CIO poll reveals a sharp increase in IT spending

The latest CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook survey reports that the majority of IT leaders will increase spending on new projects in the coming year.

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The latest CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook reveals a sharp rise in the number of IT leaders planning to increase new or discretionary spending. The 61 percent who will boost spending is up from the 48 percent in 2013 and 47 percent in 2014. (Results are based on 230 respondents who indicated they are the top IT executive at their company or business unit.)

The increase in IT spending represents the highest percent since the inception of our Economic Poll in 2009 (see the chart below).

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