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China Summary Translation: Survey Analysis: IT Key Metrics Data Shows IT Spending and Staffing Trends in Chinese Enterprises

Published: 02 October 2014

ID: G00270347

Analyst(s): Lily Mok


Gartner collected IT Key Metrics Data from Chinese CIOs and IT leaders to analyze IT spending and staffing at Chinese enterprises in 2012. CIOs and IT leaders in China can use this as a benchmark to strategically allocate IT investment and deliver more value to the business.

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Survey Analysis: IT Key Metrics Data Shows IT Spending and Staffing Trends in Chinese Enterprises

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Chinese CIOs Are Facing Challenges in Getting Support From Enterprise Executives for IT Spending
  • Rapid Growth of the Chinese Economy Causes Chinese CIOs to Allocate More IT Spending to Grow the Business
  • Chinese CIOs Are Similar to Their Peers in Other Regions of the World in Allocating Resources by Technology Domain
  • Recommendations on Using IT Key Metrics Data
  • Survey Methodology
  • Definitions
    • Total IT Spending or Budget
    • Revenue
    • Operational Expense
    • Company Employees
    • IT FTEs
    • Run, Grow and Transform
    • IT Spending Distribution: Hardware, Software, Personnel, Outsourcing

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