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IT Priorities and Budgets Quarterly Survey: Q1 2022

 IT Priorities and Budgets Quarterly Survey: Q1 2022

This quarterly survey will track benchmarks in IT priorities and budgets through 2022. Benchmark against your peers in Q1.

What IT projects are you focussing on this quarter? (Select all that apply)

50%Enabling hybrid/flexible work infrastructure/support
56%Reducing costs/improving financial efficiency
29%Improving sustainability (e.g., reducing carbon footprint, green initiatives)
42%Talent management (hiring/retaining the right skill sets)
38%Workflow automation (introducing or enhancing initiatives and technologies)
32%Cybersecurity (introducing or enhancing initiatives and technologies)
26%Digital transformation (introducing or enhancing initiatives and technologies)
18%Cloud migration (introducing or enhancing initiatives and technologies)
18%IT services management (ITSM)
15%Technological innovation (researching/implementing emerging technologies)
0%None of these
0%Other
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Were you satisfied with the progress made on your IT goals in the last quarter?

9%Too early to tell
34%Very satisfied
47%Moderately satisfied
7%Neutral
2%Moderately dissatisfied
0%Very dissatisfied
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Do you feel your IT budget is adequate to make progress on your IT projects this quarter?

9%The budget provides more than adequate coverage
49%The budget provides adequate coverage
22%The budget is stretched
13%The budget is slightly below what’s required
7%The budget is inadequate to achieve our goals
1%Not sure
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How has your IT budget changed in this quarter compared to last quarter?

11%Increase of more than 10%
29%Increase of 5-10%
20%Increase of less than 5%
30%Unchanged
4%Decrease of less than 5%
3%Decrease of 5-10%
3%Decrease of more than 10%
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Is your IT spend increasing in any of the following areas this quarter? (Select all that apply)

36%IT management
41%Personnel
48%Software
23%Hardware
35%Applications
34%Infrastructure and operations (I/O)
16%End-user service
18%External services
9%None of these
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From the same list, is your IT spend decreasing in any of the following areas this quarter? (Select all that apply)

16%IT management
18%Personnel
17%Software
29%Hardware
11%Applications
18%Infrastructure and operations (I/O)
11%End-user service
20%External services
34%None of these
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Other than budget, are any of the following challenging when it comes to your IT projects this quarter? (Select all that apply)

41%Supply chain shortages (e.g., difficulty procuring hardware)
67%Talent shortages (e.g., difficulty hiring, talent retention etc.)
50%Talent gaps (e.g., insufficient skills within team)
29%Covid-related disruptions
27%Team morale
23%Project management gaps
13%Product management gaps
11%Lack of business support
8%Lack of board support
14%Change management (e.g., undergoing a merger, acquisition or other major changes within the org)
2%None of these
0%Other
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To what extent do you agree with the following: “I am confident I will achieve my IT goals this quarter.”

8%Strongly agree
64%Agree
22%Neutral
5%Disagree
1%Strongly disagree
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436 responses