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The Gartner Scenario 2005: IT Leaders' Next Big Decisions

Published: 20 July 2005

ID: G00129618

Analyst(s): Mark McDonald , Daryl Plummer , Stephen Prentice, John Mahoney, Jim Tully, Dale Kutnick , Ken McGee, Diane Morello, Jackie Fenn , Jeff Comport, Bob Hafner


The goal of the Gartner Scenario is to provide user and technology provider clients with our latest predictions on how the IT industry and its products and services will evolve.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Introduction: Economic and Business Forecasts and the Views of CEOs
    • New Priorities for CIOs
    • The CIO Agenda
    • Emerging Business Trends
  • Short-Term Planning: The Next Big IT Decisions
    • The Next Big Decisions in Hardware and Operating Systems
    • The Next Big Decisions in Software
    • The Next Big Decisions in Networking
    • The Next Big Decisions in IT Services and Management
    • The Next Big Decisions for CIOs
  • Long-Term Planning: Emerging Trends
    • Emerging Technology Trends
    • Emerging Trends for IT Professionals
  • Conclusion

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