Who is the final decision maker on SaaS tools and Apps purchasing at your company: the business partner (e.g. HR, Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc.) or the IT partner?  (Note the question asks about applications, not infrastructure)

IT is the decision maker 81-100% of the time23%

IT is the decision maker 61-80% of the time49%

IT is the decision maker 41-60% of the time19%

IT is the decision maker 21-40% of the time6%

IT is the decision maker 0-20% of the time1%


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Director, IT Architecture in Software, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
Note: IT is the technology decision maker in these instances, but the business does evaluate the requirements of each solution. So it is a collaborative 50-50 effort.

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