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DESCRIPTIONThis report presents the findings from a survey of 85 Australian enterprises regarding their Information and Communication Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how Australian enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting. https://www.reportscorner.com/reports/15831/ICT-budget-and-staffing-trends-in-Australia---Enterprise-ICT-investment-plans-to-2013/
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2. DescriptionDescriptionReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comThis report presents the findings from a survey of 85 Australianenterprises regarding their Information and CommunicationTechnology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The surveyinvestigates how Australian enterprises currently allocate theirICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT spend,namely hardware, software, IT services, communications andconsulting. 3. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comProduct SynopsisThis report presents the findings from a survey of 85 Australianenterprises regarding their Information and CommunicationTechnology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The surveyinvestigates how Australian enterprises currently allocate theirICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT spend,namely hardware, software, IT services, communications andconsulting.Introduction and LandscapeWhy was the report written?In order to provide a depth of insight into ICT vendors and serviceproviders potential customers.What is the current market landscape and what is changing?The ICT market in Australia is witnessing strong growth, withenterprises spending their budgets across all major technologicalareas. 4. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comWhat are the key drivers behind recent market changes?Kables survey reveals that factors such as the strength andstability of the Australian financial system, the performance of itsmajor trading partners and enterprises need to enhance theiroperational efficiencies and sustainability will drive investmentsacross all major technological areas.What makes this report unique and essential to read?Kable Global ICT Intelligence has invested significant resources inorder to interview CIOs and IT managers about their IT Budgets.Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 80+ ICT decisionmakers in Australian market in H2 2012.Key Features and BenefitsUnderstand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2013 in terms oftheir overall size. 5. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comAppreciate how IT budgets are allocated across the core elementsof IT spend, including hardware, software, services,communications and consulting.Learn how IT Dollars are being spent in areas such as the datacentre, applications, IT management and the network.Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within AustralianorganizationsGain insight into with whom Australian enterprises plan to spendtheir ICT Dollars.Key Market IssuesKable survey reveals that allocation of the ICT budget to end-usercomputing is expected to decline slightly by X% in 2013 over 2012. 6. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comThe relatively lower allocation of IT staff members toinfrastructure management and IT management suggests thatAustralian organisations are trying to reduce their costs in theseareas.The proportion of ICT budget allocated for internal developmentand maintenance will be retained at the same level in 2013compared to 2012, although large enterprises in Australia areexpected to raise their in-house ICT budgets significantly.Australian enterprises are still dependent on legacy fixed-linenetworks, which is evident from the survey as X% of thetelecommunications budget is allocated to fixed voice.Cloud services has limited accessibility among Australianenterprises, as the survey data shows that enterprises areallocating X% of their total IT services budgets here. 7. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comKey HighlightsAustralian enterprises are planning to allocate X% of their totalICT budgets to hardware, software, and communications in 2013,which is slightly more than the combined allocation in 2012.The average hardware budget allocation is dominated by clientcomputing devices, while software licensing is the area where themajor portion of software budgets is being allocated.Kables survey reflects that a significant portion of the average ITservices budget is being allocated to application development (X%), security and privacy services (X%), and desktop services (X%).The potential for productivity improvement through the intelligentuse of technology is recognised as a driving force for ICTinvestment by Australian enterprises. 8. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comAustralian enterprises are judiciously resourcing their IT staffbased on the nature of their involvement in IT and the degree towhich the business depends on it. The survey reveals thatapplications and service support and the help desk functionsconstitute the major portion of IT staff. 9. Table of ContentsTable of ContentsReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.com1 Trends in ICT budgets1.1 Introduction1.2 Survey demographics1.3 ICT budget changes1.4 ICT budget allocation by core technology area1.5 ICT budget allocation by function1.6 ICT spending by entity1.7 IT staff distribution2 Detailed ICT budget allocations2.1 Introduction2.2 Hardware budget breakdown2.3 Software budget breakdowns2.4 Third party IT Services expenditure2.5 Telecommunications budget 10. Table of ContentsTable of ContentsReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.com3 Summary3.1 Australian enterprises are witnessing a rapid change in ICT expenditure: a reflection of continuingtechnological development and service innovation4 Appendix4.1 Definitions4.2 Further reading4.3 Contact the authors 11. For more informationFor more informationReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comFor more information please visit our websitehttps://www.reportscorner.com/reports/15831/ICT-budget-and-staffing-trends-in-Australia---Enterprise-ICT-investment-plans-to-2013/ 12. Reports CornerThank YouThank Youwww.reportscorner.comRCContact us: email@example.com