7 key IT investments for 2019 (and 3 going cold)

Technology investments are both soaring and falling as digital transformation grips enterprises of all types and sizes. Here's a look at 2019's likely tech hot and cold spots.

7 key tech investments for 2019 (and 3 that are growing cold)
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Digital transformation is shaking the IT industry to its roots, and CIOs are reacting by strengthening their stakes in several promising new technologies while pulling back investments in other sectors.

A recent Gartner survey, "2019 CIO Agenda: Secure the Foundation for Digital Business," identified several digital transformation technology areas that are experiencing strong enterprise investment support and a handful of sectors that are either languishing or retrenching.

Digital transformation is a rebalancing act, the survey of over 3,100 CIOs in 89 countries reports. "Digital business hinges on sound IT, combining new, disruptive technologies." It also involves taking a close look at allocations in tech areas that no longer seem as bright as they used to be.

Here's how tech investments are shaping up for CIOs in 2019.

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