IT spending growth slows, as remote work proliferates

Overall IT spending growth will slow slightly in the second quarter of this year, even as tech hiring hits record levels, according to a new survey of IT decision-makers released by Enterprise Technology Research (ETR). The latest iteration of ETR’s Technology Spending Intentions Survey (TSIS), which is issued quarterly, said that hiring demand for IT … Read more

Enterprise Technology Research Releases “Emerging Technology Survey 2022” of IT Decision Makers

 Enterprise Technology Research (ETR), an alternative market research firm, today released its latest findings on enterprise appetite for emerging technologies through its February 2022 Emerging Technology Survey. The new survey informs the global sample of IT decision makers of the emerging companies they should evaluate and utilize; provides the investment community an unparalleled look into their portfolio companies … Read more

This Is the Future Of Remote Work In 2021

The world witnessed a historic shift in the 2020 job market due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While some companies used to offer the ability to work from home as a perk, it has now become the norm for most businesses. By 2025, an estimated 70% of the workforce will be working remotely at least five … Read more

Permanently Remote Workers Seen Doubling In 2021 Due To Pandemic Productivity

The percentage of workers around the world that is permanently working from home is expected to double in 2021 as productivity has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey from U.S.-based Enterprise Technology Research (ETR). ETR in September surveyed about 1,200 chief information officers from around the world across different industries. The CIOs … Read more

For Work to Be Unbound, Security Must Be as Well

In a world of distributed work, protecting data means personalizing security to the individual. Today’s enterprise is truly unbound by the constraints of previous generations. In a recent survey of more than 1,000 CIOs conducted by Enterprise Technology Research, IT decision-makers expect permanent remote work to more than double to 34.4%. This is thanks in … Read more

Coronavirus May Cut Global Corporate Tech Spending 4.1% In 2020

Global companies whose revenues have taken a hit during the coronavirus pandemic plan to cut technology spending this year by as much as 4.1%, according to the latest survey from U.S.-based Enterprise Technology Research (ETR). But that forecast drop in tech budgets would be less than initially feared because many companies actually intend to accelerate … Read more

Startups Still Love Slack But Big Companies Are Bailing

Slack is still king at startups. Nearly 60 percent of startups pay for Slack’s workplace communications software, according to new data from Kruze Consulitng, an accounting firm that analyzed anonymized spending of its nearly 200 venture capital-funded startups. That percentage has declined slightly from last quarter but is still much higher than its competitor Microsoft’s … Read more

Amazon, Microsoft Tighten Grip on Enterprise Tech

Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. appear to be tightening their grip on the enterprise information-technology market, thanks to a head start in cloud computing and ongoing industry consolidation, according to market-research firm ETR. Amazon or Microsoft were cited as the preferred vendors in over half of the top 30 products and services listed as information-technology spending intentions by more than … Read more

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