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Part of a ZDNet Special Feature: IT Budgeting 2015: Planning the Next Stage

Executive's guide to the modern IT budget (free ebook)

Organizations are grappling with spending decisions for 2015, balancing complicated equations that include new technologies and shifting priorities.

IT spending is on the upswing. According to Gartner, 2014 is on track to see a 2.1 percent increase over last year. The picture looks even brighter for 2015, with predictions of a 3.7 percent gain over this year. Where will IT and business leaders be spending their tech dollars?

A recent survey by Tech Pro Research asked IT professionals about their major budget priorities for 2015. Topping the list were improving efficiency and business processes, using tech to increase productivity, managing risk, and reducing IT cost. In concrete terms, that means many budget discussions will center on things like WAN optimization, big data solutions, cloud migration strategies, and investments in mobile business applications.

ZDNet and TechRepublic put together this ebook to help IT and business leaders navigate the complicated landscape of technology spending. It looks at how organizations are leveraging tech investments to fuel business growth, ways IT can pursue innovative solutions while still keeping the lights on, and where corporate IT is planning to spend its money.


 Executive's guide to the modern IT budget is available as a free PDF download for registered ZDNet and TechRepublic members. If you're not already a member, you can click here to register. It only takes a moment.

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