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Insights from the 2013 SIM IT Trends Study Team
2013 has seen the highest response rate ever in the 34-year history of the SIM IT Trends Study. Nearly 600 senior IT leaders from 484 unique organizations answered the questionnaire, including 285 CIOs (the top IT professional in their organization).
Some insights drawn from this year's survey are as follows:
IT leaders are very concerned about meeting business needs, security, shortage of IT skills and talent, and business continuity.
Relatively smaller investments sometimes have bigger organizational risks and thus concern IT leadership much more than some large investments. For example, security and continuity of operations.
Managing IT is anything but easy. IT leaders must balance the often conflicting priorities of effectively serving the needs of their organizations and IT operational excellence.
The results of the survey will be made available to all 2013 SIMposium attendees at the conference in November, and made available to the entire SIM membership in December of this year.
Stay tuned for more highlights from the survey!
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