by CIO Staff

How IT Saves Money, and Where It Spends

Aug 15, 20031 min
IT Leadership

We surveyed the CIO 100 honorees—organizations that cut across many industries and the public sector—to find out how they solve the do-more-with-less equation. Below are their responses to questions about cutting and investing in IT goods and services. (For the full survey results, go to

Where They Save

CIO 100 honorees are cutting costs with resourceful practices. The sharpest knife falls not on hardware or software costs but on IT consulting services, where companies are saving more than a third on average.

*This combines both preproject and implementation consulting.

Where They Spend

Asked to list IT investment areas for this year, CIO 100 survey respondents named ERP most often

Source: “cio 100 honoree survey”