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Security slips out of top-5 IT priorities ranking
August’s IT priorities data reveals a reshuffling of the most important projects as reported by IT pros. Security dropped from the fourth position down to six, opening the door for the first time for both Web technology and IT management to secure spots in the top-5 list.
ERP top software priority among readers, says ZDNet study
ERP is the key software initiative organizations are now focused on according to the latest IT Priorities data. The software category as a whole jumped last month from the number four top IT priority to number two, stopping short of VoIP which remained untouched as the dominant topic on the minds of IT decision makers.
ZDNet study: Renewed interest in enterprise portals
In our latest IT Priorities survey, ZDNet Research found that enterprise portals are back in the spotlight as organizations with 500 or more employees plan for deployments in the short-term and 12-months out. ERP, Intrusion detection, VoIP, and infrastructure consolidation are also high on the priority list.
Consolidation top priority for European enterprises
Industry analyst reporter Tekraticovers survey results from Forrester Research who asked large European firms to list their top IT priorities for 2005. Here is a summary:2005 IT Priorities of European EnterprisesInfrastructure consolidation: Almost two-thirds of European enterprises plan to prioritize efforts to consolidate existing IT infrastructure -- a quarter of them consider it a top priority for 2005.
Happy Anniversary! 2004 in review
We've talked a lot about the marriage between our IT Priorities data and our new analytical tool, BT Trax--our window into which technologies IT decision makers are implementing and the kinds of information they rely on to identify, select, and buy the best solutions. As a toast to their one year anniversary, here's a look at what they taught us in 2004.