Business is playing a bigger role in tech buying, but the CIO will still dominate

How project spending in the U.S. is shifting by C-level – and how the CIO should think about the relationship with these executives.
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Andrew Bartels primarily contributes to Forrester's offerings for the CIO. As an analyst, he is a leading expert on tech market trends and sizing, cloud and smart computing technologies, tech budget benchmarks and processes, and tech's impact on business operations. He also researches the growing customization of tech systems for industry-specific solutions for utilities, energy, government, education, and professional services sectors.

Andy is a thought leader in buy-side technologies and business networks. Andy has been with Forrester for 15 years, starting with Giga Information Group which Forrester acquired in 2003.

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