Published: 26 February 2016
Analyst(s): Barbara Gomolski, Kurt Potter, Sanil Solanki, Ken McGee, Jim McGittigan
With the threat of difficult economic times ahead, anxious IT executives are bracing for a return to cost-cutting efforts they pursued just a few years ago. Despite some troubling parallels with 2008, we believe 2016 will be different for two key reasons — both of which are good news for IT.
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