwide IT spending will hit US$3.8 trillion this year, up from $3.7 trillion in 2013, according to Gartner.
Many Australian companies could increase their IT budgets next year with analyst firm Gartner forecasting total tech spending will jump by 2.3 per cent year-on-year.
Instead of battling with public and private cloud trade-offs, more organisations are turning to a hybrid cloud model, according to Gartner.
Telecoms technology spending is forecast to grow modestly at a 0.6 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2013 to 2017, reaching US$60 billion by 2017, according to analyst firm Ovum.
Researchers at the University of Tennessee have studied a variety of outsourcing deals-from IT and back-office work to manufacturing and logistics-and identified the most common mistakes organizations make when partnering with an external provider.
It's official: IT budgets, once so resilient in the face of three years of worsening economic news, aren't immune to the downturn after all.
No company is immune from the economy's ebb and flow. So it's no surprise that, in the face of a fearsome downturn, IT shops are scrambling to figure out where they should cut.
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